Chronology

  • 1976-82 Interlocking wooden structures
  • 1979-80 MICROSCOPIC PROJECTS, KYKAFRIKAANS visual poetry
  • 1982-83 370-DAY PROJECT;
  • 1980-86 BANGBOEK and projects in cryptic writing
  • 1986-94 seeds and soils (collections from different locations, performed in an itinerant manner)
  • 1988-97 & 1991-97 BLIND WALLS, a post-modern dictionary for the 11 official languages of South Africa, consisting of 10,000 abstruse and arcane words on 10 obstacle walls (work in progress)
  • 1991-96 BLIND ALPHABET ABC, a dictionary of essays on morphology which are all sculpted in palpable forms and controlled by the blind;
  • 1996 BAD FAITH CHRONICLES
  • 1997-1999 GARDEN OF WORDS I & II, ectypal gardens of Eden as installations of thousands of plant names (work in progress);
  • 1997 THE WRITING THAT FELL OFF THE WALL, an installation that disqualifies failed colonial promises;
  • 2000 INDEX OF (B)REACHINGS, an installation of 85 works that bridges the divination practices of Europe and Africa.
  • 2001 Large installations that force linguistic interaction between different interest groups: PANIFICE, KRING VAN KENNIS and WINDFALL, made of granite, and WRITING IN THE SAND, made of sand
  • 2004 Objecting to ‘good’ things being hijacked by ‘bad’ people: SERIAL KILLER, WHAT IS OUR OIL DOING UNDER THEIR SAND?, WAR & PEACE and NOTHING IS OBVIOUS
  • 2006 GARDEN OF WORDS III
  • 2007 BLIND ALPHABET D & E
  • 2008-09 CHILDREN OF THE STARS granite sculptures
  • 2009 BIG DRUID IN HIS CUBICLE Installation/performance showing druid walks, dictionaries and divination