Can leave shoes at the door, but not your feet

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

A possibly 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 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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