Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
MANDELA: 100 Moments in Time exhibition launch

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.

MANDELA: 100 Moments in Time exhibition launch  MANDELA: 100 Moments in Time exhibition launch  MANDELA: 100 Moments in Time exhibition launch  MANDELA: 100 Moments in Time exhibition launch  

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Terry Levin
The new Norval Foundation and why we should care about South African art

The new Norval Foundation and why we should care about South African art[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.

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Robin Fredericks
IPAF 2018 uplifts community with nature themed street art

IPAF 2018 uplifts community with nature themed street 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...

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
Baz-Art International Pubic Art Festival tour

Yesterday, 14 February 2018 the International Public Art festival (IPAF) special guided street art tour took place in Salt River.

Baz-Art International Pubic Art Festival tour  Baz-Art International Pubic Art Festival tour  Baz-Art International Pubic Art Festival tour  Baz-Art International Pubic Art Festival tour  

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
Live Art Network Africa launch

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.

Luhle Macanda and Lukhanyiso Skosana in 'iRhanga' at Slave Lodge for LIVE ART NETWORK AFRICA  Luhle Macanda and Luthabo Maduna in 'iRhanga' at Slave Lodge for LIVE ART NETWORK AFRICA  Luhle Macanda in 'iRhanga' by Khanyisile Mbongwa at Slave Lodge for LIVE ART NETWORK AFRICA  Lukhanyiso Skosana in 'iRhanga' at Slave Lodge for LIVE ART NETWORK AFRICA  

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Ruth Cooper
#ICTAF2018: Q&A with SOLO curator Nontobeko Ntombela

#ICTAF2018: Q&A with SOLO curator Nontobeko Ntombela[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.

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Ruth Cooper
#EntrepreneurMonth: Supporting disadvantaged artists through the Grassroots Art Project

#EntrepreneurMonth: Supporting disadvantaged artists through the Grassroots Art Project[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.

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Ruth Cooper
Invoking debate - Q&A with Zeitz MOCAA curator Mark Coetzee

Invoking debate - Q&A with Zeitz MOCAA curator Mark Coetzee[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.

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Robin Fredericks
#YoungCreatives: Self exploration through photographic expression

#YoungCreatives: Self exploration through photographic expression[Robin Fredericks] Artistic expression comes forth in many forms, be it through dancing, singing, writing and drawing - it lives and its breathes...

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Ruth Cooper
Art that empowers - Q&A with FNB JoburgArtFair producer Nicole Siegenthaler

Art that empowers - Q&A with FNB JoburgArtFair producer Nicole Siegenthaler[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.

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Ruth Cooper
#StartupStory: THAT Network helps creatives find clients

#StartupStory: THAT Network helps creatives find clients[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...

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Eugene Yiga
Q&A with Mohau Modisakeng about Lefa La Ntate exhibition

Q&A with Mohau Modisakeng about Lefa La Ntate exhibition[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.

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Ruth Cooper
#AfricaMonth: Street art for empowerment, Q&A with Wise Two

#AfricaMonth: Street art for empowerment, Q&A with Wise Two[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.

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
Falko One - People Like Us exhibition

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.

Falko One - People Like Us exhibition  Falko One - People Like Us exhibition  Falko One - People Like Us exhibition  Falko One - People Like Us exhibition  

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Maroefah Smith
Celebrating girl power with Cartoon Network and First Thursdays

The PPG Art Factory exhibition is on at 91 Loop in Cape Town.
The PPG Art Factory exhibition is on at 91 Loop in Cape Town.
[Maroefah Smith] Cartoon Network teamed up with First Thursdays Cape Town and local artists to create a first-of-its-kind exhibition dedicated to the Powerpuff Girls...

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
Krisjan Rossouw's exhibition launch

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.

Krisjan Rossouw's exhibition launch  Krisjan Rossouw's exhibition launch  Krisjan Rossouw's exhibition launch  Krisjan Rossouw's exhibition launch  

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Ruth Cooper
#DesignIndaba2017: Emerging Creative Lauren Dixon-Paver

#DesignIndaba2017: Emerging Creative Lauren Dixon-Paver[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.

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
Mandela: A Life's Journey collection

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.

Mandela: A Life's Journey collection  Mandela: A Life's Journey collection  Mandela: A Life's Journey collection  Mandela: A Life's Journey collection  

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Ruth Cooper
#DesignMonth: Tumelo Mosaka chats CTAF

#DesignMonth: Tumelo Mosaka chats CTAF[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.

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Maroefah Smith
Artsmith - SMITH Studio's Amy Ellenbogen on curating, 2016 and Marsi van de Heuvel

Amy Ellenbogen and Candace Marshall-Smith
Amy Ellenbogen and Candace Marshall-Smith
[Maroefah Smith] SMITH Studio curator, Amy Ellenbogen, talks about 2016, the allure of Van de Heuvel's work and the state of art in SA.

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