Khahliso Matela

Khahliso Matela
artist living and working in South Africa

Participant in
The Wake-Up! Memorial – Corona! – Shut down?

Projection In Isolation, 2020, 14:16
This video poem is an auto-didactic performance piece, executed in the confines of a shack where the artist contemplates the vices and virtues of isolation.
At moments when isolation seemingly oppresses all sense of being, man always finds the serene often unpleasant. And how does one deal with ‘orders of confinement? Is isolation possible in company of memories peopled by a collective fear, an existential dread of the unknowable futures?