particular love for the country of
Africa and its
wonderfully gifted people. There
much that we could share with you about this incredible country. Here we've
from several sources,
the country, its history, people, special sites and
detailed information on its art and crafts.
- Fast Facts:
Learn about the country's geography, population and government of the
- A Brief History
of South Africa: A
especially to understand the complex and multi-layered story of this
we've traveled throughout the country
we have seen people producing a remarkable range
of art and crafts. They are working from the pavements, in the schools,
studios and markets of the big cities and in rural enclaves.
has been said that there are many artists and crafts-persons working
here today making art and crafts from a huge array of
materials and pushing the boundaries of what art itself consists of.
their very work they ask, what is art and craft's position is in a
society in transition from the repressive limitations of the past to
the uncertainties of the future.