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Author: Sihle Motsa

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Frida Orupabo

FridaLies, 2022, IMG_M8_IMG_8081 2 web

To gaze at the artist’s work is to encounter the vagaries of history, to be fixed in a time mitigated by the whims of the clock, an arbitrary sequence that fails to account for how Black femininity exists both within and without modernist time.

Sihle Motsa on the work of Frida Orupabo
Lies, 2022

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