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Boom van my Lewe [Tree of my Life]

Item date(s): July 2009 - January 2010

Paul Schutte
Heilna du Plooy  - (transcribed by)
Louisemarie Combrink  - (translated by)

Medium: Fabric
Size: 900mm
Collation: 12 separate fabric pages
Binding: Cloth bag
Technique: Quilting
Inscription: Signed and dated
Edition: Unique

Reference note:
12 separate textile pages, each consisting of three layers and a sleeve at the back for a rod. A display mechanism with 12 movable arms facilitates paging.

The book is housed in a textile bag

Each page has a title and a poem in Afrikaans and English.

Signed and dated by the artist in hand embroidery

Collection(s): The artist

Exhibition notes:
Included on the exhibition 'Transgressions and Boundaries of the Page', exhibited at WOORDFEES 2010. Archive Room in JS Gericke Library, University of Stellenbosch, 1st - 6th March 2010; The Gallery of the North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus, 15th April - 13th May 2010; the FADA Gallery, Faculty of Art Design and Architecture, University of Johannesburg, 12th - 30th July 2010.

Ref: DP/10009

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