‘Making Way: Contemporary Art from South Africa and China’ at the Standard Bank Gallery

   Making Way: Contemporary Art from South Africa and China is curated by Ruth Simbao, Associate Professor of Art History & Visual Culture at Rhodes University.  30 January – 28 March 2013  at the Standard Bank Gallery, JHB This extraordinary exhibition seeks to open up new conversations about cultural diversity, social tolerance and human understanding […]

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When do artists go too far and when do we not go far enough?

  Public dialogue 31.01.2013, 18h00 – 20h00 Goethe-Institut, Johannesburg  Panelists include: Elinor Sisulu (writer and activist), Andries Oliphant (literary scholar), Andre le Roux (Moderator). In a country with South Africa’s challenges, it seems artists and creatives walk a fine line between two opposite poles. On one hand is the pressure to play a constructive role in […]

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An Experiment to Test the Destiny of the World

  Sober & Lonely Institute for Contemporary Art at Ithuba Arts Gallery 100 Juta Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg 7 – 24 February ?2013 Thursday – Sunday, 10am – 6pm SLICA and Ithuba Arts Gallery invite you to join us at the opening on Thursday the 7th of February from 6 – 8pm Key words: Experiment  Destiny  Fitness  World  […]

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Croissants & Sauerkraut: 50 years of Élysée -Treaty | 26 Jan 2013

  Parade and Party 26.01.2013, 17H30 Alliance Française and Goethe-Institut, Johannesburg Admisson: Free On 22 January 1963, French President Charles de Gaulle and Germany’s first Chancellor Konrad Adenauer signed the so-called Élysée Treaty, a contract that set the seal on reconciliation between France and Germany and ended centuries of rivalry between them. With it, the […]

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Doung Anwar Jahangeer: interface2012 at GoetheonMain

  17.01.2013 – 10.02.2013, Opening 17.01.2013, 18H30 GoetheonMain, 245 Main Street, Maboneng Precinct Interface2012 is a long term project which engaged the challenges of urbanisation through creative interventions in Durban. The installation at GoetheOnMain will present this project in 2013 and take it one step further. During the project, five artists equipped with iPhones embarked in […]

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