art&culture

Christa Dee / art&culture / 4 months ago

Buhle Ngaba – the impact of storytelling

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Cogito, ergo sum. A Latin philosophical proposition put forward by Decartes in the 1600s, roughly translating to mean "I think therefore I a...

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Nkgopoleng Moloi / art&culture / 4 months ago

Janiva Ellis’ visceral paintings comfort as well as unsettle

The Okiest Doke, 2017

Transcending both reality and fantasy, Janiva Ellis creates vivid paintings with unconstrained composition where vibrant colours offer a hin...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 4 months ago

WYAA // Providing Platforms for the Emergence of Young Artists

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Cantilevered concrete extends into a crisply lit tower foregrounding the bright cerulean winter sky. Tire treads mark the intersection of an...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 4 months ago

Kristina Nichol’s extraterrestrial visual palate

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Symbolism channelling various forms of energy and making cosmological references. An extraterrestrial visual palate. This is what defines th...

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Nkgopoleng Moloi / art&culture / 5 months ago

Examining Byron Fredericks’ dynamic and relevant paintings

Tall Rich White Dudes, oil paint, oil stick and spray paint on paper 2017

Earlier this year Byron Fredericks presented his second solo exhibition; ‘Dala what you must', at 666 Broadway in Brooklyn, New York. Dala i...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 5 months ago

KutalaChopeto // Home is not a place anymore – reimagining histories of belonging

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KutalaChopeto's exhibition opened at The Point of Order on World Refugee Day. Teresa Firmino and Esenje Helena Uambembe are an art duo who w...

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Ghost Writer / art&culture / 5 months 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 / 5 months 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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Nkgopoleng Moloi / art&culture / 5 months ago

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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Marcia Elizabeth / art&culture / 5 months ago

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

Olivié Keck, Blessed With Beauty And Rage, 2018

“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 / 5 months 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 / 5 months 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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