Author

 
Matthew Krouse

Matthew Krouse

Matthew Krouse is the arts editor of the Mail & Guardian, a position he has held since 1999. He has edited two anthologies: Positions (Steidl, Jacana Media 2010) about artists engaging with politics in South Africa today, and The Invisible Ghetto (GMP, 1994) a compilation of creative writing about gender. His essays have appeared in collected works about arts and culture here and abroad. He has worked in the theatre for over a decade as an actor, writer and senior publicist at the Market Theatre.
Thing of beauty: The black photo album
Thing of beauty: The black photo album
THING OF BEAUTY: The black photo album
Curating Jo'burg's FoodWineDesign Fair
Curating Jo'burg's FoodWineDesign Fair
Over 100 exhibitors are currently showing their fine creations and delicious products at this year's Sanlam Investments FoodWineDesign Fair in Hyde...
Ringing in the changes
Ringing in the changes
Things of beauty THE Skeletons of dreams by Carine Terreblanche
Kasi food lifted to new heights
Kasi food lifted to new heights
The streetwise food series Kasi-licious is hosted by the Johannesburg-raised chef Katlego Mlambo (25), who is currently chef de partie at...
Art imitates a life of illicit love
Art imitates a life of illicit love
The pleasure of watching gay and lesbian movies from other countries helps one to make comparisons about the experience of people with marginalised...
Lust for dreamers
Lust for dreamers
Thing of beauty Credence by xavier lust
Donna Kukama: Life is a laughing matter
Donna Kukama: Life is a laughing matter
The winner of the Standard Bank Young Artist Award for performance art is a whacky talent, an artist who places herself in real-life situations,...
Chatting to Standard Bank's young artist winner Donna Kukama
Chatting to Standard Bank's young artist winner Donna Kukama
Donna Kukama is this year's winner of the Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Performance Art. This is the newest award of its kind...
Tight-laced, not strait-laced
Tight-laced, not strait-laced
Turning a corner I encountered a mysterious new portal with the letters M&G emblazoned on it in an art-deco logo.
Thing of beauty: Take Jo'burg with you wherever you go
Thing of beauty: Take Jo'burg with you wherever you go
The Johannesburg skyline is unremarkable precisely because its geographic surroundings are unremarkable. Unlike Cape Town, there is no vast...
Art Fair forced to reinstate Mabulu painting after Goldblatt threat
Art Fair forced to reinstate Mabulu painting after Goldblatt threat
The FNB Jo'burg Art Fair, running in Sandton until Sunday, has been full of surprises. The Mail & Guardian reported on Friday that artist Ayanda Mabulu's painting Yakhal'inkomo – Black Man's Cry had been removed from the...
New curator on the block
New curator on the block
Silvia Pillon is the recently appointed curator of the FNB Jo'burg Art Fair that opens this weekend. With her colleagues at the art fair...