Tchigangi

Like a hand-carved mask or ornament, the buffalo head at first represented death, but its meaning has evolved as the dialogue in her work has…

As meninas

Helena specifically explores the archive of images given to her by Commander Nel, grappling with the content and, through the lithographic print process, disrupting both his images…

Nel and officers

Like a hand-carved mask or ornament, the buffalo head at first represented death, but its meaning has evolved as the dialogue in her work has…

Nel

In 2017 Helena visited the former Commanding Officer of the 32 Battalion, Gert Nel, and he showed her his personal archive of military images. Helena’s 2018-19…

The day the moon did not rise

Helena specifically explores the archive of images given to her by Commander Nel, grappling with the content and, through the lithographic print process, disrupting both his…

In times of innocence

Like a hand-carved mask or ornament, the buffalo head at first represented death, but its meaning has evolved as the dialogue in her work has…