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Lignified: I Push The Boundaries Of Stick Men In Charcoal And Pen
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Lignified: I Push The Boundaries Of Stick Men In Charcoal And Pen

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These are my large scale drawings of stick men. In these works I explore the construction of identity, focusing on our portrayal of self. It’s usually a wishful desire of being able to construct the self from organic components as opposed to social conventions and constructs, which dominate our movements and choices.

The skeleton is freed from the layers of social imposition and expectation. We clad it back with very specific ideologies of what we want people to portray us as. It’s the power of our own choice.

These abstract portraits show organic material in resistance with the forced forms of the person. They portray the idea that no matter how organic we think the process of identity is, it will always be constructed through norms.

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Gawie Joubert

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I’m Gawie Joubert, a artist living and working in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Gawie Joubert

Gawie Joubert

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I’m Gawie Joubert, a artist living and working in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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