IF YOU have seen visual artist Senzeni Marasela in recent months, you might have believed that something has gone wrong with her — she is always wearing the same clothes.Don’t worry, the sister has not gone insane. In fact she is very conscious of what she is doing by wearing daily the traditional clothes known as seshoeshoe, closely associated with people from Lesotho."This is Theodorah Hlongwane, named after my mother. She has always been around this character, my alter ego. Because I am in character (wearing the same looking dress everyday). I am a state of perpetual performance. That ensures that I am this constant presence. So in a way I do provoke reaction and seek out people to engage with. But, like everyone, we need to eat, pay bills. It is important that our passion supports our livelihood," says Marasela.Her work is part of an exhibition on women on at Imba Ya Sarai art shop in Moboneng, eastern Johannesburg, until September 19.The government campaigns during the month of...

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