Intraparadox: An Interview with Danielle Oosthuizen, Tebogo George Mahashe & Sinathemba Twalo, Interfacing New Heavens

Intraparadox. Interviews, Interfacing New Heavens Exhibition Opening, 21August 2021.Dun3s&IrieAmbientMIX

The exhibition Interfacing New Heavens, which comprises of work by Vanessa Lorenzo and Tebogo George Mahashe, pierces the frontiers of contemporary art by fusing visual art with science and Indigenous Knowledge Systems. This edition of Intraparadox Podcast is the result of my interaction with two officials of the Javett Art Centre – UP, Danielle Oosthuizen and Sinathemba Twalo, respectively, and the artist Tebogo George Mahashe.

Figure1. Danielle Oosthuizen presenting Tebogo George Mahashe’s Lebitla la Ngaka (Kgoši) 2021. Multimedia Installation. Photo used with courtesy of the artist & Mariki Uitenweerde, Eyescape
Figure 2. Sinathemba Twalo, Co-curator (Interfacing New Heavens) and the artist Tebogo George Mahashe. Photo credit, Mariki Uitenweerde, Eyescape.
Danielle Oosthuizen ( Education and Public Engagement Coordinator). Photo credit, Steven Motema.

I would like thank Danielle Oosthuizen (Education and Public Engagement Coordinator), the artist Tebogo George Mahashe and Sinathemba Twalo (Curator of public engagement Javett Art Centre – UP) for being part of this special edition of the Intraparadox Podcast. To the Javett Art Centre – UP and its entire staff, congratulations on this cutting edge art exhibition. [Access the exhibition press release HERE]

27 August

Winter

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Reference credits

+The audio version of this interview, encountered in version.Dun3s&IrieAmbientMIX remains the property of Mmutle Arthur Kgokong except where his name appears alongside that of a featured artist or artists in the reference / citing prompt.

++All images featured on this site have been used with permission of the artist and may not be re-used without consent of the artist. **Graphics for the blog post teaser poster is property of Mmutle Arthur Kgokong.

*Original exhibition invitation, Interfacing New Heavens, property of the Javett Art Cetre – UP its partners.

*?*Requisition is underway for image/s of Vanessa Lorenzo’s work A Hotspot for Xenodiversity. Once acquired, this blogpost post will be updated accordingly.

List of figures

Figure1. Figure1. Tebogo George Mahashe. Lebitla Ngaka (Kgoši) 2021. Multimedia Installation. Photo used with courtesy of the artist & Mariki Uitenweerde, Eyescape.

Figure 2. Sinathemba Twalo, Co-curator (Interfacing New Heavens) and the artist Tebogo George Mahashe. Photo credit, Mariki Uitenweerde, Eyescape.


To reference this text & audio documentation please cite:

Kgokong, M.A. 2021. Intraparadox: An Interview with Danielle Oosthuizen, Tebogo George Mahashe & Sinathemba Twalo, Interfacing New Heavens. https://mmutleak.com/2021/08/27/intraparadox-an-interview-with-danielle-oosthuizen-tebogo-george-mahashe-sinathemba-twalo-interfacing-new-heavens/