katrin coetzer

Katrin Coetzer: Honeymoon

living in Cape Town allows me to see the work of some of my favourite local artists in person, and Katrin Coetzer is one of them (who you may have seen me mention on the blog a few times – and you will probably remember her gorgeous wedding). she’s currently showing her latest exhibition Honeymoon at Salon91 in Kloof Street – it is showing until this Saturday 18 May, so get down there and have a look if you haven’t already. i walked out of there feeling so happy, you guys.

Honeymoon marks a personal current period in artist Katrin Coetzer’s life, where she is forging a connection between her inner world and the geographical spaces she visits – real, imaginary and remembered. Honeymoon further references a waning sweetness and suggests the meeting point of fantasy, place and memory. The content of this body of work is centered around themes of spatial exploration, & exotic vs local seen through the lenses of feeling and itinerary…

 

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Essie Letterpress Limited Ed.

when i was at Kamers vol Geskenke last weekend the best tent had all my favourite cape town creatives & shops in it – Skermunkil, Artymiss, Good Clothing, Mr & Mrs etc. Essie Letterpress was one of them – a stationery company i’m always excited to see at markets & events in and around Cape Town.

i was especially taken by their recent collaboration with some of my favourite local designers including Jordan Metcalf, Daniel Ting Chong, Katrin Coetzer and Adam Hill amongst others. each artist was given a month to illustrate that they interpreted in their own style. i regret not buying a print that day, but the good news is that City Mob is holding a sale on the range at this very moment – including the rad calender that includes all 12 prints.

you can also shop the rest of Essie’s range here – i have the Come Back To Me print on my wall, it’s rad.

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