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 of the YATOO-led Global Nomadic Art Project. And it’s much harder to get those clean lines than I thought initially! Andrew has incredible skill and precision, as a land artist as well as calligrapher.

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