ARTIST: VINCENT CHIWALA
MATERIALS USED: OIL PAINT, CANVAS BOARD, PENCILS BRUSHES and PAINT PALLET
Art is an important part of human life as it speaks and influences societies through symbolism and asthetics.
The visual artist produced a provocative art work that speaks on Covid-19.
The artist tries to project an inticing woman whose somewhat nude (open to more interpretation) for the viewer to see that she is wearing a mask.
Then the mask is a representation of taking positive percussions towards combating Covid-19.
We have all heard and seen the negative effects of Covid-19 on the social, economic and political terrains of the world. There is massive unemployment, posing health hazard, and increase in poverty mostly in third world countries. Most families have been affects, inclusively of Artist.
Therefore, it is important to sensitise the masses on Covid-19 and end the pandemic through art. Hence,
The artist started working on the piece in 2019 December on part-time weekly basis and completed it in May 2020.
This artwork is 80*60cm big and used.