Well Worn

Artists: Brooke Schafer, Nadja Daehnke, Rosie James, Laylaa Jacobs, Mandy Coppes, Martin Ludwich, Olivier Ilene Bothma,  Hannalie Taute, Marianne Kemp, Themba Mbuyisa, Marguerite Roux, Andie Reeves, Gregory Stock, Pierre Le Riche, Dominique Edwards, Rozanne Vos, Megan Taljaard Curated: Amy Lyn Eveleigh Gallery: Cavalli Gallery, Somerset West

Michaelis Graduate Catalogue 2017

 Michaelis Graduate Exhibition catalogue – class of 2017. This exhibtion forms part of a series of annual exhibtions held by Michaelis Galleries. This show is for the students the point of departure into a promising future. For art-lovers it has become a tradition to see the newest crop of talented and ambitious young artists.

Beyond Binaries

Artists: various Curated by: Qala! curatorial collective (Russel Hlongwane, Robin Moodley, Mario Pissarra Essays by: Mario Pissarra Galleries: Essence Festival, International Convention Centre, Durban; Durban Art Gallery, Durban; Kwazulu Natal Society of Arts Dates: 10 November 2016 – 13 November 2016, 11 December 2016 – 19 February 2017,  22 February 2017 – 19 March 2017

Shooting Stars

Digital technology changed both the photography and music industries. Remember the pop song, Video Killed the Radio Star? Horn, Downes and  Whooley who wrote the lyrics in 1978 said it referred to “the concerns of the impact of modern technology”. Through the works of six photographers we now explore how the digital era has impacted …

Off the Wire

Nic Bothma began his career in photojournalism during the fall of apartheid, documenting the transition into democracy both for local newspapers and international agencies. He is now the Chief Photographer (West Africa) for the European Press Photo Agency.  The first part of this exhibition focuses on a selection of photographs spanning the last ten years …

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 …

the trouble with memory

The trouble with memory features the work of Manfred Zylla, Erik Chevalier, Cobus van Bosch, Robert Hamblin, Nic Bothma, Niklas Zimmer, Melanie Cleary, Aneen van Rooyen & Lindeka Qampi. The trouble with memory was the title of Cobus van Bosch’s travelling museum exhibition. Using van Bosch’s paintings as the central axis, this groop exhibition explores …

36 Views of Table Mountain

Artist: Thomas Cartwright Essays by: Pippa Skotnes, Natasha Norman, John Cartwright Gallery: Everard Read Gallery, Cape Town Dates: 27 November 2014 – 11 December 2014


Troubled by the state of the nation and rendered speechless by the dismal vaudeville of the President’s 2015 State of the Nation Address (SONA), South African comic artists present their own personal State of the Nation Address Response (SONAR). Free of captions or dialogue, these images are, quite literally, speechless – visual soundbites that capture …

Clare Menck

Outside In presents several departures; most importantly it sees my return to painting on canvas after years of working exclusively on wood. I worked with watery washes for the initial build-up, in contrast to my alla prima work on wood and found the accidental happenings with paint dissolving and dripping onto the canvas both frustrating …