The Return of the Benin Bronzes
  • The Return of the Benin Bronzes

    The return of the Benin Bronzes, 2021

    Digital painting with virtual reality QR code on Hahnemühle Photo Rag paper

    120x150 cm

    Edition 1 of 1 + 1 AP


    VR Painting

    This work explores the importance & implication of Museums in Black Lives Matters


    The last 2 years must not only be remembered as the time of a pandemic but as the change where diversity and inclusion were finally heard. This painting was born as a result of conversations with a friend of mine, who wants to remain anonymous, about Colonial Museums. An internet map in this painting opens a dialogue about how contradictory is for us to hold artefacts of other nations, now that we have full access to information online. At this point in our history, It cannot be more urgent to emphasize the return of these heritage works (for example the Benin Bronzes) to begin the restoration of equality and dignity