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Umbazi (x) Iphazili

This 3D collaboration called Victory depicts a futuristic Zulu and Roman soldier mix, one of our goals as a team is to merge different cultures together to create one unified being, we create soldiers, warriors, and African masks to represent our afro-futurism collaborations. Victory is constructed out of layered pine lumber, fabric, a real spear and the paint medium is acrylic, enamel, marker and finished with poured resin giving a high gloss finish, this piece is in a shadow box frame and can be installed on a wall.

Entry Details
  • Art form: 3-D
  • Depth: 4 inches
  • Medium: Mixed media on wood
  • Width: 36 inches
  • Year created: 2018
  • Height: 48 inches

About Umbazi (x) Iphazili

Umbazi x Iphazili consists of a team of 2 mixed media artists Darin Darby and Onzie Norman, both Detroit natives and highly skilled in different mediums, Onzie is a master carpenter and abstract painter while Darin is lapuzzim artist which is a style of collage that he invented, plus he is a figurative artist.