art&culture

Christa Dee / art&culture / 4 days ago

Corner Store editorial documents the cultural history of Robot2Robot

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Killarney race course in Cape Town comes to life every Wednesday evening with petrol heads lining up to see if they can show off their remod...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 5 days ago

CANINE WISDOM FOR THE BARKING DOG – THE DOG DONE GONE DEAF // Exploring the Sonic Cosmologies of Halim El-Dabh with Artistic Intervention at the Dakar Biennial

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Sonically transformed. Haunting vibrations converging in crescendo. Signifying colourways correlating corresponding frequencies as musical n...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 6 days ago

Multimedia artist Rehema Chachage on rituals of survival and subversion

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Multimedia artist from Dar es Salaam, Rehema Chachage uses video and sculptural installations as her chosen mediums to communicate her own e...

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Visual artist and storyteller Saaiqa unpacks the mind as a theatre in her series ‘The Fourth Wall’

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"The day of birth for every human being is the start of a lifelong battle to adapt himself to an ever-changing environment. He is usually vi...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 2 weeks ago

‘Embroidery For A Long Song’ // merging the traditional and the modern in a neon-inspired meditation on female energy

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'I rise, I run. I even try dancing' - these are the first words one hears after being greeted by the music from 'Khaleeji' (the ten piece ba...

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Hazel Kimani / art&culture / 2 weeks ago

Cherrie Bomb // exhibiting the effects of the male on the female

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This is not an attempt to fight the man. Nor is it an attempt to latch onto social campaigns like #MenAreTrash and #MeToo. Cherrie Bom...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 2 weeks ago

Abri de Swardt’s Ridder Thirst // Collaging Historiographies of Queer Youth

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An anonymity of objects, each with an individual history. Tussled and turned. Transformed by the rhythm of a pulsing river. Caked in the san...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 2 weeks ago

Group exhibition ‘shady tactics’ shows how throwing shade at institutions is a productive past time for artists

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The group exhibition shady tactics showing at SMAC Gallery in Cape Town purposefully throws shade at institutions, and presents this as a pr...

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Chris Soal / art&culture / 2 weeks ago

1.1 – create platforms over galleries

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A few days ago American art critic and recent-Pulitzer Prize Winner Jerry Saltz published an article criticising the current art fair struct...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 3 weeks ago

Ilze Wolff on a transdisciplinary architectural practice

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Ilze Wolff is the co-founder of Wolff Architects, a practice she started with her partner Heinrich Wolff. They have a space in the Bo-Kaap w...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 3 weeks ago

Mother of Invention // a sci-fi short story by Nnendi Okorafor accompanied by gifs by Shyama Golden

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"It was a beautiful sunny day, and yet Anwuli knew the weather was coming for her." This is the opening line from science fiction author ...

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Rosa Elk / art&culture / 3 weeks ago

The New Kids on the Block

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The 21st century self-portrait by SA young artists It is more than likely they are on the My Friend Ned database, have been at every hip ...

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