Ruth Cooper
#AfricaMonth: Q&A with photographer Mário Macilau

#AfricaMonth: Q&A with photographer Mário Macilau[Ruth Cooper] Award-winning Mozambican artist Mário Macilau will be exhibiting his solo show, titled Faith: Rituals, Spirit & Sea in collaboration with Ed Cross Fine Art in London, at Guns & Rain in Johannesburg...

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
2019 International Public Art Festival (IPAF)

The 2019 Baz-Art International Public Art Festival (IPAF) was held in Salt River, Cape Town from 9-17 February 2019 and featured over 20 local and international artists creating public art under the theme of "Generation Next: Educate, Collaborate, Empower".

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Roger Metcalfe
Geometry of the heart: A review of artist Lars J. Fischedick

Geometry of the heart: A review of artist Lars J. Fischedick[Roger Metcalfe] At best, investment art captures and formulates an aspect of reality, leading to a profound paradigm shift. Art that serves as a navigational beacon through turbulent times. Lars J Fischedick is one such artist...

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Eugene Yiga
Beth Diane Armstrong on her first major solo exhibition

Beth Diane Armstrong on her first major solo exhibition[Eugene Yiga] Eugene Yiga speaks to 2017 Standard Bank Young Artist Beth Diane Armstrong. She recently presented in perpetuum, her first major solo exhibition from and the first cohesive body of work she's put together since 2011.

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Jessica Tennant
Cassandra Twala on this year's Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair

Cassandra Twala on this year's Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair[Jessica Tennant] Jessica Tennant interviews fair curator Cassandra Twala to find out more about her involvement in the Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair over the years and what she's most excited about this year...

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Ruth Cooper
#WomensMonth: Former Miss SA opens new gallery space in Cape Town

#WomensMonth: Former Miss SA opens new gallery space in Cape Town[Ruth Cooper] Sandy de Bruin, former owner of Country Living SA and winner of Miss South Africa in 1980, has recently turned her attention to the opening of No. 5 On Hudson, a new art gallery in Cape Town...

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Ruth Cooper
#WomensMonth: Challenging stereotypes, Q&A with artist Billie Zangewa

#WomensMonth: Challenging stereotypes, Q&A with artist Billie Zangewa[Ruth Cooper] Malawian-born yet Joburg-residing Billie Zangewa is the featured artist for the upcoming FNB Joburg Art Fair, which will be held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg from 6-9 September 2018.

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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.

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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.

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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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