Artist Lindani Nyandeni on using the pain of being an orphan to create heart-wrenching artwork

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Artist Lindani Nyandeni's work is a way of finding healing from losing his mom at age six years old
Artist Lindani Nyandeni's work is a way of finding healing from losing his mom at age six years old
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His work tells a story of pain he cannot express in words.

A painting of a young boy appearing to lean forward and listen to a motherly figure is featured in his latest work. It is set against a black background, as if it’s in a dream, a place that doesn’t exist in the colour of reality.

Fine artist Lindani Nyandeni was six years old when his mom died. His longing for her and how he imagines life could have been if she was alive is the inspiration behind his new exhibition.

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