Starting of by Looking Back

All the best wishes to my blog followers for the New Year! Thank you for your support in the past and I am looking forward to sharing my art and thoughts with you again in 2013.

Happy New Year Namib © Imke Rust

Happy New Year Namib © Imke Rust

Wow, 2012 has been a busy and exciting year! My latest solo-exhibition has just ended and I had such a great response to it, that I am deeply grateful and humbled. Thank you all who came, commented, sent good wishes or supported me in any other way. I am busy getting ready for another fabulous new year and preparing to soon update my webpage with new pictures and information on the past exhibition and other news. Till then, I leave you with a brief review of my most viewed blogs of the last year.

I love feedback and was excited to get some nice statistics about my webpage and blog from WordPress (where my page is hosted), and would like to share some of the highlights with you:

My webpage received about 8700 views in the past year. Visitors came from 99 countries!
Most visitors came from Namibia. Germany & The United States were not far behind.

You might want to re-read my three top blogs from the past year – the ones which have received the most views are:

 

Cat & thorn circle

Cat and thorn circle

1. Tokoloshe Trap (or How to Catch Creatures of the Night) This blog tells you more about the origins of one of the works (Tokoloshe Trap) on my latest exhibition “…and I sensed an infinite scream passing through the Namib”.

 

 

 

 

Clay Foot front view (IRust)

Clay Sculpture by Imke Rust (c) front view

2. The shoes you wear… and how they are connected to my art  This one is a fun post about a very old work of mine, but seems if you put the word ‘shoes’ in the header, you might get more hits… (This blog got 184 views in 2012)

 

 

 

 

 

Tate Kuru, a Tree and a Road

Tate Kuru, a Tree and a Road

3. Tate Kuru, a tree and a road – a story of courage and doing the right thing This post is an inspirational post and explains a bit of my thinking and background to the art project I worked on for most of the year which resulted in my solo exhibition “…and I sensed an infinite scream passing through the Namib” which was shown in December 2012  in Swakopmund to great acclaim.

 

 

 

I would love to hear which was your personal favourite blog post, story or artwork of mine of the past year? And is there anything that you really would love to read or see more about this year?  Please let me know!

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2 thoughts on “Starting of by Looking Back

  1. Jutta

    I loved all three of your most viewed posts! I love all your posts that make me understand you better (which is actually all of them 🙂 ).
    Have a wonderful New Year dear Imke, i hope we will still get to have this coffee before you leave again!
    hugs and lots of love
    jutta

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    1. Imke Rust Post author

      Thank you Jutta! And thank you for following my blog, commenting so often and for your interest in what i am doing and thinking… It is worth a lot to me. Also for you I am wishing you a great New Year ahead, with many new horizons and always a star that shows you the way. Looking forward to coffee soon! hugs and love to you! 🙂

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