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"The photographs in the series act as a symbol of, or a witness to, the economic imbalance that exists in contemporary South Africa, where people increasingly inhabit contrasting economic realities."

‘Soft Architectures’ leaps between mediums and modes

Soft power is often felt and almost always unseen. As a concept introduced by Joseph Nye in the early 1980s, soft...

The fiction, fantasy and horror of ‘Joburg Selected’

The solo show by Sam Nhlengethwa explores the many sites and scenes of the city, caught in a loop of ambition and horror

Jozi’s must-try art galleries

There’s no Table Mountain in Jozi, but there are amazing art spaces

David Goldblatt has died

The renowned photographer passed away in the early hours of Monday morning.

Colouring the white cube

Grada Kilomba’s work traces the history of the black diaspora, exploring difference but also finding sameness

Black doctor, white cube: ​Same Mdluli

"I definitely wanted to be in a space of curating as a tool to tell visual stories but I also felt like I needed a lot more theoretical backing.”

​Poignant images from postcolonial diasporas

The Goodman Gallery's second edition of 'South-South' floods the senses when it comes to scale.
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Africans in America opens at Goodman Gallery

Opening of In Context: Africans in America at Goodman Gallery Johannesburg, November 17 2016.

The Brother Moves On: Mourning Nkush in a befittingly spectacular occupation

Mthembu offers little explanation: "This is not a, ‘we give you our cultural capital’. This is ‘are you credible enough to have this conversation?’."

David Goldblatt’s landscapes of high voltage

Never obvious, photographer David Goldblatt’s landscapes are elegiac, silent – and monumental, writes Melvyn Minnaar.

Frances Goodman’s manicured bed of nails

Frances Goodman is sanguine about giving territory and feminine identity the finger(nail) in a bold new exhibition.

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SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

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Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences