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Portraits and Figures: Oliver Tambo – 9m statue

27th October 2020, on what would have been his 103rd birthday, this 9 meter bronze statue of Oliver Tambo was unveiled by President Cyril Ramaphosa at OR International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa.   In his speech, I think that President Ramaphosa beautifully summed up […]

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Projects and Exhibitions: Kunst in Sendling 2020

I was again very happy to be part of Kunst in Sendling exhibition in Munich, Germany for their 2020 open studios event. Over a week end in October, workshops and studios all over Sendling were opened to the public, giving individual artists the opportunity to […]

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Dogs, Portraits and Figures: ‘The Beholders’

A beholder is defined is an observer: someone who gains awareness of things through the senses, especially sight. These two seemed to me to be a perfect depiction of this definition. Modelled on a snapshot I took of an elderly gentleman and his dog sitting on a […]

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Dogs, Portraits and Figures: ‘Standpoints’

Within the quest to discover our place on earth, we are puzzled to understand our relation to other animals. Ironically, “man’s best friend” offers us a chance to bridge our self-created divide. By acknowledging their ‘dogness’ and that they are equally sentient creatures, we can […]