ACT 1: ÆROLITHE ILLUSION Bridget Baker and Bianca Baldi ABC, a project of Bridget Baker and Bianca Baldi, researches the dual character of the film image that encompasses both actuality and illusion. Through their ‘restagings’, ABC investigates the logic of illusion in cinema. ACT 1: ÆROLITHE ILLUSION is ABC’s first publication, and is an extension of […]
Regions A-G: At the Johannesburg City Library 9 November – 9 December 2013 Opening: Saturday 9 November 2013 from 10:30 – 13:00 Since April 2013, a group of Johannesburg-based artists have been working in the Johannesburg City Library, investigating its extensive resources. These include a newspaper archive from the city’s early years as well […]
The Parking Gallery 2013 will be starting the year on Wed 6 Feb with an evening curated by Bettina Malcomess, presenting the recent project in Holland, “23 Kilograms” at Galerie West in Den Haag. The project develops over the course of February and includes work of Siemon Allen, Francis Burger, Donna Kukama and Zen Marie, alongside that of […]
Mon 10 Dec at 18H00 Goethe-Institut, 119 Jan Smuts Ave, Parkwood More than half of the world’s population lives in cities. Countries of the south in particular are facing fast-paced globalisation, with the highest rates of urbanisation taking place in African cities. Beyond Western models of urban development, African cities are creating their own urban […]
Wed 5th December: Book Launch of 2010 Reasons to Live in a Small Town, with guest speaker Bettina Malcolmess Time: 6h30pm Date: 5 December 2012 Venue: King Kong Building, 1st floor, 6 Verwey Street, New Doornfontein, Johannesburg. The 2010 Reasons project spanned 11 small towns across South Africa, resulted in 15 permanent public artworks, 26 […]
IF YOU WANT COFFEE, YOU CAN HAVE COFFEE, BUT YOU HAVE TO BRING “SOMETHING” IN EXCHANGE: This “something” can take the form of a story/book/photograph/newspaper cut-out/new flavor of coffee/ shoes/hat/ornament/gadget/poster/dvd/mixtape/… (drawings, artworks, doodles are not accepted)
Goethe-Institut presents the Shoe Shop festival As the start of the Goethe-Institut’s New Imaginaries, a series of festivals investigating into public space in Johannesburg by artistic means, Shoe Shop kicks off soon. On 2 May from 16:00, the Shoe Shop Project Space will open its doors for the duration of one month at 6 […]
Not No Place A book project/exhibition by Bettina Malcomess and Dorothee Kreutzfeldt Venue: Goethe on Main (Arts on Main) 245 Main Street, City and Suburban Dates: 24 March – 14 April [fsg_gallery id=”12″] Photographic documentation of the exhibition installation at Goethe on Main.