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A Song to Keep: A Kinship of Poems and Drawings

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A collection of poems set against the backdrop of the Scottish Highlands, rooted in the experience of growing up in South Africa. The poems explore the challenges of motherhood, marriage and immigration. Olivia says of her poems, ‘while the poems are set within my own cultural background and personal journey, they reflect the experiences of all South Africans who have been faced with the challenge of transcending suffering and loss to find hope, courage and redemption.’

Artist Domenica de Ferranti worked together with Olivia and produced charcoal drawings to complement the poems, which are both metaphysical and modern.

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Olivia Findlay

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Domenica de Ferranti

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Olivia Findlay was born in Cape Town, South Africa in 1973. She lived in Jo’burg and made her mark in the fashion industry in the country. Her first collection of poetry, A Song to Keep, explores themes of loss and longing, belonging and placelessness.
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Trained in Italy and based now from her South London studio, Domenica de Ferranti’s work is mainly sculptural. She uses various materials, predominantly wood and bronze, to explore her understanding of humans, animals and trees as archetypal figures.
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‘Blindly Born
Into such a raging life
To walk along eternal
Avenues of unknowing...’

-Yearning

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