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Onderhoude | Interviews


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Katherine Bull reflects on her exhibition performances data-capture: LOST_& FOUND
Kristine Kronjé - 2011-09-02
During her most recent exhibition at Blank Projects in Woodstock, Katherine Bull presented a series of watercolour paintings created while she was watching the first five seasons of the television series Lost. The sixth and final season was painted as part of a pair of drawing actions performed in the gallery space. This exhibition acted as the fourth exhibition of a performance-based exhibition series dealing with the personal as well as digital frontiers in which she attempts to engage the...

Thomas Mulcaire in gesprek: Sokker, surfing, kuns en álles in Afrika
Kristine Kronjé - 2011-08-03
Untitled Document Tydens verlede jaar se Wêreldbeker-sokkertoernooi het Thomas Mulcaire in samewerking met Ricardo de Oliveira ’n groep Brasiliaanse surfers se reis vanaf Maputo na Elandsbaai as ’n dokumentêre film, Afrika, vervaardig. ’n Uitstalling, Light and Variable Winds With a Large Long Period Swell,wat onder andere statiese beelde uit die film insluit, het in Julie by Johannesburg se Goodman Gallery Project Space geopen. Mulcaire verduidelik hoe alles ...

Stefanus Rademeyer on Resonant Structures, dimensionality and generative algorithms
Kristine Kronjé - 2011-07-05
Stefanus Rademeyer recently held his first solo exhibition at Goodman Gallery Cape titled Resonant Structures. Following successful solo exhibitions, Surface Depth and Ideograph, Resonant Structures explored the relationship between the disciplines of mathematics and art. By using coding within existing computer programmes Rademeyer created a series of algorithmic drawings produced as digital prints. Also central to the exhibition was a series of large-scale light boxes displaying details of particular...

Nine artists and one curator on what it means to be an "Afrikaner"
Steyn du Toit - 2011-06-23
A compelling exhibition that deals with the dichotomy of the historical baggage intrinsically tied to being Afrikaans, Ik ben een Afrikaner (I am an African) is currently on at Artspace. Steyn du Toit chatted to Teresa Lizamore, the curator of the exhibition, as well as each of the artists involved about this ambitious exhibition. Why the decision to title the exhibition in Dutch, Ik ben een Afrikaner? “Ik ben een Afrikander” was uttered by Dutch settler Hendrik Biebouw in 1707 when...

Strijdom van der Merwe gesels oor Site Specific, landkuns en sy nuwe boek
Reney Warrington - 2011-06-23
Strijdom van der Merwe is volksbesit. Alhoewel die meeste Suid-Afrikaners sy naam, en hulle bewondering vir hom, koppel aan die bome wat hy in rooi lap toedraai, is daar ’n massiewe versameling werke wat hy op sy stil manier uitpak, toedraai, bou of hark, dan afneem en in boekvorm uitbring. Ek het tydens Site Specific, Suid-Afrika se eerste landkunsfees in Mei, tyd saam met hom en die ander kunstenaars spandeer. Wat my eerste opgeval het omtrent Strijdom is hoe opreg hy oorkom. Met my siniese...

Photographer Zwelethu Mthethwa on the uniqueness of South African culture
Steyn du Toit - 2011-06-03
For the first time on the continent of Africa, new photographic works will be exhibited by Zwelethu Mthethwa, one of South Africa’s most influential contemporary artists. The exhibition, showing at the iArt Gallery in Cape Town until 29 June, comprises a selection of photographs from the series The Brave Ones and The End of an Era. Zwelethu explains to Steyn du Toit the significance of both series, as well as the current worldwide interest in photography dealing with South African life. Works...


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