Postage stamps have been in circulation since the eighteenth century; more than 200 years later they are still sold but aren’t used as much as they were and are now more of a collection/collector’s item because of the historical value particular stamps carry.
The printmaking technique I chose in this series makes use of silkscreening because of the poster-like design of the prints. This series of prints came about after I attended a student council campaign at the University of the Witwatersrand for the 2019 national elections. I took some of the phrases that were said and interpreted them visually to show that nothing is what it seems.
Silk screen Print by Minenkulu Ngoyi
silk screen on paper, unframed
Ltd Edition of 5, EV
W:49cm x H:71cm x D:01cm (paper size unframed)
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