The Beauty Of NgaskiCa. 1999
18" x 24"
In the place I traveled to, the natives go about stark naked with no electricity or running water. With no language communication, I won the friendship and trust of the natives through my painting. This they understood. The two here are carrying bundles on their backs (their heads are too sacred to carry a burden). They are walking along the riverbank as the sun sets in a bold, red sky. The beauty of Ngaski is that although the fa�ade is closed for fear of betrayal, there is a marvelous light of simplicity within the heart of this people when they share it with you.