The Durban International Film Festival (DIFF), which runs from 16 to 26 July 2015, is calling for film submissions. The festival features films from around the world, with a special focus on those from South Africa and Africa, and includes a local and international awards component.
Andrew Lamprecht, the recently appointed Editor of ARTsouthAFRICA's new sister publication, ComicArtAfrica, sent out a series of questions to a number of comic art practitioners for comment. The full response of Daniel Hugo (the artist responsible for the cover image of the inaugural edition of ComicArtAfrica) follows below. Selected extracts from other respondents are included in pull-quotes throughout the supplement and will be published online and in ARTsouthAFRICA’s digital editions over the next few months.
ARTsouthAFRICA 13.2 is the Controversy Issue. Following the opening of 'Mary Evans and Emeka Ogboh: Mirrors & Echoes' at Tiwani Contemporary in London, ARTsouthAFRICA spoke to sound artist Emeka Ogboh and Eva Langret, Head of Exhibitions and Artist Liaison. This is the full interview as published in the December issue (13.2).
2014 has been an historical year for the Lanzerac Wine Estate, marked by the 100-year anniversary of the farm’s name. Christine Lundy highlights some of the key events.
FeedBack Loop is a performative project which has been shortlisted for Infecting the City 2015. In order to achieve this project, the group - representative of the staff and students at Rhodes University Fine Art Department who are engaged in performance art research - need to crowd fund at least half of their costs (transport and accommodation). They have only two weeks to realise their goal of R11 000 in order to bring Feedback Loop to Cape Town.
Design Indaba presents William Kentridge’s Refuse The Hour in February 2015, a collaboration with Philip Miller, Dada Masilo, Catherine Meyburgh and Peter Galison.
ARTsouthAFRICA 13.2 is the Controversy Issue. In it, we published exclusive material surrounding the 'Exhibit B' (by Brett Bailey) debacle at the Barbican in London. Sara Myers, activist and petitioner, begain a movement known as #boycottthehumanzoo in opposition to Bailey's 'Exhibit B.' Ashraf Jamal spoke to her one-on-one about her views on the performance and how she believes it reinforces institutionalised racism.
Andrew Lamprecht, the recently appointed Editor of ARTsouthAFRICA's new sister publication, ComicArtAfrica, sent out a series of questions to a number of comic art practitioners for comment. The full response of Nathan Trantraal (who, along with brother Andre, is responsible for the ground breaking Coloureds and Crossroads comics) follows below. Selected extracts from other respondents are included in pull-quotes throughout the supplement and will be published online and in ARTsouthAFRICA’s digital editions over the next few months.
The Main Prize Winner of the third edition of the Future Generation Art Prize, receiving $100 000, will be announced on December 6, 2014 by an international distinguished jury, that includes Bisi Silva (Nigeria), in Kyiv, Ukraine. Shortlisted artists include Kudzanai Chiurai (Zimbabwe) and Nàstio Mosquito (Angola).
Johans Borman Fine Art in Newlands, Cape Town will be hosting The Homestead Sponsorship Programme's Annual Online Charity Auction on 11 December 2014.
Delaire Graff, one of the leading Art and Wine destinations in Stellenbosch, has released a new champagne-style wine named after the famous ‘Delaire Sunrise’ Diamond and inspired by the French Loire. By Christine Lundy
Unilever has announced that directors Femi Odugbemi, Akin Omotoso and Jahmil X. T. Qubeka are among the experienced African filmmakers joining lead tutors Beathur Mgoza Baker and Neville Josie, to develop filmmaking expertise and give students the opportunity to work on live Unilever briefs.
Derek Bauer, once known as one of South Africa’s greatest political cartoonists, graphic activists and artists, is brought back to life in the Derek Bauer Estate Edition. By Christine Lundy
Bell-Roberts Publishing, the publishers of ARTsouthAFRICA magazine, have just re-launched snapped - an African quarterly photographic journal - in association with PhotoHire Cape Town! snapped magazine spoke to Sam Nzima, the photographer who took the iconic photograph of Hector Peterson being carried by Mbuyisa Makhubo after he was shot by South African police during the Soweto Student uprisings in June 1976.
ARTsouthAFRICA brings you this exclusive content from snapped's recent special relaunch issue!
Bell-Roberts Publishing, the publishers of ARTsouthAFRICA magazine, have just re-launched snapped - an African quarterly photographic journal - in association with PhotoHire Cape Town! snapped magazine spoke to Jenevieve Aken, the Nigerian photographer and model whose series, 'The Masked Woman', was featured in this year's 2014 LagosPhoto Festival. This self-portrait series explores Aken's representation of gender in Nigerian society through a performative lens.
ARTsouthAFRICA brings you this exclusive content from snapped's recent special relaunch Issue 04!
Tania Harrison explores the South African 'super destination' known as the Karoo and explores its food, its history, and its effect on the soul.
Join us at CHANGE ROOM projects space in Salt River for a walkabout of the exhibition, 'Fortunes Remixed' by the Bag Factory Artists!
The Boda Boda Lounge Project is a cross-continental video festival featuring works by contemporary artists from Africa and of African descent. This exciting, expansive project will feature events over 11 spaces throughout Africa this weekend (21 - 23 November 2014), including an online exhibition to give access to audiences within and outside of the African continent.
Following two highly successful events in 2012 and 2013, ART WEEK CAPE TOWN returns in 2014 for an extensive programme of events at galleries, institutions and artists' studios across the city.
snapped is back! The African quarterly photography publication jam-packed with beautiful images and in-depth conversations with leading and emerging photographers; remember? Nearly six years on, snapped has brought out a special re-launch issue, and, in case you’ve forgotten, this is what we're all about…
Randolph Hartzenberg has worked most of his professional life as an educator. For several years, he taught art at Alexander Sinton High School in Athlone and later lectured in design at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology. Alongside his work as an educator, Hartzenberg has produced a rich body of artworks. By Mario Pissarra.