Over 175 million years ago the Earth had a single C-shaped land mass called Pangea. As the planet’s tectonic plates moved against one another in the Early Jurassic, this started slowly to break up.
It split into Gondwanaland in the south and Laurasia in the north.
This year in London, the Saatchi Gallery has an exhibition that it names after this old continent. It contrasts the work of young artists from South America and Africa.
The 1m diameter ball of bricks and mortar is by Columbian F. Azate (1975-)
In another room of the show, a row of prominent skulls dominates a background of child-faced figures, the work of 31 year old Aboudia from the Ivory Coast.
The 0.5m long ants are by R. Gomezbarros of Columbia. The Children of Jesus is by Mario Maciliau (1984-) from Mozambique.