Wednesday 29 May, Grammars of Desire. Part 3 @the Parking Gallery

   “There is only one kind of production, the production of the real” Deleuze & Guattari – Anti Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia This weeks’ the installation will shift towards looking at the city in a state of becoming-spectacle or becoming-fantasy-park. There will also be a presentation by Slavoj Žižek on desire, fantasy and reality. Please note […]

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Words Up! Spoken Word

  Stories are created by being told. In telling narratives, stories are invented, passed on, changed and adapted. They wander through the world, are passed between persons and easily transcend man-made boundaries. In doing so, the story’s form changes, the narrative gains some details and loses others, while the focus and theme shift. Stories contribute […]

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POV Female

POV Female is a book project that aims to promote the work of five young female photographers based in five different cities worldwide. It gives exposure to previously unpublished, self-initiated projects in limited-edition monographs of 100.   POV Female has featured photographers based in London (2011) and Tokyo (2012), and is now coming to Johannesburg […]

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Wednesday 22 May, Grammars of Desire. Part 2: Launch @the Parking Gallery

    “Production is immediately consumption – everything is production: production of productions of actions and of passions, productions of recording processes, of distributions of coordinates that serve as points of reference, productions of consumptions, of sensual pleasures, of anxieties and of pain.” Deleuze and Guattari – Anti Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia Following on from […]

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Sue Williamson: All our Mothers

Sue Williamson’s series of portraits of women in the struggle, A Few South Africans (1983-1987), became icons of the struggle era. Postcards of these brave and powerful women were pinned up in homes everywhere. Thirty years later, the artist has been revisiting these women: those who still live in South Africa, and others who lived in exile […]

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“Grammars of desire” by Naadira Patel, a month-long exhibition, from 15 May – 5 June @the Parking Gallery

    Grammars of desire 15 May – 5 June This installation is comprised of moments from different amusement parks: Gold Reef City, South Africa; Magic Land, Dakar; Ferrari World, Abu Dhabi; Dubai Mall, Dubai; Rand Easter Show, South Africa; Universal Studios, Singapore. Roller coasters: speed, thrill and desire, the underwhelming sense of the spectacular […]

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