Can leave shoes at the door, but not your feet

Can leave shoes at the door, but not your feet by André S Clements

Possibly a female figure reaching towards her feet contrasts against dissolving elements suggestive of a crowded space. Traces of ornate timber are just visible top right, while a close study reveals the ground to be covered in an assortment of shoes.

Visual Reference and Source Material

Original time-lapse photographs taken at the doorway of a Buddhist temple during celebrations of the Chinese lunar new-year.


  • Edition: 9
  • Image size: 1000 x 577mm
  • Substrate size: 1100 x 677mm
  • Archival print on 300gsm rag paper
  • Printer: Ricardo Fornoni (res Gallery)
  • Price R 25,000

Dated ~ May 2012


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