Tag Archives: South Africa

Legacy Art Works #7 – Table Mountain 1&2

(2010) Table Mountain 1 (2010) Table Mountain 2 Table Mountain looks over Cape Town, South Africa. Because of my association with Abdullah Ibrahim it became one of those places that would arise in dreams.

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Nelson Mandela

Blues for a Hip King – Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya 1985 Any man that tries to rob me of my dignity will lose. -Nelson Mandela Something a martial artist would say. And, so he was, and Mandela was a man … Continue reading

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Sathima Bea Benjamin 1936-2013, African Songbird

After negotiating a very short hallway, Abdullah Ibrahim and Sathima Bea Benjamin‘s suite at the Chelsea Hotel opened up to a living room with a window, and off to the left a small table mediated the entryway to the small … Continue reading

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(ARK) Table Mountain

Table Mountain (S.Calhoun 2010) ‘Appropriated Random Kitsch’ or ARK. Theme is the one place in the entire universe I’d like to visit the most. (chosen, appropriated frames: using Dreamlines; hat tip to programmer Leonardo Solaas)

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Siren Song

There’s something comforting about leaving the TV on and tuned to the World Cup and hearing the vuvuzela peek through the sonic ambience of the house. When I first heard the singular drone, I commented, “I like that, it sounds … Continue reading

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