I MPORTANT SA SCULPTURES FOR DURBAN ART GALLERY
Asked about the work Ntuli said: “Rummaging through scrap heaps and dumps, tearing my flesh and my clothes, I uncover putative works of art — wheelbarrows, motorbike frames, differentials, spanners, spades and forks, hoes and picks.
“As a poet and academic as well as a community person I seek a language that is accessible, but deep. This piece, which is about recycling, is also about the need to recycle our original intentions when we set out to liberate ourselves from oppression.”
Mdu Xakaza, director of the Durban Art Gallery, said the significance of their decision to acquire the works is even