Black Art: Its place in the sun

Visual arts in South Africa has had a reputation for elitism — until now

Symposium for black artists steps out of the colonial prism

A biennial event has sprung up to provide a forum for black artists and intellectuals to meet

Stolen moments of prison life

The art anti-apartheid activist Fatima Meer produced in jail not only documented prison life but became a form of resistance in itself

SA artists to poke holes in African stereotypes in Venice

South Africa’s participation in the Venice Biennale is marred by political exclusion during apartheid. Same Mdluli speaks to Lucy MacGarry

Exhibition toasts SA sculpture world’s ‘stars of the north’

Instead of overanalysing the context from which these Limpopo artworks sprung, we should enjoy them for their individual merits.

Zanele Muholi frames a brave new ‘normal’

Photographer Zanele Muholi’s new book of portraits gives visual voice to the plight of ‘queer’ black women.

Walter Battiss: Back to the past for the future

Restoring Walter Battiss's work will give us clues to our intriguing history and how we all connect.

Art and the grey area of ‘betweenness’

Institutions need to engage more rigorously with "rural" artists such as Johannes Segogela and Jackson Hlungwani, writes Same Mdluli.

Press Releases

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

What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

Road to recovery for the tourism sector: The South African perspective

The best-case scenario is that South Africa's tourism sector’s recovery will only begin in earnest towards the end of this year

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

Who is caring for the healthcare workers? 'Working together is how we are going to get through this. It’s not just a marathon, it’s a relay'.

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