Esther Mahlangu: The woman who painted a BMW with chicken feathers

The work of 81-year-old South African artist Esther Mahlangu is being featured at a major new exhibition at London’s British Museum.

She uses chicken feathers to paint her traditional Ndebele designs – famously once painting a BMW.

The BBC’s Nomsa Maseko visited the jet-setting octogenarian at her home in rural South Africa.

Esther Mahlangu: The woman who painted a BMW with chicken feathers

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