Picks of the Week

picks of the week

From a swimming pool inspired by Van Gogh’s Starry Night and cat pictures in the London Underground to local artworks and a piece made from 18 000 paper cut-outs, these are some of the VISI team’s top picks of the week.

1. Van Gogh-inspired Swimming Pool

“I love how the mosaic tiles in this swimming pool pay homage to one of the world’s most iconic paintings,” says Features Editor Tracy Greenwood.


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2. Emmanuelle Moureaux’s Paper Installation

“I cannot believe that this installation is made from over 18 000 cut-out silhouettes in over 100 colours. Talk about dedication!” says Managing Editor Lise Avis.


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3. Dayfeels Sunday Series

Cape Town artist Amor Coetzee (who we featured here) has released a new range of prints inspired by Sundays. “I appreciate the simplicity of these illustrations,” says Online Editor Lindi Brownell Meiring. The prints are available in limited editions of 30.


Sunday Morning


Sunday Evening


Sunday Afternoon

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4. Cats On The London Underground

“It makes me incredibly happy that a Kickstarter campaign ended up with all of the adverts at London’s Clapham Common Station being replaced with pictures of adorable cats. More of this please!” says Content Producer Michaela Stehr.


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5. 500th Street Store Pop-Up

“Don’t miss the 500th Street Store Pop-Up and get involved with helping the needy,” says Assistant Managing Editor Samantha Charles. “The store will take place on 25 September outside the Salesian Institute at 2 Somerset Road, Green Point, Cape Town from 10:30am – 3pm.”


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