Green knots: travelling art in Old Manali

On my first stroll through the vertical streets of Old Manali village I was overcome with the sense that crass tourism had completely ruined what must have been as little as a decade ago a charming and picturesque rural settlement in Himachal Pradesh. The ‘two for one’ cocktails special signs in various shades of neon … Continue reading Green knots: travelling art in Old Manali

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Nafs: breathing – Interscendent art

As part of the Nafs: breathing solo art exhibition at the South African National Arts Festival, I filled a separate room entitled Interior room: interscendent with a series of paintings created with a flow of acrylic, guided by palate knife on paper. I began working with the idea of representing yoga asanas about six months ago, using charcoal and pen and … Continue reading Nafs: breathing – Interscendent art

Nafs: breathing – solo art exhibition at Grahamstown Arts Festival

Nafs: breathing To observe the unhindered flow of breath within and without my body, is not just to observe the flow of energy at the nexus of being as I experience it, but it is also a moment of vital creativity. Cultivating the ability to be a silent and concentrated witness of my natural flow … Continue reading Nafs: breathing – solo art exhibition at Grahamstown Arts Festival