WHY SHOULD I HESITATE: PUTTING DRAWINGS TO WORK / WILLIAM KENTRIDGE

The largest ever survey exhibition by internationally acclaimed artist William Kentridge is heading into its last month in Cape Town. This major exhibition is hosted…

TOMORROW, THERE WILL BE MORE OF US

Stellenbosch Triennale aims to make Stellenbosch a primary destination of multi-disciplinary art in Africa. The Stellenbosch Triennale, brainchild of the Stellenbosch Outdoor Sculpture Trust, takes…

BHOY / ANTONI SENDRA

BHOY is a teenager forced to mature in a savage world ruled by a god whale. I love comic books. Since I was a teen….

HERO / KEVIN MACKINTOSH

HERO (2014 – 2019), the project is a series of ‘styled and controlled’ portraits and was created over a five year period in various locations…

OR/BITING AURABOROS

We were drawn to various mythologies spanning between alchemy and after lives, snake-headed gorgons and chakras. We wanted to create a collection that reorganized and…

GOLD

This work is an exploration of painting in the expanded field, which is the idea (and/or act) of taking the three main elements of a…

YUNG LENOX / LIVE FAST, DRAW YUNG

The story of Yung Lenox: Rap’s most prolific portraitist. Described by LA Weekly as the ‘Foremost Doodler of Rap’, this hilariously endearing film follows Seattle’s…

KRAS x L i L i † H / PHALLUS

KRAS is a music/art project formed by Brandon Reeff and partner Duncan Gosling.  Our idea for the project is to create visual pieces, along with…

INTERLUDE / TERENCE GINJA-MARTINHO

Terence Ginja-Martinho is a freelance animator and designer from France based in Brazil working on projects worldwide. Interlude is A personal short film about an…

VOICE / BLESSING NGOBENI

Blessing Ngobeni was born in 1985 in a small rural town of Tzaneen in Limpopo. At the age of ten, he moved to Johannesburg where,…

CONSTRUCTIVE / FATIMAAH MOHAMED LUKE

Faatimah Mohamed-Luke is a visual artist and designer based in Cape Town. In 2003 she graduated from Cape Technikon with ND: Fashion and also did…

BALEKANE LEGOABE / STATE OF THE ART GALLERY AWARD WINNER 2019

The fact that humans can simultaneously experience an array of overlapping emotions is something that has always fascinated me. As people, we have the ability to occupy…

FRUIT OF THE LOOM / DAVE DE WITT

Dave De Witt’s objects bear residual traces of earlier times and actions. They represent a path marked by forms and footprints and of something consumed…

MATERIAL REPRESENTATION / DAN HALTER

If one were to pinpoint the defining qualities of artist Dan Halter’s practice, it would surely be the fusion of language and materiality. Zimbabwean-born Halter…

FRAMEWORK / BRONWYN KATZ

A sense of place is clear as quartz. We remember places as in a vivid dream: down on my haunches, maybe even prone; the earth…

NYASALAND ANALYSAND / SAMSON KAMBALU

The anagrammed title of Samson Kambalu’s second solo exhibition with Goodman Gallery is reflective of the work in both content and form. Draw- ing on…

COVERED / BURTON MILES

“Our eyes are open but we can’t see. The draped fabrics only fall down to the truth of our emptiness. We’re blinded by the bright…

GREY MATTERS / BONOLO KAVULA

Abstraction is me making work in print that goes against what I, as a black female artist, am expected to make.

ADAM BROOMBURG & OLIVER CHANARIN

In the 1930s, when photography was still quite young, the cultural critic Walter Benjamin voiced his concern about the colossal impact that the ability to mechanically reproduce works of art may have on what he called the “aura” of the artwork – its specialness, in other words.

AFTER DARK / ANDREW KAYSER

Sitting drinking tea in his August House studio, Andrew Kayser says that he finds “the idea of the rebel artist behaving badly is an out-dated…

HATA! / LUNGISWA GQUNTA

“The work always has the full story. But I am not always able to articulate it. Or sometimes I don’t want to, because it’s too…

ART OF BROTHER

Art of brother is a collective comprising of Karabo Makenna (b. 1985) and Cobus Engelbrecht (b. 1985) that focuses on multi-disciplinary ways of working. AOB…

VANS / Made for the Makers Classics Collection

Vans, the original action sports footwear and apparel brand, announces the global release of the Made for the Makers collection, celebrating everyday creatives and their…

CONUNDRUM / CENTRE FOR THE LESS GOOD IDEAS

In February this year the social media accounts of art and theatre lovers were suddenly flooded with references to something called The Centre for the…

DEEP BLUE / MIDDLE C

AN ODE TO THE WESKUS (West Coast) “I don’t have a tribal dance, there are no manhood rituals for me. Sitting round this fire with…

THE SKATEROOM / CHERI SAMBA

The artist Chéri Samba is joining The Skateroom family! Cutting edge contemporary art brand, is delighted to announce its new collaboration with the Congolese contemporary…

ADOM / MAMI WATA

Every morning when he paddled out Adom wished for the end. But every time the ocean sent him back and spat him out. Moyo, they…

SAMSON KAMBALU / GHOST DANCE

Samson Kambalu (born 1975) is a Malawi-born, London-based artist and author, who trained as a fine artist and ethnomusicologist at the University of Malawi’s Chancellor…

JOHNNY BOY

Johnny Boy, a Cape Town based unisex clothing label, launched in May 2016, brings a minimal aesthetic and gender fluid garments to its customers. Relentlessly…

EX MACHINA / RALPH BORLAND

“The idea goes back to the artist’s childhood in newly independent Zimbabwe, and his first wire car. A rough network of old, dull metal strands…