Land Artist James Brunt use the earth as a canvas

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Land Artist James Brunt use the earth as a canvas

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Yorkshire-based artist James Brunt has become well-known for his land art, temporary works made from carefully arranged natural objects like leaves, sticks, and stones.

While the artworks themselves may only last for a few hours, the pieces live on in photographic form. After studying Fine Art at the Byam Shaw School of Art in London, Brunt worked for galleries and had a long stint in Arts Development. He now lives and work with his family in Yorkshire, also running the arts organisation, Responsible Fishing UK.

For those curious, James recently shared his ‘working code of practice‘ when creating his art and adds that it is in constant development. You can read his code of practice on his blog. For prints, James has recently launched an Etsy store and you can keep up…

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The ‘Retro Line’

Private Gallery Napier

Besides the ‘Down-to-Earth’ range Yvonne de Wit also designs and created the ‘Retro Line’; re-using old plumbing material combined with other recyclable metals from diverse scrapyards. There is a growing interest in this jewellery range from tattoo and steampunk outlets within South Africa and abroad. Soon we will add an ‘Online Shop Retro‘ within this website. Have a preview:

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Go treasure hunting at Msikaba

Africa far and wide

In the blackness of the hull, over 300 slaves cling to each other in fear as the old Portuguese cargo ship seems to climb and fall off mountains of water. Above, the passengers hide helplessly in their leaky compartment, mothers urging their terrified children not to worry, while praying their last prayer. The crew, malnourished and weak, fight the wind with their sails, still dreaming of a homecoming. But in a moment of devastating clarity, the nose of the ship points towards the lit sky, then back down and towards a mass of rocky land.

Msikaba fisherman

Eastern Cape Birdlife

A small island off Msikaba, only accessible during low tide, is the final resting place of the Sao Bento sailing ship, sunk 463 years ago in April 1554. That night, around 322 survivors clambered upon the battered shore, sinking their hands into the sand of a foreign and wild land. A few days later, they…

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Weekend Greetings from the Toy Dockyard

Life in the Overberg

Alan Raubenheimer is not the youngest but 90+ yrs or not; virtually every day you can find him in his workshop adjacent to his Toy Dockyard along the main road in Napier. It’s where he with painstaking precision makes his toys; mainly using hand tools. Next to his own creations visitors see a plethora of old toys Alan collected during the years.

An impression in 24 pictures:

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