Eugene Hön - Violent Vicissitude 1, 2020

Eugene Hön (1953–)
Violent Vicissitude 1
Digitally printed transfers fired onto ceramic, 300 x 425 mm

CCAC# 0583

Donated by the artist in 2020

Series: Violent Vicissitude 1

Hön uses the porcelain to reflect white privilege in contrast to those left destitute, with the red ants referring to forced evictions. The chameleons were inspired by a graffitied prayer in a derelict building where Siyabonga Dludla lives, who makes a living selling sheep heads, imploring one not to be absorbed by anger like a chameleon.

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