Imagine a desert floor, undisturbed by human traffic. It’s not the absence of life that is so dramatically visual. It is a few million years old retrospective of ancient seabed and cataclysmic geological events in Earth history, and the footprint of storms and water flow in the riverbeds. Vast pans nudge aside scrub and vlei and gentle hills and land, which drop outside of the quick glance, towards a perimeter of deep-set mountain horizon.

Marcelino Manhula, Mozambique
“Venus of Tankwa”, 2018
Leli Hoch, South Africa
“Obstructed Portal”, 2018
Akissi Beukman, Ivory Coast/South Africa
Daughter of the Karoo / father unknown“, 2022
Janet Botes, South Africa
“DNA of the Veld”, 2019
Sonya Rademeyer, South Africa
“Please forgive me”, 2019
AKUNZO, The Netherlands
Karola Pezzaro & Aris de Bakker
Echo of the Desert“, 2019
Charles Palm, South Africa
Nomusa Mtshali, South Africa
“Titanium”, 2021
Cebolenkosi Zuma, South Africa
Inga Somdyala, South Africa
4 x 4 Crop”, 2022
Nkosenathi Koela, South Africa
iZilo ZeNtlango“, 2022
Auriol Hayes, South Africa

The Sprites, South Africa
Maia Lehr-SacksMarguerite Neethling, Tegan Greene
“The Little Paper House II”, 2020

Andile Dyalvane, South Africa
Uyalezo_ Song of the Desert River“, 2022

Robert Koch, South Africa
Emergence”, 2020

Nkuthazo Alexis Dyalvane, South Africa
A spirit Goes’, 2022

Leli Hoch, South Africa
Tamar in the Tankwa – 2 Sam 13:22 OT“, 2021

Alisa Farr, South Africa

Kali van der Merwe, South Africa
Emergence“, 2021

Photographers: Josie Borain, Bronwen Trupp, Tegan Fayne, Robert Koch, Kleoniki Vanos, Di Smith, Lyn Mossop, Frank Krummacher, Leli Hoch

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