Sculptor already has plans for Cape Town's 'Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Airport'

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- timeslive.co.za | 3 months ago

As the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) were on Tuesday expected to table a motion in parliament for the renaming of Cape Town International Airport to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Airport, a Durban-based sculptor is hoping to be the one who gets commissioned to create a statue of Madikizela-Mandela for the airport.

Lungelo Gumede and six others have already created a life-sized wax statue of Madikizela-Mandela which they unveiled at their pop-up museum several days ago. "On Twitter alone, we had 300,000 responses and 100% of them were positive.

The only criticism we received was why we placed the statue of Tata [former president, Nelson Mandela] next to her.

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