Site_Specific Collective

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Africa  ·  The Site_Specific Collective promotes site-specific land and nature art in South Africa. Read more here: http://sitespecific.org.za/about/
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Aired on KykNet Thursday 28 June 2018 on 'Verander Dinge' (Change Things). Interview by Eloise Kupido with Anni Snyman.  Geoglyph Art footage supplied by:  • Daron Chatz Photography • Lance Foster of Fluid Films • EndGame Media • Site_Specific Collective participants

Aired on KykNet Thursday 28 June 2018 on 'Verander Dinge' (Change Things). Interview by Eloise Kupido with Anni Snyman. Geoglyph Art footage supplied by: • Daron Chatz Photography • Lance Foster of Fluid Films • EndGame Media • Site_Specific Collective participants

Earth drawing tools on site at Klein-Aus Vista, Namib Desert. Photos by Gwen Meyer. June 2018.

Earth drawing tools on site at Klein-Aus Vista, Namib Desert. Photos by Gwen Meyer. June 2018.

Members of the Site_Specific Collective team are handed perspective grids of the Desert Horse earth drawing. Photo by Gwen Meyer. June 2018.

Members of the Site_Specific Collective team are handed perspective grids of the Desert Horse earth drawing. Photo by Gwen Meyer. June 2018.

PC van Rensburg looking through a frame constructed out of cardboard to check progress on the Desert Horse Geoglyph of Aus earth drawing. Klein-Aus Vista, Namibia. Photo by Anni Snyman. June 2018.

PC van Rensburg looking through a frame constructed out of cardboard to check progress on the Desert Horse Geoglyph of Aus earth drawing. Klein-Aus Vista, Namibia. Photo by Anni Snyman. June 2018.

Point-of-view on the Klein-Aus Vista site for the Desert Horse Geoglyph of Aus. The Site_Specific Collective team is working down below and some of the outlines of the horse are discernible. Photo by Gwen Meyer. June 2018.

Point-of-view on the Klein-Aus Vista site for the Desert Horse Geoglyph of Aus. The Site_Specific Collective team is working down below and some of the outlines of the horse are discernible. Photo by Gwen Meyer. June 2018.

Recycled thirty-year old wooden fence poles were used to plot the lines of the drawing. Klein-Aus Vista, Namibia. Photo by Andrea Brand. June 2018.

Recycled thirty-year old wooden fence poles were used to plot the lines of the drawing. Klein-Aus Vista, Namibia. Photo by Andrea Brand. June 2018.

Desert Horse Geoglyph of Aus under construction. Site_Specific Collective team members on site at Klein-Aus Vista in the Namib desert coping with a cold front and terrain distortions. Recycled thirty year old wooden fence poles were used to plot the line of the drawing. Photo by Andrea Brand.

Desert Horse Geoglyph of Aus under construction. Site_Specific Collective team members on site at Klein-Aus Vista in the Namib desert coping with a cold front and terrain distortions. Recycled thirty year old wooden fence poles were used to plot the line of the drawing. Photo by Andrea Brand.

Point-of-view on the Klein-Aus Vista site for the Desert Horse Geoglyph of Aus. The horse geoglyph is galloping along the path below, heading west towards the point where the two paths in the valley cross each other on the right. Photo by Anni Snyman. June 2018.

Point-of-view on the Klein-Aus Vista site for the Desert Horse Geoglyph of Aus. The horse geoglyph is galloping along the path below, heading west towards the point where the two paths in the valley cross each other on the right. Photo by Anni Snyman. June 2018.

Desert Horse Geoglyph of Aus sketches and grid of the requisite distortions to accommodate a 153 metre elevation at a distance of 603 metres. Design by Anni Snyman. June 2018.

Desert Horse Geoglyph of Aus sketches and grid of the requisite distortions to accommodate a 153 metre elevation at a distance of 603 metres. Design by Anni Snyman. June 2018.

Close up render of the Desert Horse Geoglyph of Aus under construction at the Klein-Aus Vista site. Illustration by Anni Snyman. June 2018.

Close up render of the Desert Horse Geoglyph of Aus under construction at the Klein-Aus Vista site. Illustration by Anni Snyman. June 2018.

Desert Horse Geoglyph of Aus concept proposal mockup from a satellite point-of-view of the Klein-Aus Vista Namib desert site near Aus in Namibia. Illustration by Anni Snyman. Early 2018.

Desert Horse Geoglyph of Aus concept proposal mockup from a satellite point-of-view of the Klein-Aus Vista Namib desert site near Aus in Namibia. Illustration by Anni Snyman. Early 2018.

Anni Snyman re-plotting the grid to accommodate site anomalies. The Site_Specific team had to redraw the lines three times over ten days to get the proportions right on the uneven surface. Photo by Gwen Meyer. June 2018.

Anni Snyman re-plotting the grid to accommodate site anomalies. The Site_Specific team had to redraw the lines three times over ten days to get the proportions right on the uneven surface. Photo by Gwen Meyer. June 2018.

Sister & brother team Anni Snyman and PC Janse van Rensburg at the point-of-view on the mountain looking down at the Desert Horse Geoglyph of Aus earth drawing under construction. Photo by Gwen Meyer. June 2018.

Sister & brother team Anni Snyman and PC Janse van Rensburg at the point-of-view on the mountain looking down at the Desert Horse Geoglyph of Aus earth drawing under construction. Photo by Gwen Meyer. June 2018.

Stories of Rain, The Global Nomadic Art Project 2016, South Africa. Read more on our website.

Stories of Rain, The Global Nomadic Art Project South Africa. Read more on our website.

The Snake Eagle Thinking Path near Matjiesfontein, South Africa, by Anni Snyman and the Site_Specific Collective of artists and volunteers. This Karoo geoglyph can be seen on Google Earth at these co-ordinates: -33.229778, 20.578060

The Snake Eagle Thinking Path near Matjiesfontein, South Africa, by Anni Snyman and the Site_Specific Collective of artists and volunteers. This Karoo geoglyph can be seen on Google Earth at these co-ordinates: -33.229778, 20.578060

Strijdom van der Merwe, site intervention.

Strijdom van der Merwe, site intervention.