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​The healing he(art) of women

Using their creativity, two artists help society understand the complex experience of womanhood

​Women shaping Africa’s art

For too long their contribution has been ignored but the evidence of their role is there to be seen

Portraits of the small histories that define big ones

An Iziko exhibition turns the spotlight back on an all but forgotten choir whose members were key in helping to shape South Africa’s future

The public gallery: Activists continue to seek justice for murdered sex worker

In April 2013, Nokuphila Kumalo was beaten to death on a street in Woodstock, Cape Town, where she worked.

Penny Siopis does it time and again

After 30 years, Penny Siopis’s work still takes chances with materials, inventing images and, in the process, negotiating happenstance.

Money rules an art scene left to its own devices

The ANC has asserted itself as a party interested in art. Being a disciplined and hierarchical structure, work has been apportioned by rank.

Beyond the red location

Jo Noero's exhibition looks at the social dimension from which architecture cannot detach itself. Brent Meersman reports.

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