Criação do Trono do Povo Africano

In his sculpture, he gives anthropomorphic forms to AK47s, rocket launchers, pistols and other objects of destruction. While the masks could be said to draw on a local history of traditional African art, Mabunda's work takes on a striking Modernist edge akin to imagery by Braque and Picasso.

The deactivated weapons of war carry strong political connotations, yet the beautiful objects he creates also convey a positive reflection on the transformative power of art and the resilience and creativity of African civilian societies.

  • Pausa para descanso.

  • Reunindo peças no teatro de guerra na zona da Beira em Moçambique.

  • A preparar a solda.

  • Desenhando o projecto.

  • Limpando as armas.

  • Unindo as peças segundo o projecto.