This video performance reaffirms the hope of over 70,8millions in 2018 families who are patiently awaiting the return of their sons and daughters who have lost their lives while crossing the desert and the Mediterranean Sea to find a new and better life.
Komi Seshie explores the use of multi-media techniques to reflect upon the broad array of complex socio-economic issues and the geopolitics of environmental challenges. In this painting, calamity and conflict are expressed using various painting techniques to represent migratory movement. Through the use of recycled materials from textiles, plastics, metals and wood products, Seshie transforms raw materials into symbolic objects. Coloured pigments reinforce his account and revitalize abandoned materials or discarded matter. Seshie often finds himself storytelling, creating and expressing himself by cutting through attitudes and structures. Therefore, he reinterprets and returns, to the artefacts, their story, thus bringing the observer to revisit and even rediscover an ancient civilization