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Shy Girl


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Catch of the Day


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Stoep Kakkertjie (Grey Dog)


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Dog Boy Black


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Cubist dog


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Suckling puppies


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Dog Walker


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Late night movie


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Tourist no.1


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Sailorboy


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Very Bored Girl


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Step Dog


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Fetch


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Biography

Date of Birth: 26.10.69
Place of birth: George
Nationality: South African.
Education: Degree in fine arts from the University of Stellenbosch.

Group exhibitions

2006 November: "Collection One" Stellenbosch modern and contemporary art gallery SMAC
2006 October: Rose Korber Camps Bay
2006 July: "Studio 8" Artspace Durban
2006 June: Passages Project, Cite Des Arts, Paris
2005 Multiples at 34 Long Cape Town
2004 Absa Atelier Finalist, two works where selected; a sculpture and a computer generated digital print which where exhibited at the Art B gallery in Belville Cape Town and the Absa Gallery in Johannesburg
2004 Exhibited drawings for Pocko People agency at London¹s Magma Clerkenwell Gallery
2004 Exhibited animation at Fabrica Features Lisboa Megastore for United Colors of Benetton
2004 Mud gallery, Barrydale: Sculpture and Prints
2003 SO NOW, Cape Town. Sculpture and Prints
2003 Fifteen Minutes of Fame, Voila, Cape Town. Sculpture
2003 Lytton Street Studio Group show, Cape Town. Sculpture, animation prints
2003 Veo Gallery, Cape Town: Sculpture and Prints
1998 Unplugged III, Rembrandt van Rjyn Art Gallery, Johannesburg. Exhibited Animation
1998 Exhibited sculpture work at the AVA
1997 Bad Books, Arts Association Bellville, Cape Town

Individual Exhibitions

2005 "Sunday Afternoon", Erdmann Contemporary, Cape Town
2006  "A dog's life" Premeises gallery, Johannesburg
2006 "Monster Love" 34 Long street Gallery Cape Tow.

Residencies

2006 Cite Des arts-Paris

Publications

2007 Die Burger Art Page
2006 Elle Sweden  Dec 2006
         Elle Decoration(South Africa) Sept 2006
         Art South Africa
2005 Visi
         Cape Etc.
         Equinox Magazine
2004 Die Burger Newspaper
         House and Leisure July 2004
         "Die Beeld" September 2004

Television

2005 KykNet Artist interview
2006 "Pasella" Artist interview
2006 SABC1 Street Journal: Artist's interview

Commisions

Fountain for Augusta Winery, Franschoek 1998
Fountain for Amani Winery Stellenbosch:    1999
A sculptural piece to be presented as an award at the Aartklop Arts Festival in Potchestrom.

Animation projects

May 1997 -- May 1998
       Conceptualized, wrote and designed 30-3minute episodes of Suburban Mishaps as commissioned by tinderbox interactive.
       In 1998 Suburban Mishaps won a Loerie award in the gategory of New Media; monthly publication.
       Suburban Mishaps was aired on television for ETV and the Grahamstown festival's  'Q TV'.
       Suburban Mishaps; was featured on Robert Weinek's video compilation;"The processed image"
       Suburban Mishaps was adapted into comic form and ran as a monthly comic for CMYK magazine.

2001: Completed "Revenge (a love story)"; a ten minute animated 3d movie.  
        "Revenge" was screened at The Obz Café and Bijou film festival.
       In Jan 2004 "Revenge" was selected for the net.art exhibition for the online exhibition series "packet" at New Langton Arts in San Francisco, CA, US. (see www.newlangtonarts.org). For themonth of June 2004.

2002
        Scripted and storyboarded the animated film; "Meangreen"
        Episodes one and two are currently completed and were screened on December 2001 at the four-day mini-festival 'Post' at the Bijou theatre in Cape Town.
       The animated film is compromised of 3d generated imagery alongside hand-drawn Flash animation.
       Meangreen was selected as "the" project  on artthrob.co.za

2002 Feb
       Commissioned to develop and produce a weekly animated interactive  Flash cartoon "Big Deal" for Independent Online (www.IOL.co.za )
       Completed 30 episodes


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