art&culture

Christa Dee / art&culture / 5 months 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 / 5 months 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 / 5 months 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 / 6 months 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 / 6 months 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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Marcia Elizabeth / art&culture / 6 months ago

‘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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Christa Dee / art&culture / 6 months ago

Artist Eddy Kamuanga Ilunga on negotiating the relationship between the past and present

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Eddy Kamuanga Illunga is a young artist from DRC whose work focuses on the nuanced layers of his country and hometown, Kinshasa. He began ar...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 6 months ago

Seize The City Season 2 // Reflecting youth and subcultural moods

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Strobe lights cut through the crowd with shades of blue, red and white. Sweaty bodies are dictated to by the vibrations moving from the spea...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 6 months ago

Fatima Tayob Moosa – Metaphysical Encounters and Cathartic Moments

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Ephemeral. A momentary meeting of colour-spectrum bleed. Fluidity of form. Trickling tenderly. The suspended timelessness of abstraction. Fa...

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Marcia Elizabeth / art&culture / 6 months ago

Dancer and Choreographer Jeremy Nedd shapes multidisciplinary performative pieces

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Choreographer and classically trained dancer Jeremy Nedd lives and practices in Brooklyn, NY. Studying dance from a very young age (8 years ...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 6 months ago

Artist Modupeola Fadugba on chance, human agency and conquering fears

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Modupeola Fadugba, born in Togo and now based in Nigeria, is an artist who made a 180 degree turn from her studies in engineering, economics...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 6 months ago

Infinity Studio at Kampnagel – reflections on privatization, militarization & escapism

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Following on from the 5 day residency in Johannesburg at the end of April, Bubblegum Club along with the artists selected to be part of the ...

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