Posts Tagged ‘CAPE TOWN’

Design Network Africa [DNA] is a dynamic programme led by the Danish Centre for Culture and Development (CKU), funded by the Danish Government and orchestrated by Source. DNA connects highly respected designers from sub-Saharan Africa who represent the vibrancy and distinctive expression of a new African identity. In a true interchange of skills, aesthetics and […]


“Founded in June 2009, Coletivo Amor de Madre is a Brazilian/ Colombian gallery focused on the development, production and presentation of disruptive design and art. Led by Ivan Hurtado Arango, plastic artist and architect, and Olivia Yassudo Faria, artist and publicist, the gallery is dedicated to developing unique work by contemporary artists from Latin America […]


MICHAELLA JANSE VAN VUUREN Phd. – Electrical engineering – South African “..van Vuuren’s work is about experimentation and evolution, about art and science and new materials and processes. She looks at technology as a creative tool and has turned to new methods of manufacturing and design that have pushed the boundaries beyond what could ever […]


“More than just a fair for beautiful objects, guild represents the coming together of dedicated, focused curators, designers and institutions who are striving to preserve and provoke exceptional, ground breaking design. Guild will introduce highly respected design authorities and works from Africa, USA, South America, Britain and Europe and present these unique viewpoints to a […]


Dylan Lewis “South African artist who has emerged as one of the foremost figures in contemporary sculpture. Lewis’ work features in private collections throughout the UK, Continental Europe, United States and Australia, and he is one of only a handful of living artists to have had more than one solo auction with Christie´s in London. […]


                     Photography by Odette Herbert [with a mobile phone] Tap/click on the images to see them larger – more info on who’s who to follow… ACA = African Contemporary Art Exhibitors : 34FineArt Art Vault Gallery Artist Proof Studio Artthrob The AVA Gallery Barnard Gallery blank projects Bronze Age Brundyn+ Commune.1 David Krut Projects Deon […]


They are so beautifully made –  they gave me goose bumps Photograph by Odette Herbert CTGDF2014 – Cape Town Guild Design Fair On till 9th March Waterfront : Stadium side Parking R10 Expect to be bowled ova! http://guilddesignfair.com/ • HANDSPRING PUPPET COMPANY OVER THE PAST 30 YEARS HANDSPRING PUPPET COMPANY HAS PARTICIPATED IN THE CREATION […]


This is a section from a large painting by Scrimgeour – Her work is so very beautiful and profound. One can easily see how arduous and pain staking it must have been to execute – and it’s not copied from a photograph! So I was told,by one of the fortunate Everard Read Gallery owners, David Tripp. […]


• ROSSANA ORLANDI collection @ Guild Design 2014 “WE WORK WITH PEOPLE WHO CAN SELF-PRODUCE AND I ALWAYS KEEP THE PROTOTYPES – THEY’RE MY FAVOURITES – THEY’RE OFTEN SO BEAUTIFUL. IT’S IMPORTANT TO BE REALLY OPEN TO ALL IDEAS. I AM ALWAYS CURIOUS, ALWAYS LEARNING.” Rossana Oralndi Milano Italy Marco Tabasso in/on the Papagallo Chair […]


Cape Town, art, Cape Town Art Fair 2014, Odette Herbert, Ernestine White, curator, Africa