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Continuous Mile

Continuous Mile

2006-2008

Liza Lou

(American, b. 1969)

Cotton and glass beads

Overall: 1.9 x 160934.4 cm (3/4 x 63360 in.); Installed: 78.7 x 195.6 cm (31 x 77 in.)

Gift of Scott C. Mueller and Margaret Fulton Mueller and John L. Severance Fund 2009.2

Description

Liza Lou gratefully acknowledges the artisans in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, who worked with her in the making of Continuous Mile: Mzi Shangaze, Nomusa Bailey, Tryphina Bailey, Sphilile Bhengu, Mlungisi Gumede, Nonhlanhla Gumede, Thandazile Gwala, Zanele Gwala, Bangiwe Khawula, Nokuthula Linda, Sindi Lushaba, Sipho Lushaba, Ntombi Luthuli, S’bonelo Madiba, Thulisile Madiba, Pinky Makhoba, Buhle Mbele, Sinekhaya Mbele, Zandile Mbele, Nozibele Mbele, Lubabalo Mbele, Fikile Mbhele, Lucky Mbongwa, Mafika Mbongwa, Ntombizodwa Mlelese, Nomaswazi Molapo, Thembisile Moto, Palesa Muntu, Lucy Ndlovu, Sindi Ndlovu, Nokuthula Ngidi, Nqobile Ngidi, Slindile Nglamu, Sha Ngobo, Nsele, Cebisisle Nyanda, Vuyiswa Nxele, Dooi Polaki, Buzephi Shangaze, Nokuthula Shinga, Ncamsile Sithole, Zanele Shinga, Philile Thango, and Philisile Zwane.

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