2017 Incognito

Pincushion

Pincushion (Leucospermum) Cotton thread and rubber 77 x 75 cm

black eyed susan

Black-eyed Susan ( Rudbeckia hirta) 60 x 30 x 25 cm

Forget me not

“Forget-me-not” (Myositis arvensis) 64 x 51 cm Cotton thread and rubber 2017

Kukumakranka view 2

“Kukumakranka” (Gethyllis) 830 x 560 mm Cotton thread and rubber 2017

Devils claw (Harpagophytum procumbens) 360 x 130 x 250 mm 2017

Lazy Daisy (Aphanostephus Skirrobasis) 200 x 130 x 130 mm 2017

A Little luck – four leaf clover (Trifolium repens) 180 x 100 x 90 mm 2017

Half-mens (Pachypodium namaquanum) 920 x 550 mm 2017 Cotton thread and rubber

Perdepis (Clausena anisata) 520 x 220 x 140 mm 2017

Dogs ears (Cotyledon orbiculata) 2017 240 x 140 x 110 mm

“April Fool” (Haemanthus cuccineus) 770 x 520 mm 2017 Cotton thread and rubber

“Cows Lip” (Primula veris) 420 x 250 x 180 mm 2017

“Bobbejaanstert” ( Xerophyta retinervis) 240 x 140 x 140 mm 2017

“Stinking Corpse Lily” (Rafflesia arnoldii) 240 x 160 x 130 mm 2017

Varkore (Zantedeschia aethiopica) 420 x 250 x 180 mm 2017

 

For the Incognito, solo exhibition at MContemporary I was inspired by flowers with interesting common names.  By combining flowers with self-portraits and animal skulls I felt that they became like masks, concealing the true identity.

  • P.S Thank you to Val Wessels photography for taking photographs of this series

 

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