My Own World

2011

Lepidolite

  • 24cm (h)
  • 30cm (w)
  • 28cm (d)

20.5kg

portrait photo of Tago Tazvitya

“This piece is about how you can be here physically but, daydreaming, you can be far away in your mind.”

Storks are beautiful to Tago, they are very elegant birds. He often uses storks as metaphors for human emotions and relationships.

Lepidolite is a mineral of the mica group, containing lithium. This deep purple variety of lepidolite stone came from Mutoko, one of two sources in Zimbabwe – a paler lilac variety is found in Bikita.