Majidu Chande Kili

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Introducing a unique piece of artwork that will captivate your attention and leave you in awe of its creativity and uniqueness. This painting, featuring a woman wearing a striped shirt, has a twist that will have you questioning the meaning behind the artwork.

As you take a closer look, you notice that the artist has replaced the woman's face with a scene of grasslands, teeming with an abundance of bug life. The insects seem to be thriving in the wild, untamed environment, which is reminiscent of Africa, particularly Tanzania.

We observe moths taking a rest in the grasslands that bear a resemblance to the renowned black witch moths. The black witch moth (Ascalapha odorata) is a large, dark-colored moth that is found in various regions of the world, including Tanzania. In Tanzania, the black witch moth is sometimes referred to as "the bird of death" or "the bat of death" due to its large size and dark coloration, which some people associate with death and the supernatural. The black witch moth is one of the largest moth species in the world, with a wingspan that can reach up to 7 inches (18 cm). It is typically dark brown or black in color, with white or cream-colored markings on its wings. The moth is known for its strong, erratic flight patterns, and it is often attracted to lights at night. In Tanzania, the black witch moth is sometimes associated with supernatural beliefs and superstitions. Some people believe that seeing a black witch moth is a sign of impending death or bad luck. Others believe that the moth is a symbol of transformation or renewal, and that it can bring positive changes to one's life. Despite these superstitions, the black witch moth is not considered to be a harmful or dangerous insect. It does not sting or bite humans, and it is not known to cause any damage to crops or other vegetation. In fact, the black witch moth is an important pollinator of many plants in Tanzania and other regions where it is found. It feeds on the nectar of flowers, and it is particularly attracted to fragrant flowers such as jasmine and honeysuckle.

Outside of the frame, you can see a river, which is also teeming with life. The river is filled with a variety of fish, including piranhas and clownfish. The flowers in the river seem to be staring at the woman in the painting, making it feel like they are all connected. 

Clownfish are small, brightly colored fish that are known for their symbiotic relationship with sea anemones. In the wild, clownfish live among the tentacles of sea anemones, which provide them with protection from predators and a source of food. The clownfish and sea anemone have a mutualistic relationship, meaning that they both benefit from each other's presence. The clownfish defend the sea anemone from predators, while the sea anemone provides the clownfish with shelter and a source of food. In addition to their symbiotic relationship with sea anemones, clownfish are also known for their unique breeding behavior.  

This unique piece of artwork is an expression of nature in all its glory. It captures the essence of Africa and Tanzania, where wild animals and vegetation thrive in their natural habitat. The artist has depicted this connection between nature and humanity in a way that is both thought-provoking and beautiful.

The painting tells a story of a woman who is in touch with her surroundings. She is not just an observer but an active participant in the environment. The grasslands, bugs, fish, and flowers are not just part of the painting but also part of her life.

The artwork is a perfect representation of the harmony that can exist between humans and nature. The painting's message is powerful, urging us to respect and cherish our environment.

In conclusion, this painting is a masterpiece that tells a story about the connection between humans and nature. The artist's use of Africa and Tanzania as inspiration makes it all the more powerful, reminding us of the beauty and diversity of our planet. The artwork is a must-have for anyone who appreciates nature and art. Order your painting today and let it inspire you to be a better steward of our planet.


Medium: Painting : oil, acrylic, ink
Themes: Handmade African Art
Support: Canvas
Type: Unique work
Framing: Not framed
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Handcrafted in Tanzania
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Size Guide

Centimeters (CM)

Inches (IN)

50CM x 40CM

19 11/16 in X 15 3/4 in

50CM x 50CM

19 11/16 in X 19 11/16 in

60CM x 60CM

23 5/8 in X 23 5/8 in

70CM x 50CM

27 9/16 in X 19 11/16 in

80CM x 60CM

31 1/2 in X 23 5/8 in

100CM x 80CM

39 3/8 in X 31 1/2 in

140CM x 110CM

55 1/8 in X 43 5/16 in