Mud Chic

Mud Chic

October 6, 2009

Quivertree

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Mix earth, water and grass, press into the wooden skeleton and leave in the sun to dry. Add the spirits of the ancestors and a thousand years of ubuntu and you have the traditional rondavel of the rural Transkei.’ ‘These … Continued


Mix earth, water and grass, press into the wooden skeleton and leave in the sun to dry. Add the spirits of the ancestors and a thousand years of ubuntu and you have the traditional rondavel of the rural Transkei.’

‘These homes are the focus of Mud Chic which elevates the simple AmaXhosa mud hut to a cultural and design icon that is a quintessential part of rural life.’

Craig Fraser’s photographs are extraordinary, lit so beautifully they could be Old Masters.’ Suzy Brokenshaw, Fair Lady

Craig Fraser manages to evoke with poignancy this delicate yet powerful relationship between a nation and it’s environment.’ Sumien Brink, Visi

Images that are fascinating and richly poetic; giving us unexpected ideas that are amazingly contemporary.‘ Elle Decor, Italia

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