Art exhibition sheds light on an eccentric snake man

Business Day Live | Chad Rossouw:

 

David Brits’s grandfather, John Wood, was a snake man — meaning he was a snake collector, antivenom medical researcher and show man, who had a travelling reptile exhibition in the ’70s. He was also a poet, a film-maker and a photographer. He is the kind of man whose story is begging to be told, which is what Brits attempts in his exhibition at Smith Studio gallery, Cape Town… Read more

Snake, 2015 (detail) linocut on Zerkall Litho Paper 110 x 76cm. Picture: SUPPLIED

 

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