Memory and Magic.The art of Andry Kashivi and Bongi Kasiki was recently on display at the National Art Gallery of Namibia in Windhoek, forming part of the exhibition Memory and Magic--Contemporary Art of the !Xun and Khwe.
Most of these San artists were born in Angola, where they and their families got caught between the lines Between the lines can refer to:
settled - established in a desired position or place; not moving about; "nomads...absorbed among the settled people"; "settled areas"; "I don't feel entirely settled here"; "the advent of settled in the arid plains of Schmidtsdrift, a farm near Kimberly in northern South Africa South Africa, Afrikaans Suid-Afrika, officially Republic of South Africa, republic (2005 est. pop. 44,344,000), 471,442 sq mi (1,221,037 sq km), S Africa. , which now houses the biggest settlement of displaced San people in the region.
Unlike the Kuru kuru /ku·ru/ (koo´roo) an infectious form of prion disease with a long incubation period found only in New Guinea and thought to be associated with ritual cannibalism.
n. Art Project in Botswana, the !Xun and Khwe Cultural Project has been poorly supported. However, international interest was created by German art collector Hella Rabbethge-Schiller, who bought many of the artworks to encourage the artists. She exhibited them in Europe, and many artworks were sold.
Through this current exhibition, which is travelling from South Africa via Namibia and Botswana back to South Africa with support from the Goethe Institute/NaDS, local interest has been generated, and many of the artworks will return back to Southern Africa.