Foreign Objects

MOFFAT TAKADIWA – Foreign Objects, Tyburn Gallery, 26 Barrett Street, London, W1, until 23rd January 2016

 

Moffat Takadiwa, Foreign Objects, 2015, Exhibition view, Courtesy the artist and Tyburn Gallery

Moffat Takadiwa, Foreign Objects, 2015,
Exhibition view,
Courtesy the artist and Tyburn Gallery

In his first UK solo show the Zimbabwean artist has produced a group of hanging wall sculptures that underline the dominant influence of foreign products in both Zimbabwe and other African countries.

Moffat Takadiwa, Head Spin 4, 2015, Found spray tops, Approx. diameter 60cm, Courtesy the artist and Tyburn Gallery

Moffat Takadiwa, Head Spin 4, 2015,
Found spray tops, Approx. diameter 60cm,
Courtesy the artist and Tyburn Gallery

Indeed, they should give us all pause for thought since the intriguing sculptures are made up from found pieces including old plastic bottle tops, keyboards and other discarded electrical goods, spray cans, fishing lines, tyre rubber and even tooth paste.

Moffat Takadiwa, Foreign Smell, 2015, Found spray-can, 270 x 95 x 12 cm, Courtesy the artist and Tyburn Gallery

Moffat Takadiwa, Foreign Smell, 2015,
Found spray-can, 270 x 95 x 12 cm,
Courtesy the artist and Tyburn Gallery

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