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Of Giant Snails and Tradition; Fire and Totems….

Of Giant Snails and Tradition; Fire and Totems…. In the Southeast lowveld of Zimbabwe, on the Save River, The Chauke Clan totem is the African Giant Snail…. here is my art installation of giant land snail shells and fire-fired clay … Continue reading

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Burnt Wood, Fallen Branches and Old Frames Into Something New

I have always been fascinated with the possibilities of re cycling objects, melting histories and creating something new and unique from a combination of older stories…. I had a house fire- kept the charred stairs… and hardwood lintels scarred with … Continue reading

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“In Celebration of 2014, the Chinese Year of the Horse”

  “In Celebration of 2014, the Chinese Year of the Horse,” is  a group show comprising thirty-four artists, to raise money for the Zimbabwe Equestrian Society. I am excited to be participating, using semi-burnt items from my house fire, to … Continue reading

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The burning of 214 Brooke Drive, and a ‘Woman at the Top’…….

The burning of 214 Brooke Drive: Late on Sunday afternoon, the Borrowdale Brooke Security Gate spotted smoke rising, and dashed to our house… Bruce Douglas and Murray, Helen and Mike Lynton Edwards also spotted the smoke rising from our roof, … Continue reading

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