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Matthew Krouse

Shifting Geers

Kendell Geers's new show is about security, violence and pornography. Matthew Krouse and Shaun de Waal ask him some tough questions

Sampling Herbert

b>Q&A: Matthew Herbert

‘Horrible ritual’ nets major award

It was the week the DaimlerChrysler Award came to town. One felt a sense of comfort in the continuity of it. But that's the thing about corporate involvement in the arts in South Africa. Just when the public feels most secure in the positive face of private-sector promotion, the tide turns. Big companies change their funding strategies, initiatives are abandoned and accolades once bestowed upon artists in company names are rendered meaningless.

China in your hand

Tony Cox: China

Cohen and Elu swan off

Artist Steven Cohen and partner Elu are known for their grotesque performances that confront everything from coprophilia to religious identity, write Robyn Sassen and Matthew Krouse.

Koras a lifeline for North West

Despite media stirring, this year's awards at Sun City ran without fault or controversy, writes Matthew Krouse.

Stories of survival

Review: Surviving the Lens: Photographic Studies of South and East African People, 1870-1920 by Michael Stevenson and Michael Graham-Stewart (Fernwood)

Clashing symbols

The patterns displayed by history - and the resonances of its symbols - are those we give to it, writes Matthew Krouse.

From lesbian rituals to cyberqueers

Next month's Second OutStanding South African Gay and Lesbian Film Festival will kick off with Bar Girls, directed by Lauran Hoffman, and Stonewall, directed...

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