Rosa Elk / art&culture / 18 hours ago

Is Algorithm the new Abstract?

Laurie Fricks

Watching the contemporary art scene evolve is a little bit like watching a sports game as a complete philistine with no knowledge of the rul...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 7 days ago

Virtual worlds and their potential to affect real life attitudes towards environmental concerns


Every fantasy world needs carefully-crafted environments for characters to roam. The art of envisioning a world that does not exist, and the...

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Autodidacts & Associates Introduces a new Headwear Capsule ‘kaas’, sharing their perspective on the untold narratives of Mitchell’s Plein

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Muted tones. Desaturated colours. The word kaas on caps and cricket hats. Washing lines carefully coated with white articles of clothing. A ...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 2 weeks ago

Multimedia artist Sondra Perry on technology and identity

Myths of the Marble

Multimedia artist Sondra Perry's most recent exhibition at the Bridget Donahue Gallery speaks to the larger thematic explorations that tie a...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 2 weeks ago

School of Anxiety // Processes of (Un)learning in Collaborative Art Praxis

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“Whoever has learned to be anxious in the right way has learned the ultimate.” ― Søren Kierkegaard The School of Anxiety (SoA) is posi...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 2 weeks ago

Strategies for Survival – An Arts Course Countering Histories of Erasure


“Reading silences, rereading denials, deciphering edited out material and actively pouring over existent African Studies scholarship about i...

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Mosa Mahlaba / art&culture / 2 weeks ago

Medrar for Contemporary Art – A Platform for New Egyptian Artists

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A series of summer workshops held at the faculty of Art Education at Helwan University in Egypt set in motion the coming together of art pra...

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The Fantastic Agency – Cape Town’s New Model and Talent Agency is all about self-love, support and heterogeneous casting


The Fantastic Agency first opened its doors in January of this year, baring Capetonians originality and a neoteric array of faces on its tan...

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Chris Soal / art&culture / 3 weeks ago

Multimedia artist Ruth Angel Edwards on tracing and revealing the “sub” in culture.


Ruth Angel Edwards is a multimedia artist whose work explores the communication of ideology through pop culture, drawing from mainstream and...

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Hazel Kimani / art&culture / 3 weeks ago

Thinking about de-gendering as a route to personhood


So the first time I encountered the term ‘cisgender’ was on my colourful Twitter timeline. Some troll was ignorantly spewing his privilege a...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 3 weeks ago

In Light of What We Write // A multisensory literary experience


Hosted at YoungBloodAfrica's Beatiful Life Building, one of Cape Town's cultural and artist hubs, the literary event In Light of What We Wri...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 4 weeks ago

Transdisciplinary conversations on the realities of urbanness // Dr Njoki Ngumi to take part in the African Mobilities’ Johannesburg Exchange


Dr Njoki Ngumi wears many hats in roles that stretch across various fields. As a result the word she uses to describe herself is "maker", em...

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