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

Artistic Lanzarote Vineyards of the Volcanic Canary Islands

The artistic Lanzarote vineyards of the volcanic Canary Islands are not only completely innovative, but also beautiful. Lanzarote, as mentioned in a previous post, is one of the Canary Islands, and was once home to an accomplished artist, César Manrique. … Continued

Drawing Circles in Siberia: Land Artist’s Lifelong Dream Fulfilled

When the circles in Siberia was first spotted from a satellite in space, they baffled people. The realisation hit that these circles were not created by nature. But if nature didn’t create these circles in Siberia, who or what did? … Continued

Record numbers of Volunteers Participate in 2017 International Coastal Clean-Up Day!

Written by Monique Holtzhausen This past weekend saw the 21st year in which South Africa participated in the International Coastal Clean-Up (ICC) – an annual event that has become the biggest, global volunteer effort for ocean health. “We coordinated more than … Continued

Learning from History: César Manrique’s Artistic Ventures

When looking at César Manrique’s life, it clear to see his love of art in more than one form. César Manrique (April 1919 – September 1992) lived a full life, attempting and succeeding at many large projects that still affect people today. … Continued

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