Recent posts by annali

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…

LitterARTI

This ground-breaking project facilitates inspiring workshops, creates work for artists, and explores novel solutions toward sustainability. Over the weekend of the popular Easton Arts Trail, litter sculptures co-created by local students and professional recycling artists were exhibited along a major Bristol cycle path and in an adjacent park. On the Saturday, the sculptures were the main attraction of a widely publicised and well attended community event, organised with the local council. Which included live-art on site with Jethro Brice, creative fancy dress litter pickings and fun art workshops with Peter…