Maid in three mediums – conversations on the politics of the domestic worker at Women’s Jail, Constitution Hill Wednesday 22nd Sept

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Author, artist and academic in conversation Novelist and author of  The Madams Zukis wa Wanner, artist Mary Sibande whose excellent exhibition Long Live the Dead Queen showed in July at Gallery Momo in Parktown North, and academic Shireen Ally who wrote Servants to Workers,  comment on each others work tonight at the Women’s Jail at Constitution […]

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South African composer Philip Miller’s concert at Arts on Main – 2 nights only 25 and 26 Sept

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Philip Miller’s Concert at Arts on Main Don’t miss Philip Miller’s concert Playing on Image, on Saturday 25th  or Sunday 26th September at 8pm September at Arts on Main in eastern downtown Joburg.  Well-known for his  collaboration with Kentridge as well as Bell and Hodgins, Miller composes  music which is evocative and haunting. Playing on Image  is a two […]

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CURRENT EXHIBITION BY SAM NHLENGETHWA AT GOODMAN GALLERY

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Sam Nhlenethwa’s Exhibition at Goodman Gallery In Kind of Blue,  Sam Nhlengethwa’s latest solo exhibition of drawings, prints and paintings at the Goodman Gallery, he pays homage to trumpeter and composer Miles Davis and celebrates the recent 50th anniversary of Davis’ groundbreaking album Kind of Blue. WHEN?  Opening at Goodman Gallery  26 August at 18.00 until 29 September 2010 MORE […]

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Collector’s Treasury

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Collector’s Treasury: huge second hand bookstore. With thanks to Adi@fiftytwo.co.za yet again. Collector’s Treasury is one of my FAVOURITE places BUT be warned … take a ball of string with you because like Theseus in the minotaur’s cave, you might get lost in the maze of book-lined passages !! Genre: Book store bizarre What: Paperbacks, […]

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Joburg City Art Tours

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There is increasing public art in all sorts of unexpected places in Jozi. And now we even have long needed art tours. This surely marks our coming of age. See http://www.jhblive.com/kultcha/features/joburg_city_art_tours/46212 for more on these tours. by

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Excellent body of work by Christine Dixie showing at AOP 44 Stanley Ave

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Christine Dixie’s exhibition at Arts on Paper The gentle images of a sleeping child shown in prints on the wall are contrasted with themes of sacrifice, violence, dismemberment  and war in a  tightly conceived and impressive exhibition by Grahamstown artist Christine Dixie, currently showing at AOP [Arts on Paper] 44 Stanley Ave until this Saturday 29th May. The […]

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Art tours for Jozi

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Joburg Art Tours Visi 26 May 2010 writes: When one imagines the art capitals of the world, Johannesburg doesn’t come to mind. This isn’t for lack of talent, but for lack of exposure. Fortunately, this situation is about to change thanks to a new initiative called Afro Centric Joburg City Art Tours.  These cleverly compiled […]

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In Context : a series of exhibitions and interventions engaging with the city of Johannesburg; Opens at Arts On Main

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IN CONTEXT : EXCITING EXHIBITION OF LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS Goodman Gallery Project Space at Arts on Main Opening 23 May 2010, 11h00  Closes 17 July 2010 The Project Space is located at Arts on Main, corner Main Street and Berea Street, downtown Johannesburg.  Please contact the gallery on 011 788 1113 or visit www.goodman-gallery.com […]

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