Review/Interview: Sculpting This Earth, complex and nuanced film, directed by Victor van Aswegen, featuring land artist, Strijdom van der Merwe
by Robyn Cohen
"Sculpting This Earth is an illuminating epic scale feature documentary (95 minutes), directed by Victor van Aswegen, on internationally renowned South African land artist, Strijdom van der Merwe ..."
Sculpting this earth: Dokumentêre film oor landkuns in Suid-Afrika – ’n onderhoud
"Landkunstenaar Strijdom van der Merwe se oeuvre word binnekort vereer met ’n pragtig-genuanseerde dokumentêr deur filmprodusent en -regisseur Victor van Aswegen. Sculpting this Earth is ’n gesamentlike produk van hierdie twee toegewyde kunstenaars uit die Kaapse metropool ..."
'Sculpting This Earth': A Landmark Land Art Documentary
by Karla Cloete
"Sculpting This Earth will be the first documentary to the celebrate land art of artists in the southern hemisphere. The film, made by Cape Town-based CineSouth Studios, will showcase the work of the foremost land artist in Africa, Strijdom van der Merwe ..."
World Premiere Screening Of Sculpting This Earth About Strijdom Van Der Merwe At Solo Studios 2022
"Locally produced documentary feature film Sculpting This Earth is to have its world premiere screening on Friday 26 August 2022, the opening day of Riebeek-Kasteel's art-focused Solo Studios weekend. Heading a stellar line-up of exhibitions, talks, presentations and walkabouts to studios and galleries running from the Friday to the Sunday, the recently completed film will have its first public screening ..."
New land art doccie set to impress
"A ground-breaking documentary feature film, a first of its kind championing land art from the southern hemisphere, is set to captivate audiences. Directed and produced by Cape Town-based filmmaker and founder-owner of CineSouth Studios, Victor van Aswegen, Sculpting This Earth follows Africa’s foremost land artist, Strijdom van der Merwe, over four consecutive seasons as he creates land art in various spectacular settings across southern Africa ..."
Documentaire ‘Sculpting This Earth’
"Op 26 augustus ging de documentaire ‘Sculpting This Earth’ van Strijdom van der Merwe in première. Over de loop van vier opeenvolgende seizoenen, reist Strijdom naar de meest afgelegen gebieden in het zuiden van Afrika om de meest mooie land-kunstwerken te creëren ..."
World Premiere Screening Of “Sculpting This Earth” Scheduled For 26 August 2022
"Locally produced documentary feature film Sculpting This Earth is to have its world premiere screening on Friday 26 August 2022, the opening day of Riebeek-Kasteel’s art-focused Solo Studios weekend ..."
Catch the world premiere of Sculpting this earth
"The locally produced documentary feature film, Sculpting This Earth is set to have its world premiere screening on Friday 26 August 2022, the opening day of Riebeek-Kasteel’s art-focused Solo Studios weekend. The 95-minute film will show internationally acclaimed Stellenbosch-based artist Strijdom van der Merwe at work in the landscape, making artworks using mostly natural materials found on the site ..."
First feature documentary on land art in the southern hemisphere to be released early 2022
"Cape Town production house CineSouth Studios has revealed the first preview of its upcoming documentary feature film, Sculpting This Earth. It was shot over a year and includes a striking range of cinematic natural settings in South Africa. The documentary showcases the work of land artist Strijdom van der Merwe ..."
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