After years at sea Jake Aikman has finally arrived on land. This is the case in a number of senses. Haunt, which opened at Smac Gallery at the Trumpet art design centre in Rosebank, will be the Cape Town based artist’s first Joburg solo exhibition. In his art practice he has made a similar leap to dry land; known for painting seascapes he is now producing works with wood, which are inspired by forests. The shift reflects a new fixation with this natural phenomenon, following a trip to Knysa to visit his brother, where he spent long periods of time in this forested area.
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