Fooling around

slider_escherIn my prints I try to show that we live in a beautiful and orderly world, not in formless chaos, (…). I cannot resist fooling around with our established certainties. It gives me great pleasure, for example, to deliberately mix together objects with two and three dimensions, surface and spatial relationships, and to make fun of gravity.” – M.C. Escher

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Les fous d’Afrique

Folle d'Afrique?

Folle d’Afrique?

This book on Africa is a few years old, but worthwhile the read:

Dowden, Richard, AFRICA – Altered states, Ordinary Miracles, 2008


I like the quote about travelling on the African continent:


The best way to find out is to go, not as a tourist in a bubble of Western luxury and safety, but as a traveller to meet people and engage with them. It is easily done. But be aware. Africa can be addictive. Les fous d’Afrique, the French call them, those who become mad about Africa.” (page 9)