art&culture

Christa Dee / art&culture / 5 months ago

Tell Freedom. 15 South African artists

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Kunsthal KAdE in the Netherlands will host a new exhibition titled Tell Freedom. 15 South African artists. The 15 artists featured engage wi...

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Mosa Mahlaba / art&culture / 5 months ago

Alternative Education – When Mainstream Just Isn’t Enough

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For many years formal institutions and the educational methods associated with them have been framed as the key that unlocks grand opportuni...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 5 months ago

Queer Vernaculars, Visual Narratives

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"It is all about using our own words and our own agency to speak for ourselves in a world that either tries to speak for us, speak at us, or...

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Marcia Elizabeth / art&culture / 5 months ago

Queering the Algorithm // Conversational AI Agents for the Advancement of New Eroticisms

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“Manifesto Queer AI advocates for: The queering of communication technologies. The queering of machine learning algorithms. The carefu...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 5 months ago

The Queer Feminist Film Festival // a moment for celebration and awareness

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The Queer Feminist Film Festival (QFFF) will be taking place on 19 and 20 January in Khayelitsha. In addition to the film screenings that wi...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 5 months ago

JAG’s new curator-in-chief Khwezi Gule // Towards an African outlook

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A new curator-in-chief for the Johannesburg Art Gallery has been appointed - Khwezi Gule. Considering the tough times the institution has fa...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 5 months ago

Cities that float

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Kunlé Adeyemi challenges the perception that to modernize is directly translated to the western trajectory of design and development. With t...

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Young Joburg creatives to look out for in 2018

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Johannesburg has always been associated with a vibrancy, hustle and creative spirit that is kinetic. A city that moves in ways that pay homa...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 5 months ago

THE URBANATIVE // embracing graphic cultural signifiers in design

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Design brand, The Urbanative, explores how cultural patterns and motifs can be reinterpreted in modern design while still making sure that t...

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Marcia Elizabeth / art&culture / 5 months ago

Allana Clarke | Investigating the Construction of Power Politics

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Allana Clarke is a conceptual artist born in 1987 originally from Trinidad and Tobago. Her practice is expressed through sculpture, video, p...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 5 months ago

AFROPUNK as a cross-continental meeting point

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Many Joburgers, like myself, know the exodus that the city experiences over the December holidays, with most people coming back just in time...

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Marcia Elizabeth / art&culture / 5 months ago

A Picturesque Death is Micro/Macroscopic

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UK based artist Holly Hendry creates a sculptural realm in which the visitors of her rather dystopian world can see a symbiotic union of the...

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