art&culture

Ghost Writer / art&culture / 13 hours ago

A Womxn’s Dis-ease // reframing ‘disease’ and unpicking the frameworks of cis-heteropatriarchy

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Walking into the side entrance of The Point of Order (TPO) I am greeted by varying colours of fabric cutoffs stitched together. Camouflaged ...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 4 days ago

Ses’fikile – siwu mndeni // celebrating queer spaces and queer artists

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Zer021 is an inclusive queer club in Cape Town, and will be the host of Ses'fikile - siwu mndeni on the 20th of July. Translating to 'we're ...

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Sam Vernon’s very suggestive, emblematic images and abstract scenes confront personal and historical memories

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A human body lies covered in what appears to be thick, solid pieces of cutout paper. The body is fully covered; barring from the knee down. ...

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‘Close Encounters’ // A group show exploring the multiplicity of intimacy by SMITH Gallery

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“Intimacy is too often confined with matters of love; yet the word belongs more to trust, to faith. It denotes an act of revelation found in...

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Ghost Writer / art&culture / 1 week ago

Maria Metsalu // the power of performance art

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Maria Metsalu graduated from the School for New Dance Development in Amsterdam in 2016, and takes on the joint roles of artist, performer, c...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 2 weeks ago

Togetherness // a series focusing on the feeling of collectivity

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Togetherness. The feeling of being part of a community, feeling as though you are connected to other people. The sharing of closeness with f...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 2 weeks ago

Multidisciplinary artist Shikeith presents an arresting vulnerability and honesty

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Four years ago Philadelphia-born, multidisciplinary artist Skikeith shared the film #blackmendream, where he presented black men with the qu...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 2 weeks ago

anticlockwise Ingwembe – on the hunt for languages that question space and text

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Tsholofelo Seleke, Siyanda Marrengane and Refiloe Namise are the young, female artists who make up the collective anticlockwise INGWEMBE. Th...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 2 weeks ago

Trotse Tert // The alter ego unapologetically embracing loneliness

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Blünke Janse van Rensburg is the mistress and mastermind behind Trotse Tert. A figure of femininity caught in an emblazoned desert of lonely...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 3 weeks ago

Eh!woza – youth-driven media meets art, science and anthropology

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The ongoing project Eh!woza sees collaboration and skill sharing between scientists, artists and learners create awareness through filmmakin...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 4 weeks 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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‘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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