Fin Manjoo

“A door which opened the way beyond perception” – Woodwind, Fin Manjoo Sitting in their eclectic home, chatting to the local artist, it is what I feel when I am in the presence of Fin and Ivana. A calm silence. When the conversation starts, a new door is opened to their lifestyle, their pasts, creative […]

IKEA Wonderful Everyday Life Set 1

“There is a vitality, a life-force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action. And because there is only one of you in all of time, this expression is unique. If you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and be lost. The world will not have it. It […]

Inspired by clay

“From the muddy river banks of the Transkei, playing with clay making bulls and cows, to being a fully qualified ceramic designer, Chuma’s career has come a long way.” – Elle Decor Magazine I arrived early for the Elle Decor photo shoot with Chuma Maweni. The studio, Art In The Forest, set amongst tall trees […]

A collaboration

1981, in Serbia, I am hiding behind the cow shed with a collection of flowers I picked from my grandmothers garden. There is a scrap book with petals between the pages and a rock on top to press them dry. Next to the book is a glass bottle with murky liquid I squeezed out of […]

The wild KwaZulu Natal

North KwaZulu Natal remains almost untouched since the first Mozambique fisherman tribes settled in this area few hundred years ago. Their method of fishing has been passed down the generations. Still today, the fisherman collect mangrove wood to make the sticks out of them and build their spiral fish traps in the lakes of Greater […]