Pretensions of fighting for the oppressed and the totality of white power

We should be wary of taking theories of commitment and agency as self-evident; we should instead question their unspoken assumptions as we also question the motivations attendant to them

Drawing lines in art and politics

Judy Ann Seidman’s retrospective shows the complicity of antiblack racism in the white left

A Black Aesthetic lacks rigour

A Black Aesthetics as being uninventive and politically questionable

Fictive world is not escapist

Simphiwe Ndzube’s solo show in Cape Town offers no easy answers to deracinated utopias

Psychology of colour, texture

There is much more to the way Jody Paulsen uses his palette in ‘Water Me’

Ngobeni’s beautiful nightmare

The artist says our errors may give us the wisdom needed to confront these difficult times

Art and politics: Blessing Ngobeni brings us back to the reality

Despite seeming flamboyant or childlike, the artist's latest exhibition As If You Care tackles pertinent issues and shows his penchant for politic.

Athi-Patra Ruga’s latest art shows ‘Azania’ without a purpose

Athi-Patra Ruga's National Arts Festival show brings to mind a neo-avant-gardist catwalk display or an opening act for Lady Gaga, writes Athi Joja.

Simon Gush: Images, words and sounds expound on the global work ethic

Simon Gush’s latest exhibition interrogates the central role played by work in the construction and perception of our identities.

Writing’s on the wall for Robin Rhode

Now based in Berlin, South Africa’s ‘poet of street art’ is back home with an exhibition that signals his intent to keep ‘flipping’ the art world.

Story of destruction told through photos of eerie beauty

Photographer Cedric Nunn's travelling exhibition puts the spotlight on the South Africa's past that's been neglected, distorted or forgotten.

Artist Kemang wa Lehulere’s journey through relics and erasures

Many of Kemang wa ­Lehulere’s signature items are present in his latest show, giving it a sense of being ongoing and transmuting.

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Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India

A staggered exit from the lockdown accompanied by stepped-up testing to cover every district is necessary for India right now

Covid-19: Eased lockdown and rule of law Webinar

If you are arrested and fined in lockdown, you do get a criminal record if you pay the admission of guilt fine

Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

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PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

DriveRisk stays safe with high-tech thermal camera solution

Itec Evolve installed the screening device within a few days to help the driver behaviour company become compliant with health and safety regulations

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