the Mamma Gogo Initiative, in partnership with Longbeach Mall, invites you to come support the creative talent of the South which will be showcased from 25 to 30 Aug in the display areas of Longbeach Mall. This event forms part of the CT World Design Capital incentive. Calling all traders: There is so much talent nested here on the peninsula. Are you creative ? Do you have something inspiring you are longing to share with the community ? Table space is FREE, but allocated on merit. Products must be locally hand made of an acceptable standard. There is also opportunity to share table space ifRead More →

Please note that the date of the fundraiser will now be 25 July 2014 Join Mama Gogo’s fundraiser for Mapungubwe Heritage Come and wind down at the Biscuit Mill, with an evening of live music by the Giant Wing Collective. Support Mama Gogo’s latest challenge to take creative outreach to the isolated communities on the Mapungubwe Heritage Route, the heartland of South Africa’s cultural and spiritual heritage. Enjoy great networking, some vibey unplugged tunes, wine and a selection of authentic Malay curries by The Bay Café and help visionary local artist Donald Barnett reach his dream of traveling with Mama Gogo, his trusty Landrover SeriesRead More →

Details for the competition 28/3 to 28/6 2013. WIN a canvas print of the wave photo ‘Don’t take this Personally!’ 1. head on over to Amazon and find my new ebook, follow the link http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00C2AUZQA 2. give it a read and post a customer review of the book on Amazon under the book 3. share the link to your review on my facebook page http://www.facebook.com/Donaldsart the best review wins the canvas. You are also able to grab the book for FREE from 24th to 26th April !! which forms part of the KDP select promotion. There will still be another 2 days of FREE downloads announced beforeRead More →

Tales of Dunoon, a set on Flickr. A selection of some of my favourite photo-journal images of every day life in Dunoon, from 2010 onwards I’ve made up this gallery with black & white images as I feel this best expresses the emotive value of the images. Over the past years I have been working with PM4Africa in the informal settlement of Dunoon. www.pm4africa.co.za PM4Africa is already involved in several projects in this region. Our aim is to highlight the importance of these projects on a visual platform as well as to share the artistic value found in an area that is otherwise considered aRead More →

Over the years I tend to a journal of my creative experiences, especially those that move me forward in some way to a new understanding within my work. If you could call it a journal as it is more in the form of random thoughts scattered around on loose pieces of paper and online posts. Well now I have applied some dedicated effort in gathering these thoughts together into a format that could also be helpful to others. And so I will be launching the first of my ebooks in the very near future. This one explores the concept of creative thinking in photography andRead More →