August House

 
The Weekend Guide
The Weekend Guide
My Obituary: The protagonist in this play is a young man who meets up with his late parents. During the ensuing confrontation, he suddenly realises the unlikeliness of such an occurrence and starts to wonder whether he has discovered a pathway to the other side...
Façade reveals Jozi’s entrails
Façade reveals Jozi’s entrails
It is easy to imagine gentrification as a focus of artists working in the city limits of South Africa’s urban centres. It is the story of our...
August House: The home of Jozi's rising sons and daughters
August House: The home of Jozi's rising sons and daughters
"Don’t hold the paper like that,” Layziehound Coka tells his landlord, David Mayers, who has come to collect rent in the form of art. Leafing...
Urban renewal's bourgeois curse
Urban renewal's bourgeois curse
It's over a static phone line that the distressed voice of stylist-actress Honey Makwakwa crackles with anxiety. It's been a month since Makwakwa...
[Slideshow]August House: Art in the city
[Slideshow]August House: Art in the city
August House, a relic of Doornfontein's industrial past, is home to some of the country's most influential artists. Its legacy lives on through their art.
Suburban dreams
Suburban dreams
August House in Doornfontein, downtown Johannesburg, is home to a number of artists: among them Kudzanai Chiurai and Mary Sibande. As I stand in...

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