Labour of Love

LABOUR OF LOVE: The phrase is often used when viewing artists work. The meaning is given to be a task done for pleasure, not reward. Implicit in that phrase are 3 things – time, hardship/opposition and extreme personal involvement. Linking them all is the artist’s commitment or investment to a specific project.  What you have [...]

By |2019-05-02T05:16:00+00:00November 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Labour of Love

Six of Six

40RTY, my performance art piece happened on 29th October at 7.00 pm, and, as is common after these things, I have been laid to waste! It is Tuesday now, and almost 3 days have passed, yet I still feel all tired, achy and blue; like I have flu and a hangover simultaneously. Now I know [...]

By |2019-05-02T05:19:26+00:00November 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Six of Six

Four of Six

Two weeks left until my performance at the artSPACE durban Gallery!! And two weeks left of my 40 day fast! After my performance I am sooo dashing off to the nearest pizza place for the cheesiest pizza they have to offer! A lot of my students are writing their theory exams at the moment while [...]

By |2019-05-02T05:24:54+00:00October 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Four of Six

Three of Six

To deny: at the moment I am, by force of will, denying myself certain foods and drinks as way of purifying my body and constructing the state of mind I require in order to present a performance art piece on 29th October. The process I am going through brings to mind a quote by Andre [...]

By |2019-05-02T05:26:46+00:00October 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Three of Six

Two of Six

As I write this Icky Thump month has begun. Yep, that’s right: Halloween! And outside it is cold and rainy! In October! One wonders how much it must suck to be a weatherman these days! Can they even forecast the weather anymore, other than saying that Winter will probably be colder than Summer? We were [...]

By |2019-05-02T05:28:36+00:00October 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Two of Six

One of Six

In my previous post I spoke about one of my favourite movies of all time, Beetlejuice (1988). Another that I love is The Crow (1993). I mention this because I managed to get a copy of the movie on blu-ray recently and then watched it last weekend. This weekend I took the time to watch [...]

By |2019-05-02T05:30:13+00:00September 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on One of Six