Since November, Levester Williams (M.F.A. ’16) has been creating sculptures and installations that engage with the politics and poetics of space and place in Johannesburg during its ongoing transformation into a post-apartheid city. He is exploring themes such as identity, memory and community in Johannesburg’s urban landscape.
“It was a huge learning experience because I got to make contact and immerse myself in a different cultural environment, but also, at the same time, I learned so much about myself and my own culture,” he said. “It’s like a paradigm shift happened within my life and within my artwork,” said Williams.
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