Artwork of the week: ‘Conservation Coast’ beach calligraphy by Andrew van der Merwe

Using only specially designed tools and sand as materials, Andrew van der Merwe sculpts transient artworks on beaches across South Africa… I’ve had the privilege to attend one of his workshops during Stories of Rain – the South African leg … Continued

Artwork of the week: Mobility by Emma Willemse

Mobility Emma Willemse Installation view at Hoofstraat Conceptual, Riebeek Kasteel. Eucalyptus bark, wooden shelf, mutton cloth Part of the Eucalyptus dislocation series of Site specific installations in an ongoing investigation of the meanings generated by the Eucalyptus tree in South … Continued

Artwork of the week: Inopportune – Stage Two by Cai Guo-Qiang

Inopportune: Stage Two (detail) Cai Guo-Qiang, 2004, nine life-sized tiger replicas, arrows, and mountain stage prop. Tigers: papier-mâché, plaster,fiberglass, resin, and painted hide; arrows: brass, threaded bamboo shaft, and feathers; and stage prop: Styrofoam, wood, canvas, and acrylic paint, dimensions … Continued

Artwork of the week: Bilele by Maurice Mbikayi

  “My work is related to identity and history, and seeks to interrogate people’s origins and boundaries – how these can be renegotiated and recontextualised in different socio-political environments. I also investigate the impacts of contemporary technology on humanity, especially … Continued

Artwork of the week: at from the garden by Lesley Kendall

This artwork is not necessarily chosen as the artwork of the week on its own as a single work, but rather because it forms part of an inspiring and important approach to art. Lesley Kendall paints from life, making art … Continued

Artwork of the week: Dandelion drying by Greg Patch

3 stages of drying Dandelion leaf and root photo-sketched. At three separate drying stages Patch moved the plant material to air the process, preventing mold and to prevent the plant material from sticking to the wood surface. Each reset becomes … Continued

Artwork of the week: “Root fly” by Anne Ten Donkelaar

“Root fly” received roots to keep in contact with the earth. (w:26 h:35 d:5.5cm) by Anne Ten Donkelaar from her ‘Broken butterfly’ series. View the rest of her work >> Anne Ten Donkelaar graduated in 2007 at the ‘Utrecht school … Continued

Artwork of the week: “black on black” Installation by Asiyeh Mohamadian

Title: black on blackInstallationArtist: Asiyeh Mohamadian2016/Neyshabour Artist Statement: By wasteful logging and paying no attention to the environment, we ruin the nature throughout the world, and we change the nature to a cemetery for the next generation, who will see … Continued

Artwork of the week: RIVERINE RABBIT, Loxton

RIVERINE RABBIT THINKING PATH LOXTON, THE KAROO, SOUTH AFRICA, GOOGLE MAP The Site_Specific Collective have completed their second permanent Karoo Geoglyphs project in Loxton – the Riverine Rabbit Thinking Path. Designed & conceptualised by sister and brother team Anni Snyman … Continued