Ethiopian Artist Henok Wondimu / Dj Kingston
“These are important issues. Someone has to allocution about them. When I’m alfresco of Africa I will allocution about the positives of Africa but aural Africa I will allocution about the negatives so that we can abode them. We accept to highlight that getting an African is good. We accept to accompany aback pride in ourselves. Africa can authority its own. We don’t charge alfresco help. We accept been civilized. And we affable them too. ”
Reggie spreads this bulletin wherever he goes. He has aswell been acknowledging bounded communities by absorption on education. “Education is capital in agreement of cerebration process, in authoritative humans acquainted of the assets accessible and how to advance them,” he says. He supports schools with the gain from his art sales and hopes to accord gain of the pieces he creates in Addis to a bounded NGO alive with children.
But this is just the alpha for Reggie. He wants to body a affairs that allows adolescent Africans to biking beyond the abstemious by bus, experiencing altered cultures and allowance communities through altered development projects including the arts. Aback home, Reggie ran his own arcade in Parkhurt, abutment artists in the community.
Reggie will complete his break in Addis with an exhibition at the South African admiral on April 6th. He will again be authoritative his way to Sudan and Egypt, afterwards which he will be announcement his plan at the Amsterdam Art Fair in the Netherlands Germany, and France.