FynArts Gallery

Anni Snyman

The Sculpture

The work of work of the land art collective draws attention to humanity’s profoundly embedded nature by focusing on processes of time in a particular place and ecology. Their large scale thinking paths in the Karoo and the Namib invite teh participant/viewer to complete the images by walking.

 

The Artist

Anni Snyman is an artist based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Of the many creative fields she has engaged, her primary focus over the last decade has been on land & nature art, and animated poetry.

Anni is one of the co-founders of the Site_Specific Collective, a land and nature art group based in South Africa, acting as it’s co-ordinator from 2011 to 2016. In this role she helped actualise two international land art biennials, supported regional land art projects in Johannesburg, Pretoria, and Cape Town, initiated the Karoo Geoglyphs project, supported the Eden to Addo land art route in Plettenberg Bay, and oversaw the South African leg of the Global Nomadic Art Project ‘Stories of Rain‘ in 2016. Important collaborative partners in these projects include her brother PC Janse van Rensburg, and internationally renowned land artist Strijdom van der Merwe – co-founder and curator of Site_Specific’s international land and nature art events.

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