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Snapped Magazine is Back!

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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…

Quiet Provocations: Thoughts on two works by Randolph Hartzenberg

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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.

The Cover Artist Interview: Namsa Lueba

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In the lead up to the release of our December Issue (13.2), we present an exclusive interview with our cover artist for the Interview Issue (13.1), Namsa Lueba. Lueba is a Guinean-Swiss visual artist and photographer whose work focuses on African identity through Western eyes.

The Interview Issue: Mike van Graan

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ARTsouthAFRICA spoke to Mike van Graan, the Executive Director of the Cape Town-based African Arts Institute (AFAI), whose mission is to help develop leadership for Africa’s creative sector and to build regional markets for African artists and their creative works. He shares his views on Arts and Culture across the continent, and the importance of collaboration and trust.

Ama Culture: Creative Birds in the Whale Capital / Gabrielskloof

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Birds in all shapes and colours have inspired countless artists over the centuries from East to West, from Rock art to contemporary art. Birds are also at the core of a creative partnership and bond formed by artists, Malcolm Bowling and Boniface Chikwenhere, and Nuntius, a wine brand from Gabrielskloof Wine Estate; new additions to the growing Hermanus Art and Wine circles. Christine Lundy meets the artists and Nicolene Finlayson, Gabrielskloof’s brand ambassador, to capture their unique creative connections to birds.

The Interview Issue: Albano Cardoso

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ARTsouthAFRICA 13.1 is the 'Interview Issue.' In it, we engage in conversation with a number of carefully selected artists, curators, writers and organisations who we know are truly committed to transformation, to changing perceptions about contemporary African art practice, and promoting the integration of communities that might otherwise not be exposed to the wealth of talent from the continent and the ways in which art can change lives. We published a number of excerpts and now present Angola- based writer, photographer and artist Albano Cardoso's full interview.

The Interview Issue: Senzeni Marasela

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ARTsouthAFRICA 13.1 is the 'Interview Issue.' In it, we engage in conversation with a number of carefully selected artists, curators, writers and organisations who we know are truly committed to transformation, to changing perceptions about contemporary African art practice, and promoting the integration of communities that might otherwise not be exposed to the wealth of talent from the continent and the ways in which art can change lives. We published a number of excerpts and now present the full interview with Senzeni Marasela, South African-based artist.

Koyo Kouoh Makes ArtReview Power 100 List

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Every year, the ArtReview ‘Power 100’ list reveals the art world’s ongoing battle for supremacy, surveying those who the magazine deem the most important figures in contemporary art – and Cameroonian-born curator, Koyo Kouoh weighs in this year at No. 96.

KLA ART 014: Snapshots and Summaries from Kampala's Contemporary Art Festival

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KLA ART 014 Kampala Contemporary Art Festival has been circulating the streets, and Railway Station, of Kampala for 28 days. The festival showcased contemporary artists from Uganda and Uganda's neighbouring countries to the public. This year, the theme was Unmapped; who are the unheard voices of our cities? How can we represent and celebrate the unseen urban-dweller? With the 31st being the final day of the festival, the organizers share some of their highlights with us.

The Interview Issue: Garth Walker

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ARTsouthAFRICA 13.1 is the 'Interview Issue.' In it, we engage in conversation with a number of carefully selected artists, curators, writers and organisations who we know are truly committed to transformation, to changing perceptions about contemporary African art practice, and promoting the integration of communities that might otherwise not be exposed to the wealth of talent from the continent and the ways in which art can change lives. We published a number of excerpts and now present the full interview with Garth Walker, who is widely regarded as the pioneer of post-1994 South African-rooted graphic design.

The Interview Issue: Daudi Karungi

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ARTsouthAFRICA 13.1 is the 'Interview Issue.' In it, we engage in conversation with a number of carefully selected artists, curators, writers and organisations who we know are truly committed to transformation, to changing perceptions about contemporary African art practice, and promoting the integration of communities that might otherwise not be exposed to the wealth of talent from the continent and the ways in which art can change lives. We published a number of excerpts and now present the full interview with Daudi Karungi, artist and artistic director of the Kampala Art Biennale.

African Taxi Art: Bringing Art to the Streets

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Public art is not an art ‘form.’ It can be monumental, towering fifty metres high, or tiny, calling attention to the paving beneath your feet. It can take any shape; cast, etched, built, pre-fabricated or painted. What distinguishes public art is its unique association between how it is made, where it is, and what it means, signifying a working practice of site specificity, community involvement and collaboration.

Harare Conversations: Art, Craft and Design meet at the Basket Case II, 30 October 2014

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The Basket Case II is a European Union funded Project that incorporates the European Union National Institutions for Culture, namely the British Council of the United Kingdom, Alliance Francais of France and the Goethe Institut of Germany. The Harare Conversations are the National Gallery of Zimbabwe's initiative to discuss the relevant and upcoming issues with regards to contemporary art, design and craft by providing a meeting point for art sector professionals, administrators, artists and members of public.
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