IMG 1098 Photograph by thina

Azwifarwi Ragimana - Yacoob’s Bench, 2003–2004

Azwifarwi Ragimana (1962–)
Yacoob’s Bench (2003–2004)
Kiaat wood, 2090 x 1065 x 1105 mm
CCAC# 0311

Acquired by the Artworks Committee from Gallery 181 in 2004

This work was made for Justice Zak Yacoob, a blind man who served on the Constitutional Court bench from 1998–2013. The artist carved out textured hands to symbolise a sense of touch. Yacoob used the table for reading braille documents in the court’s garden.

Photograph by Thina Miya © CCT

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