Wangechi Mutu: KEY IDEAS
Art is in fact an ancient language; it is a sort of transmission code.
It is our way of sending messages to others across time. Like the rock and cave paintings that reach out to us from pre-history
Our bodies were our first museums. We used our bodies first to carry our art with us.
Art is also a way of us feeling at home in new environments – through that ancient language.
These ancient art forms show that we are all related that we all share a common ancestry back to the beginnings of art in Africa.
Africa: where art originated.