Can strips, wire | 10.75-11.5 inches height | South Africa | Contemporary
These figures, part of Nativity Scene, are handmade from recycled materials in Orange Farm, the largest informal settlement in South Africa. Located about 28mi (45km) from Johannesburg, Gauteng Province, it is home to many Zimbabweans in exile.
The process can take days to complete. Animals and cars are among the most popular subjects, though Christian characters themes including nativity are also well-known.
can strips, wire | 9.5-11 inches