November 2012

How to look at everyday things differently

by HRM on November 16, 2012

Jonas Hohnke is a conceptual and installation artist whose work has shown in several group and solo exhibitions across his native Germany and in Belgium. He completed a residency at the Paris Cité internationale des arts in September.


You can touch the water

by HRM on November 13, 2012

Chillie, a smiling story teller whose tribe is native to the delta, propels the Makoro through shallow water by standing in the stern and pushing with a pole. The boat is traditionally made by digging out a large tree.



by HRM on November 8, 2012

On a seldom visited corner, burrowed in the narrow streets above the Buttes Chaumont, is a quaint and curious gallery called Le Plateau. Although it’s currently celebrating its 10th year in the neighborhood, the gallery is easily missed by many. But, whenever I’m in the mood for an enigmatic surprise, this is where I find myself.


My saccharine days

by HRM on November 6, 2012

We fly in a small plane to the Okavango Delta; a marshy land of tributaries and long reeds. Far below our seven seater plane, the tawny Red Lechwe antelope grazes at the water’s edge. When I met our pilot Iman, she said she liked my jandals.


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