Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o visits the Studio


Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, novelist and theorist of post-colonial literature, and currently Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine, USA, spent time in the studio during his recent visit to South Africa.

“I don’t know how Pitika does it, but he has has captured the contradictory condition and emotions of confinement in the solitary. The loneliness but also dreams of freedom. Emotions well up from the past. Makes me a little teary.” ~ Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o