features an image photographed, handprinted on expired photographic paper, and later rephotographed to be printed digitally. The resulting image is unsettling, ghostly; a murder of vultures gathered around an unseen prey.
digital print | 20.3 x 30.5cm | limited edition
Saaiq’a is a Durban-born writer, multi-disciplinary artist, and visual storyteller; engaging with photography, installation, and mixed media-based works while pursuing documentary and film-making. “In previous and current works,” they write, “I have explored mental health and mental illness, the duality of life, love/sex/death, identity, and the transience of life. I would describe some of my work to be: Ephemeral. Transcendent. Gritty. Honest. Intimate. Poetic. Melancholic. Confrontational. Introspective. Visceral. Cinematic. Experiential. Subversive.”