Marionettes & Manners by Riaan van Zyl

Come and be part of a living exhibition.In the creative spirit of Cape Town Creative Week, leading up to the Loerie Awards, Riaan van Zyl with Cape to Cuba (Long Street) has created a work of art that needs people to complete it.The artwork titled “Marionettes & Manners” is centered around a special reserved table where guests can take on the role of a marionette and step into the artist’s world.Puppetry is an ancient form of performance and Riaan gives guests the opportunity to become living puppets to complete the table set. The Sutradhara, show-manager of theatrical performances (aka the waiter) pulls the strings to the delight of the drinking and dining puppets.The work will only be on show for 10 days and can accommodate a maximum of 10 people at a time. To be a part of this unique dining experience that puts the guest inside the creative action, be sure to book well in advance: 021 424 2330; [email protected] (specifically ask for a table at Manners & Marionettes); 227 Long Street , Cape Town.Riaan’s passion for theater, movement, drawing and the urge to create something different is clearly evident in this new exhibit called ‘Marionettes & Manners’ – an experience not to be missed.

January 20, 2017

21 Edible Works of Art That Are Almost Too Good to Eat

Everybody knows that you’re not supposed to play with your food—but no one ever said anything about crafting it! Created entirely from food, this collection of edible works of art is as appetizing as it is artistic. From museum-worthy lollipops and decorative-art-inspired cookies to bento bunnies and sushi crafted into koi fish, each culinary creation puts a yummy spin on artistic expression.

Read Article

January 19, 2017

Magical Photos of the World’s Oldest Lake Frozen Over

Thought to be the world’s oldest lake, Lake Baikal in southern Siberia is also one of the world’s deepest, and one of the clearest. These combined characteristics make it a prime location for photographers on any occasion. But photographer Kristina Makeeva took things a step further when she recently walked on the frozen lake for a set of incredible photographs. This freshwater lake reaches depths of 5,387 feet (1,642 meters)

Read Article

Get Our Weekly Newsletter