Category Archives: Idea-Things

O Vôo / Flight

O Vôo / Flight : 300 x 130 x 150mm / pine wood, wire, modelling clay. A small exercise in homage to sculptor Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966).

O Vôo / Flight

O Vôo / Flight : 300 x 130 x 150mm / pine wood, wire, modelling clay. A small exercise in homage to sculptor Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966).

Hellenica sculpture serie (2008-2010)

 Greece – Hellenica – is more than a physical place. Like most ancient cultures, it has produced universal lessons about human nature, lessons that transcend space and time. Greek myths have a particular format – the tragedy! the horror! –

Hellenica sculpture serie (2008-2010)

 Greece – Hellenica – is more than a physical place. Like most ancient cultures, it has produced universal lessons about human nature, lessons that transcend space and time. Greek myths have a particular format – the tragedy! the horror! –

Hellenica I : Narcissus (2008-2009)

 Narcissus – the man who fell in love with his own reflection in the waters of a river, and drowned when he attempted to kiss it one day. The sculpture represents the moment just before his plunge. The black around him

Hellenica I : Narcissus (2008-2009)

 Narcissus – the man who fell in love with his own reflection in the waters of a river, and drowned when he attempted to kiss it one day. The sculpture represents the moment just before his plunge. The black around him

Hellenica II: The Cave (2009)

   The Cave – Plato’s allegory proposes that there are two worlds: a prefect or ideal one which we should seek, and the one in which we currently live (the cave). The cave is made of shadows of the perfect

Hellenica II: The Cave (2009)

   The Cave – Plato’s allegory proposes that there are two worlds: a prefect or ideal one which we should seek, and the one in which we currently live (the cave). The cave is made of shadows of the perfect

Hellenica III: Orpheus & Eurydice (2009-2010)

   Orpheus & Eurydice – this is a tragic myth, in which Eurydice was kidnapped by the god of the underworld – Hades – on the day of her wedding to Orpheus. Orpheus, a virtuoso in the arts and an

Hellenica III: Orpheus & Eurydice (2009-2010)

   Orpheus & Eurydice – this is a tragic myth, in which Eurydice was kidnapped by the god of the underworld – Hades – on the day of her wedding to Orpheus. Orpheus, a virtuoso in the arts and an

Shamis-Sá Mobile for Baby

August 2010 – This felt mobile for dear friends Vanessa and Khalid was based on a study of origami bird shapes. I initially wanted to make the birds out of felt squares, but the material wouldn’t hold the shape as well as origami paper, and

Shamis-Sá Mobile for Baby

August 2010 – This felt mobile for dear friends Vanessa and Khalid was based on a study of origami bird shapes. I initially wanted to make the birds out of felt squares, but the material wouldn’t hold the shape as well as origami paper, and

The Octopus, The Boat, The Imperialists and A Dark Cloud (over the Poets)

May 2009 – Concept and execution of festive installation The Octopus, The Boat, The Imperialists and A Dark Cloud, for Chimurenga Library project for CAPE PLATFORM 09 Art Biennale, Cape Town Central Library, Drill Hall, Cape Town, Reference and Poetry

The Octopus, The Boat, The Imperialists and A Dark Cloud (over the Poets)

May 2009 – Concept and execution of festive installation The Octopus, The Boat, The Imperialists and A Dark Cloud, for Chimurenga Library project for CAPE PLATFORM 09 Art Biennale, Cape Town Central Library, Drill Hall, Cape Town, Reference and Poetry

Auto-Retrato no Tempo da Crise (self-portrait)

November 2008 – I began experimenting with collage back in 2002, whilst still a student of architecture at UCT. This self-portrait was the first attempt at using a combination of graphic cut-outs on paper, magazine images, a play of scale and relief/shadow. None

Auto-Retrato no Tempo da Crise (self-portrait)

November 2008 – I began experimenting with collage back in 2002, whilst still a student of architecture at UCT. This self-portrait was the first attempt at using a combination of graphic cut-outs on paper, magazine images, a play of scale and relief/shadow. None