The photo below was taken next to Ou Kaapse Weg about two weeks after the fires, and the one (further down) was the same place 2 days ago.
These fires were quite an emotional for thing for so many people, and the Artvark gallery in Kalk Bay is hosting a group exhibition of 40+ artists, working in diverse mediums, reflecting on the recent fires.
The opening is this Friday 29th of May from 7pm; I’m also exhibiting and will be there on Friday, so hope to see you if you’re in the area! More details are below:
Artvark Gallery, Kalk Bay, presents “re-m-ember 6900 hectares”, a group exhibition of 40+ artist, working in diverse mediums, reflecting on the Cape Of Flames pertaining to the recent Cape Town fires.
The exhibition opening reception is on Friday the 29th of May 2015 at 7pm. Janet Ranson will be opening the show with a performance art piece.Featured Artists: Lien Botha, Judy Woodborne, Niel Jonker, Maeve Dewar, Donna Mckellar, Joshua Miles, Theo Paul Vorster, JP Meyer, Laura Du Toit , John Bauer, Jill Trappler, Fawa Conradie, Lyn Smuts, Adrienne Silva, Alison Rordan, Janet Ranson, Theresa Jo Wessels, Andy Nixon and many other great artists. Ten percent our proceeds of the show will go to the Volunteer Wildfire Services.
The exhibition concludes on the 7th of July 2015. Beyerskloof has generously donated wine for the opening. The Courtyard Cafe will remain open for the evening until 8:30pm with a delicious winter warmer set menu of soups, chicken or butternut tartlets with a side salad and caponata with brown wild rice. The usual Courtyard Cafe assortment of deserts and drinks will be on offer too.