Friday, 13 June 2014

I'M A NON EUROPEAN



"I'm  an African" I say. 
"But your'e white?" they ask. "And your ancestors are from Europe? Are you not a European then?"
"No" I say proudly. "I'm a non European" and deep inside I wonder about this complexity. Luckily they leave it at that. I can't even begin to explain.



60 x 45 watercolour and charcoal



1 comment:

  1. Jip. Ek is moeg van verduidelik. So baie (of liewer: so min) mense van ander dele van die wereld weet iets van Suid Afrika af. Sommiges ken darem vir Madiba. But Africans are black? Are you from Europe, where did your parents migrate from? Was die Aparthied ding dan nie groot buite Suid Afrika nie? Het die wereld dan nie die Whites van South Africa gehaat nie? Of het dit nooit regtig saak gemaak nie? Ek wil nie meer verduidelik nie. Ek is nou van Lesotho, 'n klein landjie ver van die see af.

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