Further Information: Two naked men walk arm in arm towards me - their skin is worn with holes. ‘If people were meant to be naked they would have been born this way’-Oscar Wilde.
A ‘Stockpile’ is a man made accumulation held in reserve for times of shortage or emergency - these materials represent the progress of society and the individual.
Muia makes drawings about relationships – he is interested in depicting human defect as the norm, and uses distortion to provoke an intimate, almost voyeuristic narrative with the audience.
He portrays the human body as a generic vessel prone to decline and decay. The characters belong to a poor culture filled with extraverts and his works explore the human condition in relation to wellness, social order and carnal desires.