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Controversial artist Ayanda Mabulu shares his views on politics


ART AFRICA met up with South African artist, Ayanda Mabulu at his studio at the Bag Factory in Fordsburg, Johannesburg. Mabulu was born in 1983 in King William’s Town in the Eastern Cape and is best known for his satirical paintings.

He spoke to us about his recent controversial work, Spear Down My Throat (The Pornography of Power) (2015), the role of powerful female figures in his life and how art should be used as a tool to combat corruption.

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