October 4, 2019

If I think of breath I immediately experience it as a polarity. I am reminded of the presence of breath in those that have just been born as well as those that are struggling at the very end of their lives. Having experienced this regularly during my nursing years I wa...

August 20, 2019

I am returning to kindness

a place where I am strong in my softness

I will start by kissing all of my scars

and washing them in rain

collecting dust from long journeys off my feet.

The way they carry weariness

from crossing rivers that should have had bridges.

I will r...

August 5, 2019

please forgive me is the title of the artwork that I created during Tankwa Artscape 2019. Held in the remote Tankwa Karoo which is an arid, semi-desert geographical area in South Africa, the work consists of a series of short performance pieces captured by photographer...

August 1, 2019

There seems to be an increasing interest in live drawing, as performance. Perhaps this is linked to a general increase in performance art, but I find it interesting that live drawing is being re-visited. It makes me wonder whether there is a need to connect to the body...

July 31, 2019

I dwell in Possibility -

A fairer House than Prose -

More numerous of Windows -

Superior - for Doors -

Of Chambers as the Cedars -

Impregnable of Eye -

And for an Everlasting Roof

The Gambrels of the Sky -

Of Visitors--the fairest -

For Occupation - This -

The spreadin...

July 31, 2019

miss/seen = an experimental performance taking place between a poet, a singer and a visual artist. Integrating their collaborative exploration into an immersive installation with live drawing and movement, the artists weave their way through silver threads both on a ph...

July 30, 2019

It is my habit not to take my computer with me when I travel. What the precise reason for this is I do not know, but I suspect that it has to do with a combination of maintaining focus and being fully immersed in the experience wherever I may be. The downside to this i...

April 12, 2019

With my current solo running in the Long Gallery at the AVA Gallery (Cape Town), I did a performance piece on one of the walls on the opening night. It involved responding to music that was composed by the talented Filipe Sousa (UK) who in turn had created the piece ba...

February 8, 2019

D2P (Draw to Perform) is a bi-annual residency that is held in Bristol (UK) and one that I am seriously considering participating in this year. It explores the relationship between drawing and live art. UNTITLED studios in Cape Town (SA) saw myself and musician Gu...

February 2, 2019

Rejection is part and parcel of being an artist. What's interesting to me is that it always somehow hits me dead centre on my solar plexus no matter how I brace myself for it. It is just difficult. Even though I cognitively know that my work just doesn't 'fit' the cura...

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