Rock Blossoms are a tribute to the rich history of glass and its origins.
It is with sight, the visual experience, I am mostly concerned with in my work.
First there was a blank sheet of paper. Carte blanche.
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.
What I think I am touching on is something ancient. Something as old as humanity or even the human condition itself.
An average day in our contemporary social-connected society is filled with thousands of images, ideas, concepts. All secondhand info. All seen through filtered hand-held battery operated lenses.
… a proud moment to represent #SouthAfrica but also #Africa on an international platform. I hope to see more voices participating and challenge global trends with our own flavor of #glass.
Making art has always been a journey for me. Although sketches are made, plans scribbled on paper and maps drawn… Read more Human Nature?
Current events shaping the future of creative glass practice in South Africa.
BYS aims to build a bridge between glass as an expressive medium and sculptors, fostering collaboration and exposing new ideas and approaches to the flexibility of the material.