Mnemosyne by André S Clements


A nude female figure dissolves in an environment recognizable as bookshelves crammed with books. The figure stands in a classic contrapposto. The multiple-exposure nature of its production is overtly evident.

Visual Reference and Source Material

Multiple original photographs of Thandi Brewer, a celebrated South African writer, director, script-editor and script-writing mentor, taken in her warehouse.

Conceptual and Literary References

Mnemosyne is the personification of memory in Greek mythology, and the mother of the muses of inspiration.


  • Edition: 5
  • Image size: 1730 x 1000mm
  • Substrate size: 1830 x 1100mm
  • Archival print on 300gsm rag paper
  • Price: R 45,000

Dated ~ May 2012

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