NEW: Reading from my book “111 reasons to love South Africa”
In October 2019 my book “111 reasons to love South Africa” was published. I am very happy that I was able to realize this project in a short time. Therefore I am happy to offer readings from the book since January 2020. The readings can be booked individually or in combination with my exhibitions and photo lectures. The readings are accompanied by photos from my various trips to South Africa. Are you interested in a reading from my book? Then please contact me HERE.
Some of the reasons – appetizers:
Here are some of the reasons as a little appetizer for you: Because they are simply gigantic: Baobabs. Because South Africa has the longest wine route in the world. Because South Africa is the Rainbow Nation. Because you don’t build a house, but one room after another. Because Mama Africa has enchanted the whole world with Pata Pata. Because dung beetles leave their offspring in deep shit. Because animals have right of way and traffic jams can be fun. Because you can survive as a vegetarian in the land of meat-eaters and chicken is not considered to be meat. Because it can get frightening spending a night alone in a tent. Because I shed tears for Stephen Bantu Biko although I did not even know him. Because Kimberley is closer to the center of the earth. Because the wild starry sky is the most breathtaking.
Currently two live photo presentations are on offer. Both are designed in a combination of photographs, music, sounds and live comments. If you are interested to learn more – please contact me HERE.
”Baobabs – Giants of the Savannah“
A photo live presentation which focuses on Baobabs of the Southern African Region. This presentation is the result of several journeys. I visited Baobab locations in Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and South Africa. There I collected stories, myths and other remarkable on site information about the trees. For approximately 90 miuntes I will take you on a very individual journey to the giants and introduce interesting facts about them. For example how the trees and their fruit, bark, leaves and roots were used in former times and today by the people living in the vicinity. Discover the World of Baobabs with me!
A live photo presentation about my motorcycle adventure tour in search of motives for my paintings and stories that I came about while travelling in the Southern African Region. Most of my recent animal and baobab portraits were travelling acquaintances that I have met during said motorcycle tour. For example various encounters with animals or the giant baobabs in Tsumkwe, Namibia, or in the Northern part of South Africa. Epupa Falls with its spectacular baobabs is presented as well as the giants living in Malawi, Sambia, Simbabwe – along the road or hidden deeply in the bush. The presentation is about the people I have met, spectacular landscapes, animals and plants I have come accross. The presentation takes 45 minutes.
|in Planning: 21.04.2020||Photo Presentation & Reading from my Book "111 Reasons to Love South Africa" at my exhibition "Travel Acquaintances", Kulturring-Süd||Berlin|
|28.02.2020||Reading from my Book "111 Reasons to love South Africa" in combination with photo presentation South Africa, at my exhibition "little.prints.", Gallery M.A.SH||Remagen|
|22.01.2020||Reading from my Book "111 Reasons to love South Africa" in combination with photo presentation South Africa, Grafik Studio Galerie||Berlin|
|09.09.2019||Photo Presentation "Baobabs - Giants of the Savannas", State Garden Fair Brandenburg||Wittstock/Dosse|
|09.08.2019||Photo Presentation at my exhibition "Hares & other Jewels", Grafik Studio Galerie||Berlin|
|18.06.2019||Photo Presentation "Baobabs - Giants of the Savannas", State Garden Fair Brandenburg||Wittstock/Dosse|
|15.06.2019||Photo Presentation at my exhibition "Travel Acquaintances", Gallery KungerKiez||Berlin|
|13.05.2019||Photo Presentation "Baobabs - Giants of the Savannas", State Garden Fair Brandenburg||Wittstock/Dosse|
|07.04.2017||Photo Presentation "Giants of the Savannah" on the occasion of the group exhibition "Close Images - Far Horizons", Cooperation of Art Association ZPAP Gliwice and Bundesverband für Bildende Künstlerinnen und Künstler Bonn Rhein/Sieg at the Künstlerforum||Bonn|
|26/09/2015||Photo Presentation "Travel Acquaintances", including a Baobab Special, Exhibition "Grenzgänger", annual exhibition of the Art Association BBK Bonn Rhein/Sieg||Rheinbrohl|
|27/10/2014||Photo Presentation "Baobabs - Giants of the Savannah", Flora, Botanical Garden||Cologne|
|06/10/2014||Photo Presentation "Travel Acquaintances", including a Baobab Special, Kunstverein Bad Godesberg||Bonn|
|21/09/2014||Photo Presentation "Baobabs - Giants of the Savannah", Matinee, Umfulana Travels Agency||Kürten|
|31/08/2014||Photo Presentation "Travel Acquaintances", including a Baobab Special, Finissage Flora, Botanical Garden||Cologne|
|27/06/2014||Photo Presentation "Travel Acquaintances", including a Baobab Special, Fairtrade International||Bonn|
|07/06/2014||Photo Presentation "Travel Acquaintances", Pfingst-Braai, including a Baobab Special, Namibia-Forum||Engelskirchen|
|30/04/2014||Photo Presentation "Travel Acquaintances", including a Baobab Special, Art Exhibition "Art is opinionated", Kunsthalle||Siegburg|
|05/04/2014||Photo Presentation "Travel Acquaintances", including a Baobab Special, Travels Agency "Wikinger-Reisen"||Bonn|
|16/02/2014||Photo Presentation "Travel Acquaintances", Including a Baobab Special, Travels Agency Via Verde, Bad Godesberg||Bonn|
|11/04/2013||Photo Presentation "Travel Acquaintances", Including Baobab Special, Zoo||Cologne|