Art history is precisely a deal with the particular – just like economic history or political history (come to think of it: is there a math history, there must be); art history is a zooming in on a particular aspect of our society as a phenomenon – art.… Read More Diary Entry: Mxolisi Visimuzi Beauchamp
To whom does South Africa belong? to whom does Pretoria belong to? Fall of the Tomb reaffirms that it is only through a discursive contest of grounds that our flawed past can be grappled with mercilessly, looking at things as they were and are right now rather than wishing for a utopian version of our lives to meet us at our doorstep when we rise each morning.
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The artist has hinted on one fact concerning the use of public transport with regard to the train
‘That the commuters lose their identity once they are inside the train coach especially those traveling third class. They are subjected to pick pocketing and clothes ruffling as if insignificant, meanwhile they are the power tools, the lifeline of the City’
‘That the commuters lose their identity once they inside the train coach especially those traveling third class. They are subjected to pick pocketing and clothes ruffling as if insignificant’
… Read More Tshepo Mosopa’s Seemo Sa Boraro (Third Class)
Tshepo Mosopa is a contemporary artist based in Tshwane-Pretoria whose work has been shown in exhibitions such as The New Signatures Art Competition 2007, The Rehearsal Exhibition 2008 and For Sale Project Exhibition 2008. He is currently part of the final selection exhibition for the ABSA L’Atelier Art Award 2009. Mosopa is a member of the Creative Industries Consortium Tshwane and at the time of writing he is attending training in printmaking at the Artists Proof Studio in Newtown Johannesburg.… Read More 5 Minutes with an Artist: Tshepo Mosopa