art&culture

Rodell Warner / Animating the everyday

Trinidad and Tobago-born artist Rodell Warner situates his work in the space between digital and physical, making use of projections and gif...

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Blurring the lines between the public and the private, the global and the local

 
The cultural construction of the “public” and the sayable in turn creates zones of privatised, inadmissible memory and expe...

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[wo]mannequin // a multimedia exhibition and social experiment

I interviewed artist Robyn Perros about her work [wo]mannequin on show at the new experimental gallery space The Other Room in Durban.
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Counterspace: deconstructing and renewing space through image and narrative

The collaborative studio, Counterspace, situated in Fox street, Johannesburg CBD comprises of three architecture graduates who predominantly...

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Intimate encounters and treasured tales

Walking into Gallery MOMO for the opening of their new show, Exceeding Return by artist Curtis Talwst Santiago, I’m greeted by a small per...

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NTU: UBULAWU // Collaborative Transcontinental Healing Practices in East London’s Auto Italia

Mounds of earth erupt from a soft slate coloured screed floor. Soil cocoons containing rectangular white boxes pepper the project space. Inf...

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ZIBAYO – capturing transient moments

I interviewed Valentino Zondi and Lilli Bagradyans who make up the creative duo ZIBAYO.
Durban-born Valentino solidified his call for ...

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REFUGE – cross-continent stories of resilience

It is plausible to assume that South Africa and the United Kingdom are vastly different. However during the conceptualisation process for a ...

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16 shots – a testament to Musa Nxumalo’s distinctive visual vocabulary

Musa N. Nxumalo previously known for Alternative Kids is showcasing 16 Shots at Smac Gallery Johannesburg. His latest body of work consists ...

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Making a name within the frame

I once came across a quote by Steven Fry that read, “a true thing, poorly expressed, is a lie.” These words seemed to tumble around in t...

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Studio Kim – The Shift

I interviewed Kim Van Vuuren, known for her design work, to her shift into contemporary art.
We began our discussion with her 100 Form...

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Trotse Tert // Advocating Self-Acceptance in the Digital Age

In the pastel pink Wild-West of bejeweled flip-phones, albino pythons and shotguns Blünke Janse van Rensburg reigns kween. Soft sunsets mer...

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