MANDELA: 100 Moments in Time - A Centenary Memorial Exhibition by Dr Peter Magubane launched on Friday 6 July at the Nelson Mandela Gateway to Robben Island at the V&A Waterfront. The exhibition features 100 images of Nelson Mandela as taken by veteran South African photojournalist 86-year-old Dr Peter Magubane. The exhibition will run till the 30 September.
[Terry Levin] The recently opened Norval Foundation in the Cape Town suburb of Steenberg offers a proud, new public resource and new levels of excellence in the curation and display of South African and African visual art.
[Robin Fredericks] Dubbed "We need nature", this year's IPAF focused on creating awareness around climate change, which affects everyone in the world. Through this message, IPAF hopes to alter behaviours toward nature...
Yesterday, 14 February 2018 the International Public Art festival (IPAF) special guided street art tour took place in Salt River.
The Institute for Creative Arts (ICA) lunched the international Live Art Network Africa with a live performance yesterday, Wednesday 14 February 2018, in The Company's Garden and at The Iziko Slave Lodge in Cape Town.
[Ruth Cooper] The 2018 Investec Cape Town Art Fair will take place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 16-18 February 2018. The fair will be launching a new section titled SOLO that will focus on the production of women artists. We got in touch with the curator Nontobeko Ntombela to find out more.
[Ruth Cooper] Poor working conditions, minimum access to beneficial networks and lack of skills and resources for promotion are just a few of the challenges that disadvantaged artists face when aiming to make viable careers from their creativity.
[Ruth Cooper] The Zeitz Museum of Contemporary African Art has seen well over the estimated amount of visitors stream through its doors since opening this past Heritage Weekend and executive director and chief curator Mark Coetzee predicts that interest and traffic will only increase.
[Robin Fredericks] Artistic expression comes forth in many forms, be it through dancing, singing, writing and drawing - it lives and its breathes...
[Ruth Cooper] With the theme Looking Back and Looking Forward, the 10th edition of FNB JoburgArtFair predominately showcases female artists, with an emphasis on reflection, progression and diversity.
[Ruth Cooper] South African based entrepreneurs, Shakirah Sky Dramat and Wayne Hipe Robertson, recently relaunched THAT Network, a startup, which aims to create a sustainable creative industry...
[Eugene Yiga] Lefa La Ntate, the critically acclaimed exhibition, is coming to the Standard Bank Gallery. Eugene Yiga spoke to artist Mohau Modisakeng to find out more.
[Ruth Cooper] World-renowned graffiti artist Wise Two, known for his mystically and ritualistically inspired art, chats to us about being Kenyan with Indian roots, cultural influences and how street art can empower for Bizcommunity's #AfricaMonth.
Graffiti artist, Falko One, exhibited People Like Us last Wednesday night, a collection of 20 paintings specially created to showcase what it means to #LIVEWITHHEART at Upstairs on Bree gallery.
Roche Bobois Cape Town hosted the official opening for the exhibition of Fine Art Photographer, Krisjan Rossouw, in partnership with The Boutique Gallery on Thursday, 23rd February 2017 at their showroom in Cape Town's Kloof Street.
[Ruth Cooper] Lauren Dixon-Paver is a plush toy crafter, rising Youtube personality and one of Design Indaba's Emerging Creatives. We chat to her about her handmade plush creatures, video tutorials and being proud of your craft for #DesignMonth.
The inspirational life of Nelson Mandela forms the basis for an art collection that show cases the story of a deeply-beloved South African icon. Circa on Jellicoe, one of Johannesburg's urban art galleries, hosted a single private viewing of this collection, namely John Meyer's “Mandela: A Life's Journey”. Held on the 23rd of February 2017, the evening, which was in support of the Nelson Mandela Foundation, allowed guests to enjoy the artworks before they embark on an international tour.
[Ruth Cooper] Over 75 exhibitors from established and emerging art centres will be showcasing their art for the fifth edition of the Cape Town Art Fair (CTAF) at the Convention Centre from 17-19 February 2017. We got in touch with chief curator Tumelo Mosaka to get some insight on what it takes to create and curate an event of this scale.