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Christa Dee / Photography / 1 day ago

Bubblegum Club selected to be part of the 2018 Aperture Summer Open

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A picture is worth a thousand words. This idiom speaks to the premise behind the 2018 Aperture Summer Open exhibition titled The Way We Live...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 2 days ago

Artist Wanja Kimani’s interrogations of private and public power

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Kenyan-born artist Wanja Kimani has a visual practice that strings together stories and visual histories which comment on the idea of home, ...

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The starry-eyed fashion depictions of photographer Annie Lai

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Soft romantic lighting. Colours saturated. Models often captured as if in deep contemplation. Images that display as a fictitious 70s ideali...

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‘Trembling Thought’ – a solo exhibition in Katharien de Villiers’ studio

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An amalgamation of colour, image, sound and installation. An artist’s studio showcases a new body of work Trembling Thought presented by SMI...

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Taxan – About That ‘Kite Life’

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Hip Hop is often seen as a music of aggression and raw materialism, but the culture has always had a more abstract, psychedelic side. When I...

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Christa Dee / Photography / 4 days ago

Reflecting on queer experiences through movement and imagery

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UK photographer Angela Dennis teamed up with dancer and choreographer Llewelyn Mnguni, the result of which is a series of images that aim to...

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Rosanna Jones’ Ripped Up Portraiture explores visual identity and embodiment

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The act of obscuring faces and bodies. Faces hidden beneath colour smudges. Or ripped out of works entirely. Rosanna Jones’ tactile work is ...

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‘Come Back To Bed’ – rediscovering intimacy

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The following is written by Robert Tennent, a young man who is sharing his story of emotional healing after sexual assault through an exhibi...

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Ricardo Simal – Photographing an idyllic state of being

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A moment of time captured in a permanent state. Intimate portrayals of fresh-faced youths. Flecks of haziness. A perfect balance of slightly...

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Themba Kriger / music / 1 week ago

Drop Shop – A workshop & live techno mix from Markus Wormstorm & friends

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The brainchild of South African electronic music stalwart, Markus Wormstorm, Drop Shop is a week-long incubator that brings together establi...

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