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  Exhibitions Projects and Workshops

2009 October
Bulawayo National Gallery- ‘Basket Case’
29 October – end November 2009
I co-curated an exhibition of basketry from Bulawayo, Binga and Lupane as a follow on from the workshops I ran earlier in the year.

2009 September
Helsinki Design Week – Exhibition and workshops
8 September – 11 September 2009
Exhibited new work from the ‘Other People’s Rubbish’ range at HDW, and ran a series of workshops at both HDW and Habitare (Finland’s largest interiors trade show).

2009 June/July
TNBW, Zimbabwe- Workshops
23 June – 8 July 2009
Ran a series of 2 workshops with The New Basket Workshop in Binga and Bulawayo (in Zimbabwe), trying to pass on some design thinking to 2 groups of women – one very rural, and the other somewhat more urban.

2009 June
Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls - Eco Art Week workshop
15-19 June 2009
A weeklong series of workshops with 700 girls in Henley-on-Klip near Joburg. An amazing experience for everyone involved. Me and my whole team went to the school run by Ms Winfrey and made the learners aware of the potential of plastic waste for art and design.

April 2009
Reddam School, Cape Town- Workshop
I ran a workshop for students detailing my design process and how to construct a flowerball.

2009 March
Kuala Lumpur Design Week
28 March – 04 April 2009
Exhibited a series of work detailing the development of my creative process from 1999 to 2009.

2009 February
Cape Town Design Indaba
27 February – 01 March 2009
Exhibited my range of bottleformballs and milkhandleformballs.

November 2008
Laketown Mall, Tokyo- Workshop
I was invited to run 4 workshops for the mall’s eco-week for students as well for as young children. The workshops centred on the work process that had gone into the making of one of my light installations.
The young children were taught how to make key rings and the older students learned how to crease flowers as well as

2008 October
Tokyo Design Week
30 October – 03 November 2008
Installed a series of 18 full colour flowerballs-including 2 of which were the largest we had ever made (1500mm) for the opening of a new eco-mall at Koshigaya city, outside of Tokyo.

2008 October
Vienna Design Week
02-12 October 2008
Exhibited a new range of lamps including the ‘Bottleformball’ at the design store Habari.

2008 October
Vienna Design Week- Workshop
Question and answer session between myself and a group of students from the university of applied arts in Vienna.

2008 April
Milan Furniture Fair
16-21 April 2008
Exhibited ‘Colourdrop’ light with Misael.
Artecnica launched my ‘Anemone’ light.

November 2007
Tokyo Wonder Site, Tokyo- Workshop
I ran a workshop for a group of 20 Japanese locals (from young students to older women) on how to make a bottletopball during a 2-hour period.

October 2007
Tokyo Designtide
31 October – 04 November 2007
Exhibited a broad range of products, such as some small bottletopballs and constructed a full colour flowerball in the exhibition space.

September 2007
London Design Festival
15-25 September 2007
Exhibited at 2 shows during the festival, ’Trashluxe’ and ‘The New World’ (a British Council initiative).
Trashluxe at Liberty showcased my flowerball lights.
At ‘The New World’ a very comprehensive body of work was shown, it covered the whole range of ‘Other People’s Rubbish and ‘Strength in Numbers’.

February 2007
Cape town Design Indaba
21-23 February 2007
The British Council sponsored this exhibition.
Exhibited one of ‘one of everything’. The stand was inspired by street vendors; hence it was full, colourful and bustling.

February 2006
Cape Town Design Indaba
24-26 February 2006
Exhibited the first in the series of my colour plastic range (which included the full colour flowerball), as well as a selection of freestanding screens.

February 2005
Cape Town Design Indaba
23-25 February 2005
Exhibited my 2 ranges of new work, ‘Strength in Numbers’ and ‘Other People’s Rubbish’ which also included a number of plastic screens.

February 2004
Cape Town Design Indaba
25-27 February 2004
Exhibited my first range of pleated lampshades using die-cut plastic.

Pecha Kucha:
September 2009: Helsinki
September 2009: Stockholm
March 2009: Kuala Lumpur
June 2008: Cape Town
October 2007: Tokyo

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