Veils Of Stone

Statement A love of deserts inspires Cape Town artist Bettie Coetzee Lambrecht’s textile work, Veils of Stone, based on her studies of sandstone deserts worldwide, including South Africa’s Meiringspoort, Namibia’s Sossusvlei, North Africa’s Sahara and Antelope Slot Canyon in the USA. Veils of Stone interrogates the

Tongue in Cheek

Nature As Us – Upside/Down Above/Below Inside/Out

The concept that nature and us are one is not a unique one. Even though many still believe in the dualism inherent in the biblical concept of Man reigning over nature. But lets drop that argument. How the One-ness of Us and Nature (elements, animals, plants,

The Gift of Walls – Part II Dys-U-Topia

Only one thing would save me from insanity. Cutting twenty-one days into chewable bites might achieve just that. A new photo-project, new pictures to process on my computer could be the answer. My world was about to shrink to the size of my screen. Desperate

Street Experience Medley – from all over

The Street, including pavements, public squares and other open spaces within the borders of town and city, is where life shows itself in many moods. Where life is immediate, un-choreographed, filled with surprises or shock or awe, or delight. All is in motion - legs,

San Francisco – Street

Buildings that soar into Neverland, city streets in rainbow colours confirming all variations of gender identifications live peacefully side by side. Plaques of remembrance to honour poets who resisted any form of fundamentalist fascist thinking. Drug tireds spread out on city park lawns. Elderly couples

Horse Play – New Life

What a delight it was in November 2018 to follow horse breeder and farmer, Liezl Coetzee's new foal and its mother roaming around on the farm at Tesselaarsdal. Still unsure on its feet, Slim Shady galloped around followed by his mother, the full bred spotted

Street Experience – Amsterdam

What a City! Like Venice "floating" on water. Like Venice it's distorted reflections on water, windows and all shiny surfaces arrested me. Like in other European cities the blending of old and new and the respect for history imbedded in architecture and the layout of