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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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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Intraparadox, An Interview with Navel Seakamela, Inner-Space Revisited

In this interception I have a conversation with Navel Seakamela about his exhibition at Nel Gallery, Cape Town, which was part of the August House // Cape Town Collab – A Cultural Exchange during July and August this year. This event comes to a close on Saturday 28 August. 2021.… Read More Intraparadox, An Interview with Navel Seakamela, Inner-Space Revisited

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