born: 1964

Kingdom of eSwatini (formerly Swaziland)

Selector Statement

Magagula, one of the head glassblowers at Ngwenya Glass in eSwatini (formerly Swaziland), uses craftsmanship and recycled glass to tell folkloric tales. The Chief Herdsman and His Cattle depicts a herd of cattle, a symbol of wealth traditionally used as payment between families when marital agreements are made.

–Johnsen, Susanne Jøker