These standing songs are totems of design (Anton) and language (Jenny). They represent the art forms the two love and have lived their respective lives in and around. Anton perfected the practice of using sand to make sculptures in his exhibition Profile of an Artist. Keen to explore the medium further, Anton began experimenting with standing forms based on the idea of totem poles. Language sidled into his project and he asked Jenny, a poet, to be involved. She came up with phrases, three words at most, some of which feel like short poems.
Jenny Bornholdt is a poet. She has worked with painters, book artists, sculptors, composers and photographers. Jenny worked with Anton in his first role in advertising.

Exhibition Poster by Anton

Anton and Jenny

Photos by Joseph Kelly

Photos by Stephen A'Court
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