Category Archives: Back home in Cape Town

Lion’s Head full moon hike

The Lion’s Head full moon hike is a popular activity for both Capetonians and tourists. I’ve done it a few times, and it never fails to amaze. (For non-South Africans, Lion’s Head is one of the mountains on the side

Lion’s Head full moon hike

The Lion’s Head full moon hike is a popular activity for both Capetonians and tourists. I’ve done it a few times, and it never fails to amaze. (For non-South Africans, Lion’s Head is one of the mountains on the side

Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden

A walk through Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden is a lovely way to spend an afternoon in Cape Town. Unfortunately my camera’s battery was flat when I arrived at the garden, but I managed to snap these images with my phone. I’d

Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden

A walk through Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden is a lovely way to spend an afternoon in Cape Town. Unfortunately my camera’s battery was flat when I arrived at the garden, but I managed to snap these images with my phone. I’d

Day-trip around the Cape Peninsula

Two Finnish friends visited Cape Town last week. They were keen to experience scenic routes, so I decided to take them on a day-trip around the Cape Peninsula. Our trip started at Green Point near the CBD, from which we

Day-trip around the Cape Peninsula

Two Finnish friends visited Cape Town last week. They were keen to experience scenic routes, so I decided to take them on a day-trip around the Cape Peninsula. Our trip started at Green Point near the CBD, from which we

AFTER HOGARTH – New Collages

The series of collages started with the discovery of a group of reproductions of 18th century engravings by William Hogarth. My parents bought the collection of binded prints in an antique shop a few years ago. I assume the reproductions

AFTER HOGARTH – New Collages

The series of collages started with the discovery of a group of reproductions of 18th century engravings by William Hogarth. My parents bought the collection of binded prints in an antique shop a few years ago. I assume the reproductions

FLESH – New Collages

See below new collage works, some of which are currently included in an exhibition called Flesh at The Art Business (Contemporary Art Gallery and Consultancy) in Piketberg. The group show opened Saturday evening and is on view till 6 August

FLESH – New Collages

See below new collage works, some of which are currently included in an exhibition called Flesh at The Art Business (Contemporary Art Gallery and Consultancy) in Piketberg. The group show opened Saturday evening and is on view till 6 August

JONG AFRIKANER – Roelof Petrus van Wyk

Jong Afrikaner: A Self Portrait is an exhibition of photographic portraits currently on show at Commune 1 in Cape Town. The title of the exhibition is loaded with ideological meaning. The Afrikaans term ‘jong’ translates as ‘young’. Being a ‘jong

JONG AFRIKANER – Roelof Petrus van Wyk

Jong Afrikaner: A Self Portrait is an exhibition of photographic portraits currently on show at Commune 1 in Cape Town. The title of the exhibition is loaded with ideological meaning. The Afrikaans term ‘jong’ translates as ‘young’. Being a ‘jong

INTO THE NIGHT – Niklas Zimmer

Into the Night by Niklas Zimmer is a collection of long-exposure, film-based photographs taken at night in Cape Town. Curated by Jacqueline Nurse, the series was on show at Salon 91, a contemporary art gallery in Cape Town, from 30

INTO THE NIGHT – Niklas Zimmer

Into the Night by Niklas Zimmer is a collection of long-exposure, film-based photographs taken at night in Cape Town. Curated by Jacqueline Nurse, the series was on show at Salon 91, a contemporary art gallery in Cape Town, from 30

BOOTY – Julia Rosa Clark

WHATIFTHEWORLD is one of my favourite galleries in Cape Town. The current exhibition, Julia Rosa Clark’s BOOTY, presents a collection of collage works. Other than Clarke’s previous work, which often consisted of elaborate site-specific collage installations, the new works are

BOOTY – Julia Rosa Clark

WHATIFTHEWORLD is one of my favourite galleries in Cape Town. The current exhibition, Julia Rosa Clark’s BOOTY, presents a collection of collage works. Other than Clarke’s previous work, which often consisted of elaborate site-specific collage installations, the new works are

Excess Becoming Flesh

Exhibition by Larita Engelbrecht in partial fulfillment of the degree MA in Visual Art at the University of Stellenbosch US Gallery, 3 February 2012 The artworks in this exhibition explore representations of excess in relation to the body. Saturated Spectacle (After Hieronymus

Excess Becoming Flesh

Exhibition by Larita Engelbrecht in partial fulfillment of the degree MA in Visual Art at the University of Stellenbosch US Gallery, 3 February 2012 The artworks in this exhibition explore representations of excess in relation to the body. Saturated Spectacle (After Hieronymus

Exhibition Invitation

Tonight is the opening of my solo exhibition which makes up the practical component of my MA in Visual Art.  I’m incredibly excited. Although the works on show was made within the past 18 months, the entire MA degree took three years to

Exhibition Invitation

Tonight is the opening of my solo exhibition which makes up the practical component of my MA in Visual Art.  I’m incredibly excited. Although the works on show was made within the past 18 months, the entire MA degree took three years to