Show curator @deepestdarkest_art @deonredman of the 'Bloodlines: imagined histories' exhibition currently on in De Waterkant with 'Colar' installation by @izannewiid
From the artist:
‘colar’ - (transitive) to leave, go away, depart
hangman’s knot - the hangman’s knot or noose (also known as a collar during the Elizabethan era) is a well-known knot most associated with its use in hanging a person as a form of capital punishment.
sjambok – ‘sambok’ in Afrikaans, originally made from Rhinoceros hide, an effective weapon used traditionally as a means of self-defense, to exert control over animals or other people, through pain compliance or fear of pain. In South Africa it is sometimes seen as synonymous with the apartheid era, but also used outside the official judiciary by those who mete out discipline imposed by extralegal courts to punish the ‘sondebok’.
dildo – a sex toy, often explicitly phallic in appearance, intended for sexual penetration or rather sexual activity during masturbation, or sexual activity with sex partners.
gemsbok horn – Gemsbok are widely hunted for their spectacular horns, used primarily to defend themselves or their offspring from predators.
gemsbok/gemsbuck (oryx gazelle)-horn morphed into a sjambok-dildo
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#horn #rubber #sculpture #colar