In this moment I just listen

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In this moment I let go of all my own stories, beliefs and excuses.In this moment I let go of all my desire and hopes.In this moment I just listen to the wind through the bells.In this moment I am … Continued

Nuances

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A PHOTOGRAPHIC ART JOURNEY THROUGH AN ARTIST’S LANDSCAPES “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” – Marcel Proust Nuances is a series of unique, crafted photographic landscapes, printed in a limited … Continued

Metamorphosis as a thematic focus

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Metamorphosis I: Nature Changes  One of the themes in my work – Metamorphosis – is inspired by the metamorphosis of insects, as well as personal and spiritual transformation. It follows from the research and visual work that I did for … Continued

GREEN ART: An introduction

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What is “Green Art” or “Environmental Art”? Throughout the ages, artists have responded to the challenges and issues relevant and prevalent during their lives. Currently, we are faced with the loss of biodiversity, with many species of animals, birds, insects … Continued

Spore (gedig)

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Roste berbrokkel, Nessies vorm Hoogwatermerk, sonstilstandklipDie spoor in die landskap getuigSteeds van gister Spore en merke wat ‘n boodskap getuigRietsirkels deur wind se wieg gevee Gister oorbrug na more, in die spore in die klip Rivier se loopReën se straalsporeSpoel … Continued

Spoor (theme focus)

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We tread unto sand, unto rock, unto grassAnd leave marks indented into the memoryOf place, of space, of time… To be washed, blown and carried awayThrough seasons and cycles of change… Change. Adapt. To conditions in weather,in a climate becoming … Continued

Solitude, Together

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solitude can bring you wisdombut love and companionship brings growth.I walk among mountains within desert landscapesto find myself. to find inner peace.I then return to the people I love,and share the insights, wisdom and happiness.And so together we can learn … Continued

Bones

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Bones tell storiesBones keep secretsBones contain history  Secrets about the pastlocked away in sand and rockStories about life before now  Uncovered, polished and displayedStories about days long forgottenSecrets that may teach us something about today

spend a moment outside

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spend a moment outsideand feelthe wind against your face spend a moment in the sunand soakthe rays into your skin spend a moment under a treeand touchthe rough skin of its trunk spend a moment on grassbarefootand wiggle your toes … Continued

A Green Art Manifesto

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By Kai Lossgott with contributions from the curator (Janet Botes) and participating artists Simon Max Bannister, Janet Ranson, Danelle Malan, Stefanie Schoeman, Nicolle Marais and Claire Homewood Created for and as part of the (eco)nversations Green Art Exhibition held in 2012 at … Continued

landskap, hartland

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landskap, hartlandvlaktes van gister se sond, wind en weeroopgevlek vir die toekoms se woeker en weetvan wild leef en stilweesen saamwees en lag strandland, swartskaapwegvee van spore deur wind se wiegmynskag se sweepslag in doodstil dagwaar selfs tolbos en sonbesiedoodlê, … Continued

Vergete in die verlede

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Vergete in die verledewaar selfs gister nog geen betekenis draen drome en vrese saamsmelttussendeur langsaam voortstroom Weggesteek in die middernagdonkerwaar klein diertjies skarrel en jaagen ons voetjie vir voetjie moet voel waar ons gaanterwyl die maan eindeloos voort wentel Geslote … Continued