Platter Demolished


And for once I’m not talking about the Platter wine label guide but rather that provocative piece on art on New Church Street outside Piet Viljoen’s gallery. “Please don’t kill us”, a wall by Cameron Platter, is being demolished and has become performance art.

plat Platter Demolished

The label guide meanwhile limps along, sans credibility, with tasters on the payroll attempting to argue the merits of sighted versus blind tastings on the interwebs. Perhaps a little honesty, that they get the wrong answer if they can’t see the label, is called for.