As the weather turns, I find that my usually vibrant colour palette gets subverted by an inclination towards the monochrome. It’s clearest when it comes to my wardrobe but, I realised it happening with the photos I was taking too! Here are a few …
[Above: sculpture by Sandile Zulu, titled ‘Spinal Diagnoses: A Histopathological Case II’. Seen at the 1:54 Art Fair. Top image: Beaded jewellery from Sidai Designs, at the ‘Africa Calling’ pop-up curated by Shake the Dust which, returns soon]
[Brass rings on display at Sapellé‘s new brick-and-mortar store in London]
[Zulu wire baskets by Gone Rural, also at the ‘Africa Calling’ pop-up shop mentioned above]
The silver lining is: the variety of shapes, textures and patterns in these photos belie that the hues of winter cannot inspire.
All photos by me, Lulu Kitololo
Hints of colour and tropical delight this winter – here.
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