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Throw Everything Together and Add

Zylla uses his art as a means to confront reality, as a tool for change. His steadfast principles and actions forced him to flee South Africa with his family in 1986, only to return seven years later in 1993. Zylla continues to work within a paradigm of social critique. His work comments on current issues …

A temporary admission

Artist: Bridget Baker Curator: Storm Janse van Rensburg Essays by: Clifton Crais, Storm Janse van Rensburg, Linda Stupart, Andrew van der Vlies Gallery: National Arts Festival, Gallery in the Round, 1820 Monument, Grahamstown Dates: 3 July 2013 – 13 July 2013

Candice Breitz + Mohau Modisakeng

Artists: Candice Breitz, Mohau Modisakeng Curator: Lucy MacGarry, Musha Neluheni Producer: Ann Roberts Essays by: Nathi Mthethwa, Lucy MacGarry, Sisonke Msimang, M. Neelika Jayawardane, Zoé Whitley, and Hlonipha Mokoena Gallery: The South African Pavilion at La Biennale di Venezia Dates: 13 May 2017 – 26 November 2017

SA Taxi Foundation Art Award

Read Return to Library Once again South Africa’s only mobile visual art and design cross over award takes art  to the public. This catalogue marks the second SA Taxi Foundation Art Award, an innovation marrying the world of art, design and taxis. The award is unique in the South African visual arts community in that …

Ubulungiswa/Justice

Read Return to Library This collaborative artwork was created in response to the removal of the Cecil John Rhodes statue at the University of Cape Town, the #RhodesMustFall and Open Stellenbosch campaigns, combined with the re-eruption of xenophobic attacks and the  proliferation of racially fueled discourse in South Africa. The campaigns spurred national protest, government …

The Open City Project

Read Return to Library The Open City Project approaches City space through the social reality of the streets as a dynamic place of experimentation and vitality. The project sees the construction and installation of wooden structures with artworks, layered texts, photos, images,  maps of evictions and resistances – present, historical and imagined. Poets aim to …

Fast Forward Here

A project by the Newcastle Creative Network with Maninzi Kwatshube This project examines the prospects and life perspectives of young people in Khayelitsha through an experimental video research project. In a series of workshops, thirty 18-23 year olds will interchangeably take on the roles of: audience, interviewee, camerapersons, crew, sound technician, and interviewer. The project participant …

Rubber Ever After

Read Return to Library Once upon a time, at the 20th ABSA KKNK, will Hannalie Taute visualize a fairytale.  You might just encounter Bluebeard, Eve or even Iron Man; but don’t be afraid, because after that everything will be Rubber Ever After. Footnotes: The title “Rubber Ever After” reference the “Happily ever after” found in …