art&culture

Themba Kriger / art&culture / 3 weeks ago

Africa Games Week – Shining a spotlight on African game development

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The inaugural Africa Games Week takes place between the 28th of November and the 2nd of December 2018 at the Castle of Good Hope in Cape Tow...

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Exploring, Undermining and Disrupting architectures of dominance

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Memorials aren’t memories. They have motives. They are historical. They are not history itself - Nate Dimeo Cities evolve and grow ove...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 4 weeks ago

Who writes his_tory? Unfuk the record // collectively amending the digital archive

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History has most widely been told by cis, het white men. The spoils go to the victor, and when we think about the history of colonization - ...

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Queering apartheid | ‘I NDEX:XY’ by Roelof Petrus van Wyk digs through the archives of Scope magazine

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An archive collected and carefully preserved for 10 years. Scope magazine. The tropes of the glamour model. Boobs, it’s all about the boobs....

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 4 weeks ago

Boda Boda Lounge Project // Video art and Soft Pow(ers)

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Boda Boda Lounge project is a cross-continental video art festival that will take place at over 15 spaces across the African continent from ...

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Flying Fish Presents for the first time ever the Flavour Odyssey

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The Flying Fish Flavour Odyssey pops off on the 25th November with much anticipated tropical elementation and Afro-chic. The event will comp...

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From Cybergothic to Acid Communism- ‘K-Punk’ by Mark Fisher

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Mark Fisher, the British writer and theorist who tragically passed away last year, was probably our greatest diagnostician of this boring dy...

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‘Not African Enough’ // A Quest to Shifting Aesthetics and the Narrative of African Fashion

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‘’As Africans embrace the discomfort of a re-emerging self-esteem, new generations of Africans are taking back the ability to name, prioriti...

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Black women and their hair as seen through the lens of architecture and design

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Throughout history, black women’s hair has been (and continues to be) theorised, politicised, mystified and exoticised… but rarely is it cel...

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The female artist fighting for the ‘normalisation’ of Kurdish women’s identities in a world littered with coloniality

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Multi-disciplinarian Evar Hussayni is based and works from London. She works as a curator and in addition to this she is completing her MA s...

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Nicholas Hlobo’s ‘Isango’ uses Copper as a Key to Another State of Being

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Copper and conductivity. A different reality. A portal. The key. A spiritual awakening. The medium as key. Copper laden pathways to another ...

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Nkgopoleng Moloi / art&culture / 2 months ago

‘Anciens Dieux, Nouvel Énigmes – Old Gods, New Enigmas’ illuminates tensions around the politics of display

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Through its project space; The Point of Order, the Wits School of Art is set to present a show; Anciens Dieux, Nouvel Énigmes - Old Gods, Ne...

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