Heliograph is a series of three drawings, a triptych if you like. Each drawing is made independent from my hand, removing all characteristic styles associated with myself. Heliographs become an idea of, or, for mark making.
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
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 am specifically speaking about the professional fine art space here, where narrative and creative vernacuar is represented within an art gallery environment.
“As with much of my work I play with the idea of these digitized images/experiences against analogue realtime distortions of our contiguous spaces.”
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.
Lets all that plasma from our life-giving fiery orb bring us good vibes and vibrations!!
Interaction is of utmost importance in my work, beckoning the spectator to come closer…