Sunday, 4 November 2012

BIENNALE OF BOTANICAL FINE ART 2013




  



BIENNALE OF BOTANICAL FINE ART 2013


The seventh Kirstenbosch Biennale of botanical fine art will open on Thursday 29th August 2013 and run until Sunday 15th September 2013. The focus is medicinal and traditional use plants of southern Africa including plants used for food, shelter, decoration, adornment, health, devotional rituals and the rites of passage.

Botanical artists are encouraged to submit their work for consideration and efforts are underway to secure participation by international artists as well.

Applications along with scans of artwork for the Biennale need to be submitted by 27 June 2013 to Cathy Abbott, Visitor's Centre, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden. Artists are encouraged to consult the SANBI website www.sanbi.org and the BAASA website http://botanicalartistsassociationsa.blogspot.com for all information with regard to the Biennale.

Assistance with regard to the provision of live plant material for artists is forthcoming from the different national botanical gardens, and artists are encouraged to contact the gardens closest to their homes for any help, including the identification of plant material.

CATHY ABBOTT
Events Office
South African National Biodiversity Institute (Kirstenbosch)
Tel: +27 (0)21 799 8412
Fax: +27 (0)21 761 5626
Email: c.abbott@sanbi.org.za
Website: www.sanbi.org.za

NICKI WESTCOTT
Tel: +27 (0)21 686 6731
Cell: +27 (0)72 118 7625
Email: nickiwestcott@mweb.co.za 


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