Monday, February 28, 2011


In his beautiful book Subtraction, Clinton Friedman  shares his passion for the beautiful botanicals that grow wild in Africa.

Inspired by the mysterious, twisted and bruised forms he found being sold as 'muti' at traditional medicine stalls in Kwazulu Natal, the photographer set out to document their evocative beauty.

Each image is a restoration.

A burst of life as art, before the healing begins...

xxx elle


  1. Beautiful! We've enjoyed a series of SA programs about your lovely parks. It's like watching poetry in motion.