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Where hypervisibility meets true transformation in the arts

Twelve women curators speak of the challenges of being top decision-makers in South Africa’s art world.

Art with a black heart

The new Cape Town exhibition from a cult artists' collective delves into Africa's war-torn history.

Plastic post-mortality has been perfected

Having showed across the world for the past 15 years, the blockbuster Body Worlds exhibition has now berthed in Cape Town.

Thing of beauty: Elusive art for man in the street

A man-made rainbow, comprising simply sunlight and water, has popped up in Cape Town.

Pop-up one-upmanship

The Spier 'Secret' Festival is trading on the current obsession to experience something others can't.

Fold up your washing, sisters

Nadine Botha recounts her day at the Cobern Pansexual Street Fair in De Waterkant, Cape Town, in what is left of the somewhat decimated "gay village".

Fine food on four wheels: The truck stops here

From roach coaches to taco trucks to upmarket lunches, the gourmet food truck is all grown up and it has come, writes Nadine Botha.

The purposeful questioner: Clare Butcher

Clare Butcher believes that "the root of the word curate is to care".

The rigorous historian: Anthea Buys

Where does an independent curator fit into a South African art landscape that is split between commercial galleries and archival museums?

Woodstock: A work in progress?

Artist uproar as gentrification in the Woodstock Industrial Centre has threatened the suburb's 'run-down' factory atmosphere.

‘Like giving birth’ tagline is a bit laboured

To this writer, comparing the creating of art to giving birth smacks of pre-modernist religious romanticism and teenage art angst.

Shaping cities

A new film explores citizen-driven design and lessons to be learned from the West's mistakes.

Chinks in the shadows

Viviane Sassen explores the spaces between home and away, night and day, life and dreams.

Fresh from the balcony

More Capetonians are realising that growing their own vegetables is the healthiest way to go.

Street Challenge helps Cape Town get a makeover

A number of new projects intend to create jobs, generate microeconomies, educate school children, build the community and beautify the landscape.

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