One thing I have learned from the international glass community is that it is a family of wierd cousins, uncles and aunts, some might be scary and others timid or bombastic, everyone differenty unique but all are giving, supportive and believe in the magic of glass and its future.
Pretoria is a proverbial melting-pot of glass art. With this in mind several contemporary protagonists using glass in their oeuvre… Read more Back to the Future – Contemporary Glass Inspired by the Past
The annual SculptX exhibition is on at the Melrose Gallery, Johannesburg. With over fifty contemporary sculptors represented and over 150… Read more SculptX at The Melrose Gallery
I am so stoked to be this week’s #MemberMonday member at the Glass Art Society. It’s a great honour and… Read more Glass Art Society’s #MemberMonday
No book or podcast can replace the real thing though. When the shit hits the fan theories give guidance but action solves the problem.
In past posts I have spoken about pareidolia, or the ability for us to recognise familiarity in things such as… Read more Faces – Features Translating Emotions
I took some shots, looking at details and trimmings. There is something sexy about these old ladies, an allure of days gone past.
It is both a moment of deep sadness, anger and regret whilst contemplating these atrocities; and a time where we South Africans, as a nation, can use this wisdom, to understand our past and build a better future for all.
Looking in, looking out, looking in…
Rock Blossoms are a tribute to the rich history of glass and its origins.