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Kate'Lyn Ruby Chetty



Type of book work: Unique / sculptural book-object (one-of-a-kind)
Dimensions: 215 x 168
Media: Acetate, Perspex, Gut and X-rays

Artist's / designer's statements

The book focuses on the idea of beasts within contemporary and classic children's tales. Text that focuses on the beast-like moments are juxtaposed over x-ray scans of my spinal cord fusing, this was done to link children's beasts in beloved tales to that of current biological beasts that I have to deal with. The book draws emphasis on the fact that each beast links to another in that the book was created on acetate which allows one story to form part of the next, creating a never ending cycle of beasts.

The Book was created on acetate and is stitched together with gut that allows it to open into a start shape that alludes to the never ending beasts.

Artist / Academic


Matriculated 2014
Certificate of Achievement in Visual Art
2012, 2013, 2014
University of Johannesburg, Faculty of Art Design and Architecture
NDip. Fine Art; currently in third year 2017

Group exhibitions

Booknesses: South African Artist's Book 2017

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