Monthly Archives: November 2014

DeKOP Farm Residency Northern Province, South Africa

I have always been close to the land, something I took for granted after 10 years in the UK. In South Africa, you are always surrounded by a strong presence of nature. Even in cities like Johannesburg you can smell the earth. When I sit in contemplation in the bushveld in the Northern Province, where I have strong ties from my childhood, I connect with a wildness. Only remnants remain of a hidden or forgotten recent human history in the dense bushland, tainted by land claims in the advent of…