Art Exhibitions

Sixosh’ abathakathi: Ukuthwebula and the photographic image

The language in isiZulu to describe, interpret and understand photography is revealing

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

An art exhibition that curates complex identities

An exhibit of African identity featuring continental and diasporic artists such as Lerato Shadi, Felix Mula and Louis Kakudi.

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.

Essop brothers’ exhibit probes stereotypes, violence and anonymity

The award-winning duo have put together a thought-provoking exhibition highlighting society’s tendency to perceive Muslim men as one and the same.

The Creative Showcase: Exploring the female gaze by Billie Zangewa

A weekly round-up of South Africa's creative community and projects, by Between 10and5.

A photographer’s search for Jo’Burg’s essential essence

Nigerian photographer Akinbode Akinbiyi's exhibition "(Alice) Adama in Wonderland" draws on his fascination with Johannesburg and Africa's megacities.

Paul Smith: From a box to billions

Britain's most successful fashion designer last week opened a major exhibition in London's Design Museum ?– just don't call it ?a retrospective.

Acts of art put violence in the frame

From Marina Abramovi? to Yoko Ono and Jane Alexander, 30 artists tackle gender-based violence in "Off the Beaten Path: Violence, Women and Art".

Collection of beauty

The memory of Adelaide Tambo is honoured by an art exhibition that encapsulates her personal love for vases in all forms and interpretations.

Artist tackles SA’s violence head on

He is writing his PhD on masculinities because ‘men especially need to confront their insecurities’.

Art Basel’s debut in Hong Kong attracts global celebrities

Western art dealers have focused their attention on wealthy Chinese buyers at the Asian debut of the world's most prominent art fair.

Latest

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it