Artist’s Residency

Plettenberg Bay, South Africa

The Site_Specific Artist’s Residency provides invited artists with a fully supported month-long residency during which the artist creates land art in the Bitou area.

Public lectures introduce the invited artist’s approach and process to the local community.

STRIJDOM VAN DER MERWE  : 22 July - 8 August 2013

'Calling the Herd' as a permanent land art work addition to the Eden to Addo Land Art Route. Read interview ...

ERICA LüTTICH : 21 APRIL - 12 MAY 2013

Erica Lüttich creates 'Running Fences' through facilitated land art workshops in Plettenberg Bay. Read article...


Gordon Froud was the first artist to take up this residency over the December 2012 holiday period. During his stay he constructed three life-size to larger-than-life mobile public sculptural works that moved around Plettenberg bay during it's peak tourism season. Read article...