A new exhibition, When Rain Clouds Gather: Black South African Women Artists, 1940-2000, held at the Norval Foundation, is a corrective to the previous systemic exclusion of Black women
The group exhibition at SMAC gallery, curated by Gcotyelwa Mashiqa, revisited the chromatic and social properties of blackness in contemporary South African visual art
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
Judy Ann Seidman’s retrospective shows the complicity of antiblack racism in the white left
A Black Aesthetics as being uninventive and politically questionable
Simphiwe Ndzube’s solo show in Cape Town offers no easy answers to deracinated utopias
There is much more to the way Jody Paulsen uses his palette in ‘Water Me’
The artist says our errors may give us the wisdom needed to confront these difficult times
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 National Arts Festival show brings to mind a neo-avant-gardist catwalk display or an opening act for Lady Gaga, writes Athi Joja.