An exploration of raised texture and form. Inspired by the quest to depart from the conventional texture of white clay to convey a more natural and honest aesthetic through colour and meticulous layering techniques.
A compliment of colour and composition. Poswa expresses her freedom through a melting pot of gestural brushstrokes, layering and pattern work. Abstract is a symphony of smudges, scratches, splashes and drip glazes.
Each thread of the rich tapestry woven into African cultural practices and traditions passed down from generation to generation weaves meaning into an essential understanding of identity and life as a masterpiece.
Symbolically imbued with and Inspired by an ancient African tradition of body scarification. A practice used to protect an individual against various negative spiritual and physical manifestations.
VIEWS FROM THE STUDIO
Dyalvane’s literal and metaphorical interpretation of the less popular view of the Cape Town city skyline. Inspired by the daily view of the harbour and surrounding industrial areas.
Picasso was inspired by Africa. Dyalvane was inspired by Picasso. The two meet in a collection of ceramic bowls and vases which reflect a deep, emotive fusion of visual art and clay.