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 specifically speaking about the professional fine art space here, where narrative and creative vernacuar is represented within an art gallery environment.
It is with sight, the visual experience, I am mostly concerned with in my work.
In the crazy whirly moments before we left for our road trip / holiday last year I managed to prepare… Read more Pocket Lenses II & Notes on past works
A device so cunningly crafted it will open your mind to alternate possibilities. A portal to absorb your attention, make you look at the cosmos and the cosmos at you like never before.
Making art is an indescribable urge to create something, to see where it can lead. Art breaks the norm as it empowers me to bring to life an idea from within myself. This idea then manifests itself in a physical object which in turn has the potential to be shared with the world.
Their interactive work speaks to our relation of perception in this digitized era. Through visual feedback loops and strategically placed mirrors they question the fragmented image social and digital media presents to us.
The title references a duality, of that what you are seeing being a suggested resemblance of something else, something very familiar in this digital age.