A little known memorial in Soweto

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The ‘house with the sewing machine’: Lilian Ngoyi’s house in Soweto Kim Miller, assistant professor of women’s studies and art history at Wheaton College in the States, is currently researching visual representations of women political activists in South Africa both during and after the struggle against apartheid.  When in Johannesburg on her research trips, Kim […]

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Gold of Africa Museum at Anglo Gold Ashanti ,Newtown

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Went to opening of Jeanette Unite’s exhibition ‘Head Gear’ last night at Gold of Africa Museum. Large scale works depict fragments of mining head gear in a powerful bold drawing style. Anglo Gold Ashanti’s extraordinary ‘new’ building – the old Turbine Hall in Newtown, provides the  perfect setting.  More on Anglo Gold’s fine and sensitive  adaptation and renovation […]

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New public sculpture for Jozi

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 The Fire Walker by Kentridge and Marx   Johannesburg is to have its own William Kentridge, a collaborative work with Gerhard Marx.  Part of the public arts programme, it will stand at the south end of Queen Elizabeth bridge. The sculpture has been funded by the Johannesburg Development Agency and the Goodman Gallery. Standing 12m […]

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