Intraparadox, An Interview with Nkhensani Rihlampfu

In this edition of Intraparadox series, Part 1 of a planned two part series, I talk to Nkhensani Rihlampfu against the backdrop of his solo exhibition Mintsu Island. Our conversation traces his coming of age in his home town Modimolle, his growing interest in studying art and the ensuing challenges that cropped up in his life journey to become a practicing fine artists. This is a story of a triumphant spirit against the odds. … Read More Intraparadox, An Interview with Nkhensani Rihlampfu

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Intraparadox, Exclusive: Gather Ye Rose Buds While Ye May Group Exhibition

According to BKhz the concept of this exhibition was stimulated by the late Bob Mabena’s last words shared via Instagram on the 9 August 2020 before his passing. In that post Mabena, a legend in the radio waves and at that time Power FM radio host and station manager, remarked “Gather ye Rose-buds while ye may, Old Time is still a flying and this same flower that smiles today. Tomorrow will be…”… Read More Intraparadox, Exclusive: Gather Ye Rose Buds While Ye May Group Exhibition

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Intraparadox, Interview with Mxolisi Vusimuzi Beauchamp,

This project exhibition, Coffee + Medium, first came to Beauchamp when he saw his friend and artist Asanda Kupa working with this non-traditional art medium. He was struck with an idea to extend the use of this medium as a challenge to other artists that he has kept contact with over the years.… Read More Intraparadox, Interview with Mxolisi Vusimuzi Beauchamp,

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Who I am is connected to where I live exhibition (2nd edit)

It is a daring undertaking for a curator to attempt to curate and present an exhibition comprising of a body of work of an artist as close as possible to what that artist had in mind when they thought of their work as a coherent cluster[1]. Equally, it is daring for an artist to invite other artists for a joint exhibition. Such an act signals a level of maturity that suggests confidence in the artist as an individual and that they are assured in their artistic abilities when their work is pitted against those of their fellow artists. … Read More Who I am is connected to where I live exhibition (2nd edit)

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Grip

If the cause of COVID-19 was not human invention with a global agenda then there is hope. however if it was launched as a biological weapon in the heart of China to shift the balance of power we can spend some time pondering who is responsible and marvel at the coldness of humanity, driven by whatever it is that drives people to decide who lives and who dies, in the quest to amass power. … Read More Grip

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