IRINA, SWAN LAKE AND THE ST. PETERSBURG BALLET ON TOUR
David Dodds photographed at the South African appearance of the St. Petersburg Ballet on one of their tours, and produced insights into some of the unseen stresses surrounding the pinnacle of the performances.
LEGACY FOR A NATION: WOMEN IN TRANSITION
During the Transition period in South Africa, the decade of the 90's, and the epic release of Nelson Mandela, a Project of Personality portraits spanned that era and included more than 100 Women. The full Project is here.
The Project is being re-visited with updated photographs to come soon on this site, featuring a direct 'then and now' of many of the wonderful participants. Social standards and new expectations of women empowered and acknowledged into their 50's and beyond, make the new work possibiliies of great interest.
Art unfolds effortlessly. Well, does it? Like Arabian horses and Ducatti bikes which are in her pedigree, Sharon Kuisis completes works in an elegant and precise style, with an ever expanding range of treatments. But everything takes dedication and practice. See why her Art is out there at the highest level.
VESSELINA PENTCHEVA: A COUTURE DESIGN STUDIO OF NOTE
Since setting up her own Design Studio in 2000, Vesselina has made her mark as an influential designer of luxurious wedding dresses. However, she is equally well known for her modern, elegant and sophisticated evening wear and couture-like quality ready to wear collections.