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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OTT Paralax180522

Unless a stranger steps on our corns and behaves as if they know us from Phelindaba, we tend to be lenient when a relationship between ourselves and those who have access to our personal data is mutually beneficial. No matter how critical we may be about it, DStv has forged a deeper relationships with us. For now we will stay tuned. Perhaps after three months or so we may sing a different tune. Or the DStv Streama decoder would have arrived by then, kiosking all the streaming apps within one device. Is The War of The Streaming Apps on the horizon or we, those of us who are interested in the evolution of the telly, awakening to a raging war?… Read More OTT Paralax180522

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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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