2009

ETCHINGS

 

A series of sculptures inspired by the heritage site known as the Cradle of Humankind
Belfast Black granite quarried at Boschpoort Granite, Belfast, Mpumalanga
Quarry master and production: Frans Haarhoff
Sandblasted texts are taken from the Genesis myth (chapter 9) regarding the origin of languages

 

1. Big B
Placed in combination with Little B
Languages (As read from top to bottom): 1. Maori, 2. Thai, 3. English, 4. Luchazi, 5. Finnish, 6. Bulgarian, 7. Sundanese
Collection: Benji Liebman

2. Little B
Placed in combination with Big B
Languages: As for 'Big B'
Collection: Benji Liebman

3. Split B1
Split B2 (For Benji Liebman)
Dimensions: 1230mm (length) X 1800mm (width) X 915mm (height)
Languages (As read from top to bottom): 1. Luvale, 2. English, 3. Esperanto, 4. Telegu, 5. Nama, 6. Zulu, 7. Syriac, 8. Swedish
Collection: Benji Liebman

4. Clast Mar
Languages (As read from top to bottom): 1. Ronga Randim, 2. Estonian, 3. Chinese, 4. Malay, 5. Igbo, 6 English, 7. Arabic, 
Collection: Mark Read

5. Calculus Moo
Languages (As read from top to bottom): 1. Oriya, 2. Herero, 3. Amharic, 4. Hungarian, 5. Spanish, 6. French, 7. Northern Sotho
Collection: Prospero Bailey

6. Split Gro - triangle 1.
Split Gro - triangle 2.
Languages (As read from top to bottom): 1. Twi Asante, 2. Tagalog, 3. German, 4. English, 5. Romanian, 6. Welsh, 7. Armenian, 8. Vietnamese
Collection: David and Errol Grolman

Children of the Stars - Etchings