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

Short course: Ecological Intelligence and Global Environmental Issues & Effects. (George, Western Cape)

SAN ECOSYSTEMS facilitated by Nicola Schwim is hosting a short three day course on: Ecological Intelligence and Global Environmental Issues & Effects. 11, 12, 13th July 2017 (9am – 15pm)   INTRODUCTION: Ecosystems and Ecology, Biodiversity for Development, Ecological Intelligence … Continued

Talking about conservation

So I attended Conversations in Conservation at Fairy Knowe in Wilderness. And I’m so glad I did! It was informative, inspiring and interesting. Some of the highlights for me were: Gabriel Scholtz (Working For Water– Invasive clearing and the SANPARKS … 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

#FireGrazer 2 Art/Science veldfire

‘Locust and Grasshopper’ at Nirox Sculpture Park, 20 May 2017 On 20 May 2017 Hannelie Coetzee will direct the second Art/Science #FireGrazer performance (see the first >>) at the NIROX Sculpture Park, in partnership with University of the Witwatersrand scientists … Continued