Category Archives: New Media/video art

WITHOUT MASKS Contemporary Afro-Cuban art

How fortuitous that the Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG) was able to unmask a collection of Afro-Cuban art at an exhibition coinciding with South Africa’s hosting of the soccer World Cup – and the spotlight falling on Africa. Advertisements

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Has William Kentridge gone ‘Huisgenoot’?

There I was in the company of good friends enjoying Johannesburg’s glorious weather and settling in for a leisurely lunch at a Greek eating establishment. Then out of the blue my good friend, a strategic branding and advertising guru, posed … Continue reading

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HALAKASHA: Art and Soccer

HALAKASHA* (*traditional South African celebratory cry of a goal being scored)

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The Eleven Football and Art – South Africa 2010 x Brazil 2014

South Africa squares up against Brazil, not on the soccer pitch as one would expect but in an art space made available for the meeting of two countries and cultures, both hosts of the soccer world cup, now and in … Continue reading

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Minnette Vári: Parallax

‘I am my own landscape’ Minnette Vári [1] At her latest solo exhibition at the Goodman Gallery (21 January – 13 February 2010), Parkwood, Johannesburg, Minnette Vári presented Parallax[2], a series of anamorphic images on paper and video work. Minnette … Continue reading

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