Chris Soal / art&culture / 1 week ago

The tension between the private and the personal

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Łukasz Horbów is a 22 year-old performer and multidisciplinary artist from Poland. His...

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Chris Soal / art&culture / 3 weeks ago

Interwoven Narratives in the work of Alexis Peskine

Aljana Moons Doudou. Image courtesy Alexis Peskine.

Alexis Peskine is an internationally renowned artist attracting a lot of attention fo...

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Chris Soal / art&culture / 1 month ago

Kyra Papé – Between Seduction and Sickness

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Bulbous and sickly-looking forms installed at The Point of Order during the ...

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Chris Soal / art&culture / 2 months ago

Io Makandal – To Meet The Threshold

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Misconceptions about being an artist abound within society. Most people think we just sit around aimlessly until inspiration strikes. But if...

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Chris Soal / art&culture / 2 months ago

Emerging voices at the Joburg Fringe 2017

Simnikiwe Buhlungu

There is a long history of artists going against the status quo. Of seeking out avenues beyond what was institutionalised and what was accep...

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Chris Soal / art&culture / 3 months ago

Dusty roads and ocean waves, Moshekwa Langa’s ‘Fugitive’

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As a fine arts student trying to get some insight into what contemporary South African art might be (let’s not open that can of worms though...

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Chris Soal / art&culture / 3 months ago

The New Parthenon

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Group exhibitions very often provide platforms for interpretation of art within a broader conversation. Whilst solo exhibitions situate an a...

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Chris Soal / art&culture / 4 months ago

Surface – there’s more than meets the eye

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The art one tends to encounter in alleyways generally consists of graffiti and street art, with the small possibility of some sort of urban-...

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Chris Soal / art&culture / 5 months ago

Hasan and Husain Essop – Refuge

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Being 21st century visual artists is a challenge enough on its own! But add trying to tag “ambassador for your faith” on to that ...

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Chris Soal / art&culture / 5 months ago

Danger Gevaar Ingozi – A safe space for printing

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Signs saying 'Danger Gevaar Ingozi' may be plastered everywhere in South Africa, warning people away from potential harm, but as the name of...

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Chris Soal / art&culture / 6 months ago

Blue Lies, White Truths and Grey Areas

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Flashing lights and flickering TV screens. Smells of fried eggs, alcohol and fishfloated around the silver-wrapped gallery space. The exhibi...

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Chris Soal / art&culture / 6 months ago

Rodell Warner / Animating the everyday

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Trinidad and Tobago-born artist Rodell Warner situates his work in the space between digital and phys...

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