The Art of South Africa

The Art of South Africa

A country is only as good as its culture. It is a definitive timeline of their progression as a people. Their hardships, achievements and their story in a timeline. These have been passed down from parent to child for years. their way of life, norms, behaviours. Their...
Filmmaking As Beginner Art

Filmmaking As Beginner Art

Art is all encompassing. Its very essence is that it is hard to describe, even harder to teach. It is an expression of who we are. Art is not merely dictated by the artist but also of the beholder. It may differ from what the artist wants to express as to what the...
The Art of Big Family Weddings

The Art of Big Family Weddings

You’ve finally set the date. Getting busy, getting things ready for the big day. Your mom will be there. Your dad will be there. Why, even your cousin’s brother’s aunt’s twice removed will be there. And you are stressing. Then again, who wouldn’t? Even if you come...

Protecting the Great Art in Our World

The recent destruction of ancient historical and cultural heritage sites by Islamic State in Iraq and Syria motivates me to ponder upon how we are protecting the great art in our world. That these morons are loose in parts of the world is a great shame to those of us...

Surveillance Art

Are you into surveillance art? Do you like to watch? Like Chauncy Gardener, in the film Being There by Hal Ashby and starring the late Peter Sellers? Many people prefer to watch unobtrusively. The voyeur is a very 21C role. Surveillance is big business these days, as...

All of Life is Art

When hunting around for a definition of Art, I return to the fact that, “all of life is Art”. Art is not any particular medium, it is more an attitude around how one lives. We all have choices in life concerning how we live our lives and what we value. Some may say...