Artist takes to the science lab to tell the story of Covid


Artist takes to the science lab to tell the story of Covid

Instead of a piece on washing your hands or wearing a mask, he focused on what the pandemic has exposed


In 2019 when artist Salis Motse, 36, quit his job as a business studies teacher to pursue life as a full-time artist, it was all part of a plan he had envisioned for himself from as early as primary school.

“It was a decision people could not believe. At my school I won awards for them, the children loved me and I had organised art exhibitions for them. I was not happy waking up in the morning and someone telling me I am late. I could not cope with that because I am an artist, so I don’t work with time. I work till I get tired,” said Motse

“What is happening now is exactly how I planned it. I was going to come to Gauteng, become a teacher and then leave it to become an artist. It’s part of a path I chose to take,” he added...

This article is reserved for Sunday Times Daily subscribers.
A subscription gives you full digital access to all Sunday Times Daily content.

Sunday Times Daily

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Questions or problems?
Email or call 0860 52 52 00.