Tekkies

Introduction In this essay my aim is to discuss the Biography of the Jack Purcell sneakers. It will emerge that there is no way that the story can be told without considering the space within which the shoe has been bought and the processes that leads to its acquisition. What will also emerge during my …

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What do painters do all day?

BKhz is a malleable space which in the future would see it dabble in other art forms as well, be it music or poetry. One can only enthusiastically imagine what artistic rippling effects emanating from 68 Juta Street would cause in Bramfontein in the year to come.

Artbud

Following establishment of traditional art galleries, art museums, art competitions, art fairs, art residencies and art project spaces that doubles up as artists studios the next frontier is the development of an art marketing within the new moneyed people of our country who have never seen the visual arts as an investment area

Absence

‘the state of being away from a place or person’ At this time of the year people make resolutions to do better in the New Year. For a guy who does not make resolutions I think it is great if the resolutions that they have made the previous year have been realized even if it …

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Intraparadox: Interview with Lebohang Kganye

On the 30 August 2018 at the Pretoria Art Museum I had the privilege of interviewing Lebohang Khanye on her solo exhibition Mohlokomedi wa Torai. The body of work that she has produced for this project gives two matriarchical perspective of her family narratives from where Ke Sa Le Teng her SASOL New Signatures winning video installation left of

Mohlokomedi wa Tora

Mohlokomedi wa Tora »Lebohang Kganye, SASOL New Signatures 2017 overall winner's exhibition is up at the Pretoria Art Museum. Her 2017 winning work was groundbreaking in terms of the animation approach she used to make the video installation in telling her family’s journey to Johannesburg. The pop-up book animation effect was pervasive in twofold. While …

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