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 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: A Correspondence with Nancy Ndaba on behalf of Abigail Mabeba and Linah Mokoena

In this edition of Intraparadox I speak to Nancy Ndaba against the backdrop of the group exhibition that her group, ‘Free Breed’, hosted at the South African State Theatre from 15 to 19 June 2021 as part of the State Theatre’s Youth Expression Festival 2021. … Read More Intraparadox: A Correspondence with Nancy Ndaba on behalf of Abigail Mabeba and Linah Mokoena

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