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The Work of Others - Artist Craig Masters

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The Work of Others - Artist Craig Masters

I share my impressions on the work of local African artist, Craig Masters, one of the artists in my growing collection of art.

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Writing 29.12.2020 -Instagram

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Writing 29.12.2020 -Instagram

“I will Become, I am afterall, so Unbecoming.Dear Diary,Another day is here.Another went by.Writing, drawing, waiting. I lie. Not waiting. But trying to invite the fullness of waiting.In the mean time, it's all just here and not yet there.Physically here, but haven't yet determined what my coordinates are. Wait. What if I don't have any?Crazy burns.Ps I look at this picture and I see the personage I want to embrace. She looks like she's onto something and that she needs nothing. No need. No need to explain. And it's enough.I'm out.“ posted to Instagram 29.12.2020

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“Trusting” - 17.10.2020 - Writing

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“Trusting” - 17.10.2020 - Writing

Trust.I'm trusting the yearning to be in this skin.I'm trusting the call to be present in the body.This body is a gift to be unwrappedA body of experiencesA body of sensationsA body of memoriesOf painOf angerOf beauty Of beyond More than a body.More than the story about the body.Maybe I'm just the keeperOf this scared space.The observer within this holy place.A conduit for me to begin again.So-Maybe it isn't just a body. Maybe it's a wayMaybe it's a bridge to the other side.Even if it is not.Even if there was no other side.I want to feel safe in the skin...

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“I cannot Be” 2020 Poem by Yvette Hess

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“I cannot Be” 2020 Poem by Yvette Hess

“Mimicking Me” 2020. I like the way the belt, coincides with the edge of the grass line... mirroring the edge, that halfway mark, the constriction at my waist. I split there, the top in pose, trying to tame the wild hair. The bottom finding footing , for what? For grounding?For purpose?Who knows.I lost. I lose still. I lose myself in the storm that is me. Death is so final, and part of me weeps. But the absent is what really gets me at the knees. Absence never makes my heart grow fonder: It weeps while it seeks-A place to fillGentleness...

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Happy New Light - 2021 Welcomes You

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Happy New Light - 2021 Welcomes You

"Happy New Year", is what I'm supposed to say. Yet, at this point I am not quite sure if I want to say it. I wish it, a prosperous and happy year for all, and for myself. I wish for all ease and joy- the other side of pain. I wish that other side for every body.  But just saying "Happy New Year" feels empty.  Or maybe that's just my experience of that phrase, in this phase, at the moment.  I sent out a WhatsApp to a few people - a long one, thanking 2020. I observed the losses -...

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