Nuances

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A PHOTOGRAPHIC ART JOURNEY THROUGH AN ARTIST’S LANDSCAPES “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” – Marcel Proust Nuances is a series of unique, crafted photographic landscapes, printed in a limited … Continued

Metamorphosis as a thematic focus

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Metamorphosis I: Nature Changes  One of the themes in my work – Metamorphosis – is inspired by the metamorphosis of insects, as well as personal and spiritual transformation. It follows from the research and visual work that I did for … Continued

GREEN ART: An introduction

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What is “Green Art” or “Environmental Art”? Throughout the ages, artists have responded to the challenges and issues relevant and prevalent during their lives. Currently, we are faced with the loss of biodiversity, with many species of animals, birds, insects … Continued

Borrowed experience (conceptual piece)

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385162758571594635262388119122134149111122137158163 walking like any other daygod knows where the tunnel leadsthe sky was leaden, greysoon enough the mystery will be upon uswe standback when the world was youngnot every dayin the dream there is a railwayhi!is this just another rusesmoke … Continued

Spore (gedig)

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Roste berbrokkel, Nessies vorm Hoogwatermerk, sonstilstandklipDie spoor in die landskap getuigSteeds van gister Spore en merke wat ‘n boodskap getuigRietsirkels deur wind se wieg gevee Gister oorbrug na more, in die spore in die klip Rivier se loopReën se straalsporeSpoel … Continued

Spoor (theme focus)

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We tread unto sand, unto rock, unto grassAnd leave marks indented into the memoryOf place, of space, of time… To be washed, blown and carried awayThrough seasons and cycles of change… Change. Adapt. To conditions in weather,in a climate becoming … Continued

Solitude, Together

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solitude can bring you wisdombut love and companionship brings growth.I walk among mountains within desert landscapesto find myself. to find inner peace.I then return to the people I love,and share the insights, wisdom and happiness.And so together we can learn … Continued

Bones

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Bones tell storiesBones keep secretsBones contain history  Secrets about the pastlocked away in sand and rockStories about life before now  Uncovered, polished and displayedStories about days long forgottenSecrets that may teach us something about today

spend a moment outside

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spend a moment outsideand feelthe wind against your face spend a moment in the sunand soakthe rays into your skin spend a moment under a treeand touchthe rough skin of its trunk spend a moment on grassbarefootand wiggle your toes … Continued

landskap, hartland

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landskap, hartlandvlaktes van gister se sond, wind en weeroopgevlek vir die toekoms se woeker en weetvan wild leef en stilweesen saamwees en lag strandland, swartskaapwegvee van spore deur wind se wiegmynskag se sweepslag in doodstil dagwaar selfs tolbos en sonbesiedoodlê, … Continued

I remember

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I rememberred sand dunesthe sunbaked windreading in the tree andthe tracks of a toktokkie I missthunderstorms on the low veldrunning carefree through forestfinding hidden waterfalls andhaving a treemade cave I thinkback and smileat what wasand what I gained from it … Continued

Vergete in die verlede

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Vergete in die verledewaar selfs gister nog geen betekenis draen drome en vrese saamsmelttussendeur langsaam voortstroom Weggesteek in die middernagdonkerwaar klein diertjies skarrel en jaagen ons voetjie vir voetjie moet voel waar ons gaanterwyl die maan eindeloos voort wentel Geslote … Continued

Feel. Surrender. Release.

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Emotion bubbling and boiling over the edgeAnger blinding the eyes of compassionLove forgiving and nurturing all painApathy has no place in a world full of passion Nearly almost tipping over the ledgeSimply never releasing the hold of ageAnd always to … Continued