SPESIALE AANBOD: Betaal slegs R25 vir die eerste maand. Spring gou!
Vermaak
Artist’s ‘Gift of Water’ during drought

As Cape Town remains drought-stricken and water consumption levels continue to rise to dangerous levels, artists SaySay.Love’s latest photo exhibition ‘Chapter Two: The Gift of Water’ comes at no better time.

This exhibition, which opens 28 December and runs until 13 January, is inspired by the visual artist’s world around him, particularly the global source of life; water. The photographs that form part of the exhibition were taken mainly in Cape Town. Hopefully, these powerful images will make viewers think twice about their water usage.

All photos were taken by SaySay.Love himself, who is visually impaired. He was born with an optical handicap — a condition that prevents him from seeing in 3D. He is also blind mostly in his right eye. However, his disability enabled him to focus on different depths and perceptions, and to portray how he experiences the world around him.

Viewing the striking images, one would never guess that they were simply captured on the artist’s iPhone. According to SaySay.Love, the limitation of the smartphone allows the beauty of the subject to speak for itself. Any editing of the photos is also done on his phone, but even this he does sparingly. “I may just add some lipstick,” he says, meaning that he does not tamper with the image too much.

Before turning to art, SaySay.Love was an entrepreneur. At the age of 50, however, he decided to retire from his day job and dedicate his time to art and photography. He is described as “a vibrant and enigmatic gentleman with eclectic tastes that make him stand apart from the crowd. In his presence, you experience his energy, love, and passion for life, which transcends into his photographs.”

This is SaySay.Love’s second exhibition. “Chapter Two” will be presented at the AVA Gallery in Cape Town and will also feature in 2018’s initial First Thursday’s event.

MyStem: Het jy meer op die hart?

Stuur jou mening van 300 woorde of minder na MyStem@netwerk24.com en ons sal dit vir publikasie oorweeg. Onthou om jou naam en van, ‘n kop-en-skouers foto en jou dorp of stad in te sluit.

Ons kommentaarbeleid

Netwerk24 ondersteun ‘n intelligente, oop gesprek en waardeer sinvolle bydraes deur ons lesers. Lewer hier kommentaar wat relevant is tot die onderwerp van die artikel. Jou mening is vir ons belangrik en kan verdere menings of ondersoeke stimuleer. Geldige kritiek en meningsverskille is aanvaarbaar, maar hierdie is nie ‘n platform vir haatspraak of persoonlike aanvalle nie. Kommentaar wat irrelevant, onnodig aggressief of beledigend is, sal verwyder word. Lees ons volledige kommentaarbeleid hier

Kontak Eikestad Nuus Kontak ons
Stemme

Hallo, jy moet ingeteken wees of registreer om artikels te lees.