ROOM 2 - Under Water World
Ghost Balloon One - 2023
800x800 limited edition of 4 archival prints on Dibond R12,500 incl. VAT
MIDWAY - AtOMIC ATOLL
Ghost Balloons, a vigilant brigade,
Monitors of radiation, simply unafraid,
In hazardous zones, they intervene,
Lifting creatures from danger unforeseen.
In Atomic Atoll, they hover around
Saving lives where radiation is found,
In the face of peril, they lend a hand,
Guardians of life, billowing grand.
Sagrada Familia (The Birth of AI) - 2023
1550x1000 limited edition of 3 archival prints on premium canvas R25,000 incl. VAT
SHALLOWLANDS - CATHEDRAL CITY
In the depths of the ocean, where dreams take flight,
Gabriel and Seraphina forged a bond so bright.
Their cathedrals, organic wonders, arose with grace,
A testament to worship’s transformative embrace.
Differences dissolved, their passions intertwined,
Their work a tapestry of art, beautifully designed.
Together they built, with post-human might,
Structures that breathed and shimmered, bathed in light.
Cathedral City flourished, a beacon in the deep,
Where art and innovation never seemed to sleep.
Post-humans united, a harmonious blend,
Preserving nature's beauty, always on the mend.
Through collaboration and love, showing the way,
Balancing progress and reverence, day by day.
The cathedrals stood tall, their message clear,
In the progress of life, hope conquers fear.
Their love birthed offspring, a union so profound,
Whose gifts and talents echoed their parents' renown.
Maya, the geneticist, wove life's intricate strands,
Creating resilient reefs and thriving marine lands.
Noah, the visionary, merged mind and machine,
Unleashing collective consciousness, a shared unseen.
Aurora, the explorer, charted unknown domains,
Revealing hidden wonders wherever life remains.
Uncle Zebediela - 2023
800x800 limited edition of 4 archival paper prints on on Dibond R15,000 incl. VAT
MIDWAY - PLAStIC ATOLL
Plastic Atoll, place of innovation grand,
Amidst the debris, life finds a stand,
Creatures adapted, their ingenuity on display,
Forging new paths in a plastic-formed bay.
Some break down toxins with remarkable might,
Detoxifying champions, shining bright,
Others navigate the layers of refuse,
Finding shelter and sustenance amidst the abuse.
No radiation, but challenges anew,
Toxicity persists, a formidable brew,
Yet life finds a way to persist and thrive,
Adapting with resilience, staying alive.
Sepia Creatures, a wondrous hybrid race,
Part cuttlefish, part crab, and the machine's embrace,
They dine on plastic, digesting the waste,
The excrement thus, material for their base.
The Reach - 2023
1550x1000 limited edition of 3 archival prints on premium canvas R22,000 incl. VAT
On that fateful night, beats banging strong,
Azzou spiked Dodi's drink, with a taste of Barong.
But fate has its own mind, a twist in disguise,
Dodi was uplifted in a euphoric rise.
Major Chalms - 2023
500x500 archival print on premium paper 1 of 1 R6,500 incl. VAT
KANDORINA - BATTLEFIELD OF THE CLAMS
In Sworn Valley, a battle took place,
Lumino forces faced a Kandorian embrace.
Ill-prepared and outnumbered, they stood,
Their defeat marked a turning of the flood.
Lord Gregory divided his troops that day,
Leaving a vulnerable camp in disarray.
The Kandorians, led by Prince Skietwater's might,
Struck with speed, their warriors in flight.
Luminos fought valiantly, but in vain,
As Kandorian numbers caused their bane.
Gaps in their lines, their artillery lost,
The battle descended into chaos and exhaust.
The high-tide witnessed Lumino's despair,
Retreating souls pursued with a relentless glare.
Over 1,300 lives met a tragic end,
A reminder of the perils that battle can send.
The Battle of Sworn Valley, a pivotal affair,
Showed the consequences of unpreparedness' snare.
Lessons learned of strategy and foe's might,
A haunting memory of a catastrophic fight.
The Persecution of Persephone - 2023
800x800 limited edition of 5 archival prints on Dibond R15,000 incl. VAT
LUMINESCENT LAGOON - PEArL ALLEY
Persephone, pursued, on the run,
Chased off Curtain Cliff, haven undone.
Into Luminescent Lagoon she fell,
Seeking refuge, from her pursuers compelled.
Pearl Alley, soft and picturesque,
Welcomed her, a place where sanity vests.
Amidst its beauty, Persephone found solace,
Yet aware that disruption still held its promise…
Above the waves, where persecution lies,
Persephone, post-human of bionic guise,
In Luminance-Lagoon, refuge she finds…
Sariel-Deva, a jewel of light in the blue,
Embraced her, healed her, with colours anew,
Their bond unbreakable, their spirits true.
Enter Phoebe, shape-shifter of the deep,
Merged with octopus, best for bopeep,
She wove a haven where all three could sleep.