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Nadine Botha

Nadine Botha

    Where hypervisibility meets true transformation in the arts
    Where hypervisibility meets true transformation in the arts
    Gender bias in the South African art sector favours women, but the “hypervisibility” of a handful of black artists and curators obscures the...
    Curated retail is the antidote
    Curated retail is the antidote
    The World Design Capital 2014 year has been busy for Trevyn and Julian McGowan. Having spent the past few years establishing Southern Guild, internationally and locally, as the...
    Changing the world of art - to click or not to click?
    Changing the world of art - to click or not to click?
    If 2011 was the year that "clicktivism" made it into the Collins dictionary, 2014 is the year it made it into the art world, courtesy of Cape Town....
    Tokolos Stencil Collective: 'Crap' art designed to unsettle
    Tokolos Stencil Collective: 'Crap' art designed to unsettle
    Defacing the Mandela Ray-Ban sculpture is not all that the Tokolos Stencil Collective, who most Capetonians know for the ubiquitous “Remember...
    Spill the coffee beans and get people talking
    Spill the coffee beans and get people talking
    The words are those of Cape Town coffee maverick David Donde, who co-founded Origin Coffee Roasting in 2006 but went solo and established Truth...
    Things of beauty: Rock girl benches
    Things of beauty: Rock girl benches
    Titled Rock Girl, after the slogan “strike a woman, strike a rock”, Baird got the idea three years ago when she was volunteering at the...
    Rhode to fame well travelled
    Rhode to fame well travelled
    "Contemporary artists see me as a street artist and the street artists see me as a conceptual artist,” says Robin Rhode, sitting in the...
    Put money where your mouth is
    Put money where your mouth is
    ‘There is no dress code but please don’t wear high heels,” reads the ticket to the Outlandish Kitchen. And that’s about as...
    Stepping on toes
    Stepping on toes
    ‘High heels make you look like an easy conquest in the animal kingdom,” Leanie van der Vyver told a receptive audience at the Design...
    Creativity,  allure and inspiration
    Creativity, allure and inspiration
    There was no shortage of beautiful things at this year’s Design Indaba Expo; from the edgy trendware in the emerging creatives’ corner...
    Grunge gives way to design in Woodstock
    Grunge gives way to design in Woodstock
    Finding parking in Woodstock has become almost impossible and an increase in crime has been reported as a wave of creative types floods the area....
    Art with a black heart
    Art with a black heart
    The current Blackheart Gang exhibition, Postcards from Morotia, is a tale of a war between The Bears and The Moles that happens in a corner...