<b>Thriller of the week:</b> I found <i>The Deep End</i> a seriously provocative movie, one that left me with a persistent sense of unease, despite (or emphasised by) the beauty of its images, writes Shaun de Waal.
With a fastidiousness, meticulousness and precision utterly at odds with the age of disposability and mass-production, Michael Croeser creates visual testaments to a value all but forgotten by many contemporary artists: obsession, writes Alexander Sudheim.
Cape Town's Michaelis campus, now home to a purpose-built venue dedicated to new media art, is hosting a selection of video works by some of Southern Africa's brightest new artists, writes Paul Edmunds.
The death of Patrice Lumumba still echoes like a prophecy. What does independence mean in a world where economic and military blocs confront one another? What does democracy mean when conflicts have replaced public debates to conceal conflicts of interest? Filmmaker Raoul Peck writes about the making of <i>Lumumba</i>.