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Graffiti and Herman Mashaba's bid to erase public art histories
Graffiti and Herman Mashaba's bid to erase public art histories
In his piece The Public Art Hustle, curator Khwezi Gule argues that, in the same way backpackers are at the vanguard of bourgeois tourism,...
Breaking free from migrant status
Breaking free from migrant status
The psychic journey Zimbabwean people undergo when they leave their homeland has, unexpectedly, not come to shape the cultural production of...
​Art, consumerism and 'curated' gentrification meet at Keyes Art Mile
​Art, consumerism and 'curated' gentrification meet at Keyes Art Mile
The Keyes Art Mile, a new addition to Rosebank’s constant state of renewal, is...
The Brother Moves On: Mourning Nkush in a befittingly spectacular occupation
The Brother Moves On: Mourning Nkush in a befittingly spectacular occupation
“This is exactly how we are transforming... how we are transforming issues of redress and the like. Art is learned, in this context.” – (Itai...
Wangechi Mutu: Collagist and ‘cultural anomaly’ is returning home after 20 years
Wangechi Mutu: Collagist and ‘cultural anomaly’ is returning home after 20 years
Mutu spoke to author and cultural philosopher Greg Tate before her return to her native country this year, after 20 years in New York. This is...
​The Quiet Violence of Dreams – a double exhibition based on the book
​The Quiet Violence of Dreams – a double exhibition based on the book
“Perhaps we do not fear the scrutiny of daylight enough. I walk because of them (the politicians) and all the ugliness they have left us. But the...
​A sangoma connects the art of performance and of healing with a search for identity
​A sangoma connects the art of performance and of healing with a search for identity
For multimedia artist Buhlebezwe Siwani, performance art is as versatile as reenacting rituals associated with ukuthwasa (training to be a...
Sex exhibition is fair on representation but short on alternative heterosexual sex
Sex exhibition is fair on representation but short on alternative heterosexual sex
Sex in South Africa is in a state of emergency and has been since the colonial birth of the nation. But, since Jacob Zuma’s rape trial in 2006,...
[Video]The rise of Thokoza's creative class
[Video]The rise of Thokoza's creative class
A Thokoza artist and entrepreneur is launching a creative hub for local artists, providing a space where they can meet, work and collaborate.
Poetic justice lights up an artist's life
Poetic justice lights up an artist's life
More often than not, when artists stumble into each other they chat about the state of the arts.
Essop brothers' exhibit probes stereotypes, violence and anonymity
Essop brothers' exhibit probes stereotypes, violence and anonymity
The winners of the Standard Bank Young Artist Award for 2014, Hasan and Husain Essop, are exhibiting Unrest, a new body of work that...
[Video]Ayanda Mabulu on Marikana painting: The battle of expression continues
[Video]Ayanda Mabulu on Marikana painting: The battle of expression continues
[ARCHIVE] Artist Ayanda Mabulu, in a 2013 interview with M&G, talked about the controversy surrounding his 'Black Man’s Cry' painting

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