art&culture

Motlatsi / art&culture / 1 year ago

Breaking the silence around grief: A review of Timelines the documentary.

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How do we talk about death in the time of digital communication? When you die your ideas, images and other such expressions of who you are r...

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Motlatsi / art&culture / 1 year ago

South African sci-fi set to take us to the edge of infinity

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Utopia is more than just a description of the ideal society but a description of who we want be. It Is a description of our understanding of...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 1 year ago

Videonomad – exploring the continent through interconnected engagements

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A multiplicity of pixels emerges in waves radiating through the digital screen. Virtual information trickles onto foreign shores, extending ...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 1 year ago

Bloom – Women Growing Together

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'And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom' - Anaïs Nin The above quote w...

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Ghost Writer / art&culture / 1 year ago

The Apocalypse Pantry; a survivor’s guide to happiness in the urban Armageddon

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Can we think through the senses? Recognise how systems of control distribute what is sensible, what is knowable, along predetermined traject...

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Motlatsi / art&culture / 1 year ago

Hlabelela or The show must go on: The Brother Moves On solo show at Goodman Gallery

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“Make it look like a Spaza”, these were the words overheard as we waited to enter the gallery. The Goodman gallery on upper Jan Smuts drive ...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 1 year ago

SENEB House – Curing the Colonial Wound

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‘We’re not all mystics who can extract beauty from our pain.’ - K Sello Duiker The French-born Johannesburg-based artist and mother of SEN...

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Beth Vale / art&culture / 1 year ago

Turn-up Talk Series

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The 'Turn-up Talk Series' is a collection of discussions in which young Jo'burgers share their nocturnal lives: stories and reflections from...

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Motlatsi / art&culture / 1 year ago

In search of a new Master: Selloane Moeti’s portraits through dreamscape

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By far one my favourite thing to have learned is the concept of an African Epistemology. Where Epistemology seeks to understand how it is th...

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Mohau Modisakeng- The Return of The Repressed

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The exploitation of the black body, and the counter efforts to resist, are the centre of gravity for  South African history. Everything else...

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Ghost Writer / art&culture / 1 year ago

Umuzi- redefining creative economies through education that is accessible and free!

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South Africa is currently in a critical place of rising consciousness, with far-reaching and irrevocable implications for the dismantling of...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 1 year ago

Simphiwe Ndzube: symbolic threads of reclaimed identity

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Conceptual threads perforate the surface of fabric, textured by intimate histories negotiating a post-colonial experience. The Cape Town bas...

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