Intraparadox, Interview with Bridget Modema. May Day Group Exhibition, Ellis House JHB. 15 June 2022

Group exhibitions parade artists of varying levels of development and excellence under the same umbrella, in turn they blur the lines between established artists and those who are in their early stages of development. This is unavoidable if we are committed to continue to tell the human story through the visual arts. … Read More Intraparadox, Interview with Bridget Modema. May Day Group Exhibition, Ellis House JHB. 15 June 2022

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Intraparadox: An Interview with Maria Masha, Cyclic Harmonics

In this edition of Intraparadox, I catch-up with the artist Maria Masha. Based in Mamelodi, Masha established WhoArt, a developmental organization which runs a project that focus on the teaching of the visual arts to youth. Our conversation touches on the moment when she starts to focus on her own art practice. She submitting work to the Gauteng Popup Gallery Exhibition held at Newtown Junction Mall in 2021. Amongst other vistas that our conversation splinters into, we talk about art patronage and her family, the support system she established in Mamelodi as an artist through WhoArt when she ran her developmental project and her subsequent acceptance to The Arts Accelerator Programme run by The South African Creative Industries Incubator. … Read More Intraparadox: An Interview with Maria Masha, Cyclic Harmonics

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Intraparadox, Lerato Motaung, a hexagonical experience

Lerato Motaung’s work initiate a conversation long overdo. A conversation that acknowledges the male identity, like its counterpart, as a social construct. It is a result of nurture. His most identifiable icon, multiple eyes, speaks of an unsettled condition wherein our awareness of our identity and place in the society is continuously questioned.… Read More Intraparadox, Lerato Motaung, a hexagonical experience

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Bring Washboards & Mirrors Tat’ Zanemvula

Washboards and Mirrors is a visual artistic exposition of one of our remarkable authors in Southern Africa and the United States alive today. And like the fictional worlds Mda has constructed over the years the exhibition resists straight-jacketing. This exhibition affords scholars of Mda’s work a rare insight into his other creative terrain and as such; as a documentation that is, it will go on to present an inter-disciplinary occasion between Mda’s contributions in both literature and the visual arts.   … Read More Bring Washboards & Mirrors Tat’ Zanemvula

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Intraparadox, An Interview with Andrea du Plessis, Interplay Origins

In this interception, I have a conversation with the artist herself following her winning of SASOL New Signatures Art Competition 2021. Our conversation traces her earlier attempts at entering the art competition, the development of her art practice and the evolution of the ideas and techniques that made Paloceae Lupantoza come into being.… Read More Intraparadox, An Interview with Andrea du Plessis, Interplay Origins

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Intraparadox, An Interview with Sello Letswalo, O’ Foreman

In this interception, I have a conversation with Sello Letswalo following his recent pop-up exhibition, O’ Foreman, at Trent Gallery, in Tshwane. The artist asserts that in that exhibition, he was preoccupied with Totems as forms of identity, their connection to our lineage and, to a certain extent, our customs.… Read More Intraparadox, An Interview with Sello Letswalo, O’ Foreman

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

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

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