INTERVIEW: CAPE TOWN ART FAIR

Art portfolio- my work

Almost time for departure. In a couple of hours I’ll be making my way to Cape Town for the Art Fair. Looking forward to the experience. Thank you Steyn du Toit for this feature…..

STEYN SAYS...

SUSPENDED BETWEEN LIFE AND DEATH by Gordon Clark. SUSPENDED BETWEEN LIFE AND DEATH by Gordon Clark.

This feature was first published in Cape Times on 26 February 2015.

The annual Cape Town Art Fair (CTAF) kicks off today, promising four days of colour, creativity and loads of out-of-the-box thinking, writes STEYN DU TOIT.

One of the artists whose work is being showcased as part of the ARTCO Galerie’s stand is photographer Gordon Clark. Extracts from his solo show, Who Am I? …Transgressions, which featured images of painter and Progeria sufferer Leon Botha, can be seen until Sunday.

“We’ve had a great response when the exhibition first opened at ARTCO in 2011,” says Clark. After debuting in 1986, he has staged over thirty solo shows over his career since.

In addition, the Hout Bay-based creative’s CV also includes a feature film, two documentaries, several music videos as well as a photographic book forwarded by none other than Oprah Winfrey herself.

“Leon and I journeyed together for two-and-a-half-years. During this time we would challenged…

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