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  • Title: "Does Not Your House Dream? And Dreaming Leave City For Hilltop?"
    Medium: Digital print (edition of 3)
    Exhibition: City Slickers, +27 (Pretoria) and Gallery 415 (Durban)
    Date: 2009

    Kahlil Gibran was a Lebanese-American writer, philosopher and artist born in 1883. His most famous work The Prophet (1923) is a collection of 26 poetic essays, including On Houses. “Your house is your larger body. It grows in the sun and sleeps in the stillness of the night; and it is not dreamless. Does not your house dream? And dreaming, leave the city for grove or hilltop?”

    City Slickers is the name of the exhibition taking place in Pretoria at +27 gallery starting on the 13th of August, traveling to Durban's 415 Gallery on 2 October.The aim of the exhibition is to make people aware of the incredible illustration/design talent we have in South Africa, as well as exposing some great international talents, from across our borders.

    The approach of the exhibition is one of a light-hearted nature, geared towards making art for everyone to enjoy.The works thus explore the theme "city" in a new manner, translating each artists perception onto an A3 print, which will each be sold in an edition of 3.

  • City Slickers exhibition opening, 13 August 2009, +27 Pretoria.