art&culture

Hazel Kimani / art&culture / 5 months 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 / 5 months 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 / 5 months 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 / 5 months 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 / 5 months 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 / 5 months 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 / 5 months 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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Hazel Kimani / art&culture / 5 months ago

Azania Forest and her artistic expression

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Azania was the alternative name proposed for post-apartheid South Africa. During the racial segregation and discrimination of the era, the n...

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Marcia Elizabeth / art&culture / 5 months ago

Kamila Bassioni – The Illustrator and collage artist conveying feelings of suffering with her cardboard characters

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Earthy colours. Muted tones. Abstract, stylistic characters cut, collaged and pasted together to form a whole. All to deliver emotion and cr...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 5 months ago

(BUT) WHAT ARE YOU DOING ABOUT WHITE SUPREMACY? // an exhibition and programme reflecting on racial tension, representation and the Black experience

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London-based, multidisciplinary art collective sorryyoufeeluncomfortable in collaboration with The Gallow Gate present the exhibition and pr...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 5 months ago

Thulile Gamedze // a transdisciplinary approach to disrupting the coloniality within educational institutions

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Thulile Gamedze is an artist and writer based in Cape Town, working towards a Masters in Philosophy. Her research and creative endeavors loo...

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Rosa Elk / art&culture / 5 months ago

In Bed With Nico Athene – a consideration of the body and embodied labour as an aesthetic

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Nico Athene, artist-cum-former-stripper-cum-filmmaker is reminding us that the glass ceiling is far from broken. She represents a new genera...

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