Joburg: Space/Place


December 16, 2020 by petrujviljoen

Copyright Petru J Viljoen

Joburg CBD, from Doornfontein to Newtown. A personal map I traversed end to end, by black taxi, by bus, mostly walking. What would be a sharp corner smoothly rounded, negotiating pedestrians, street vendors, traffic, in harmony with the inherent rhythm set by the people who used it.
The broad, instant scan, the noticing in-motion, heart, mind, sight open in the midst of an apparent chaos. The order, once understood, carried one as if in a stream (of consciousness if you like).
Decay, renewal, side by side seeming seamless.

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10 thoughts on “Joburg: Space/Place

  1. memadtwo says:

    When we know a place, it does become part of us. (K)

  2. First sight made me think of Braque. I like your vision, the flow of human movement.

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