Essamba Art – Discover the world through the eyes of Angèle Etoundi Essamba


Because of its various virtues : fertility, nourishing and medicinal virtues, entertaining value, a broken calabash is never thrown away in the African culture, instead, it is getting repaired.

The repaired calabash refers to a stitched human wound.
Wounded bodies going through the process of healing.

HEALING echoes the unheard voices, fissured, bearers of stigmata and their strength to stand up and move forward.

This work also refers to the importance of recycling things that were automatically doomed to abandonment.

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