Dragons and eagles play an important role in myths from around the globe. Myths are, basically, about ‘good’ and ‘evil’. In the Venda culture in Southern Africa, for example, eagles represent the ‘good’ in narratives and ‘snake like monsters’ (dragons alike) the ‘evil’.
For this photo-graphic imaginary I used elements from Norwegian mythology (Norske Miögatör), which also inspired JRR Tolkien, and added the known Christian peace symbol (dove) which also occurs in native American and Celtic myths.
For this imaginary composite photo I used different digital processing techniques including textures, in-drawing and in-painting.
Available in a numbered series of 10 in commemoration of the earthquake in 1969. A selection of my work, including this series, on view in the Town Hall in Tulbagh 27-29 September.
Some of the photographs I will exhibit in the Town Hall in Tulbagh during Tulbagh Arts Festival 27-29 September. A3 size printed In small series on 300 gsm paper and for only R 350.00 each. You can also order directly from me.
It’s a rare occasion that I exhibits in galleries and art events BUT the Tulbagh Arts Festival and the Greyton Art Walk two of those exceptions. You will find me in the Town Hall 27-29 September in Tulbagh and in the weekend of 15 November in the DR-Church Hall in Greyton. Both towns are within an easy 2 hours drive from Cape Town.