Item 2206 - "My cardboard Mandela statue" created by Darrell Wakelam

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ZA COM MR-T-7-5-2206


"My cardboard Mandela statue" created by Darrell Wakelam


  • 2020-07 (Creation)

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Sculptures dedicated to Mandela

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"My cardboard Mandela statue" is a statue created by Darrell Wakelam for Mandela day in honour of Nelson Mandela. The project was meant to educate and motivate children in schools about the values of Nelson Mandela. Following the hashtag, #AStatueToBeProudOf on twitter, the schools nominated themselves to win the sculpture and the winner was Kelsall Primary School.

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An indoor statue made entirely from cardboard and paper.
Base - 80cm x 60cm, Height - 7ft.

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Description prepared on 2020-07-24 by Myeka, Zandile




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