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Blindfolded Line, Dancing Through Time

Artist: Liza Grobler Essays By: Jeanetta Blignaut, Liza Grobler, Amanda Botha, Andrew Lamprecht, Barbara Wildenboer Galleries: Oliewenhuis Museum, Bloemfontein, KZNSA, Durban, Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg Date: 2014

Candice Breitz: The Scripted Life

Artist: Candice Breitz Curator: Rudolf Sagmeister Essays by: Beatrice von Bismarck, Colin Richards, Okwui Enwezor and Edgar Schmitz Gallery: Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria Dates: 6 February 2010 – 11 April 2010

Against the Grain

Participating artists: Isaac Makeleni, Ishmael Thyssen, Shepherd Mbanya, Timothy Mafenuka, Thami Kiti Curator: Mario Pissara Essays by: Mario Pissara, Rooksana Omar, Johan vam Zyl Gallery: Iziko South African National Gallery, Sanlam Art Gallery Dates: 15 August 2013 – 17 November 2013, 3 December 2013 – 7 February 2014

Kabba ka Muwala [The Girl’s Basket]

Read Return to Library The travelling exhibition ‘Kabbo Ka Muwala – The Girl’s Basket’ presents contemporary artistic perspectives on African migration with emphasis on Southern and Eastern Africa. It is a joint project of the National Gallery of Zimbabwe, the Makerere Art Gallery in Kampala, Städtische Galerie (Municipal Art Gallery) Bremen, and Carl von Ossietzky …

The Lotus Eaters

Read Return to Library In The Lotus Eaters Wildenboer explores the repercussions of a disconnected relationship to the natural world by considering environmental aesthetics as not only encompassing natural territories, but also extending to the influence of human actions on the natural realm. The work centres around the ritualised theme of water,our complex connections with it, …

Earthscars

Read   Return to Library   “Jeannette’s passion for Africa cannot go without comment. She uses her art to tell the sad story of exploitation, environmental degradation, double standards, slavery and cheap labour perpetrated by corporations. Her work strives to depict andsymbolize the different issues that impact on inequality that affects poor mining communities and …

Terra

Read Return to Library “The book you hold in your hands was born out of two decades of research by Jeannette Unite into the industrial landscape of South Africa – historic, scientific, material and, most importantly, artistic. The art Unite produced from these explorations is inextricable from the impact mining wrought on South African history. …

Michaelis School of Fine Art Exhibition & Auction

Read Return to Library   For this project a large number of Michaelis School of Fine Art graduates made generous donations of their work for a fundraising auction, the proceeds of which were put towards special projects at Michaelis, in particular to bursaries and scholarships for talented students. Preceeding the auction all donated work was …

A Legacy of Men

Participating artists: Pierre Fouché, Robert Hamblin, Lawrence Lemaoana, Nicholas Hlobo, Mikhael Subotzky, Johan Thom, Kemang wa Lehulere Curator: Jacki McInnes Essays by: Clive Kellner, Kim Gurney Gallery: Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG), Johannesburg Dates: 25 November 2007  – 24 February 2008