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Woman's Day 2015: Hannelie Coetzee at The Awesome Women's ExhibitionKuns 2015-08-03
Why did Hannelie Coetzee burn a 5 ha artwork into the grassland?
Interview and programme: Schreiner Festival 2015, CradockEnglish 2015-07-23
"It is small and intimate and a fabulous way to meet and mingle with famous writers from all over the world!"
South African Book Fair 2015: Interview with Batya BrickerEnglish 2015-07-22
"Book fairs are all about discussion and dialogue, and books are a mirror to society and its issues, so it makes sense that sometimes uncomfortable issues emerge. It is ideal if these can be the impetus for addressing the issues in a meaningful and constructive way."
The SA Book Fair revisits Mandela’s LegacyFeeste 2015-07-15
Together with the Nelson Mandela Foundation, we at the South African Book Fair 2015 are proud to present “Revisiting Mandela’s Legacy”.
Vrystaat Kunstefees | Arts Festival | Tsa-BotjhabaFeeste 2015-07-14
"As one pages through this year’s theatre and live performance programme options, what emerges is a diverse selection of debut works that point towards Peach’s more contemporary alternative, yet still accessible, vision for the festival's future."
Decolon i sing Wits - an act of epistemic disobedienceEnglish 2015-07-10
"It is hard to decolonise because it is quite difficult to understand what 'colonised' means, especially when you're colonised. For this reason I prefer to think of what happened in this country in terms of kidnapping."
Interview about Cape Rebels at the National Arts FestivalLifestyle and entertainment 2015-06-25
An e-interview between Paul Murray and Tony Jackman about Cape of Rebels, a play which tackles freedom of the press in two different eras of upheaval in South Africa, and to be staged at the National Arts Festival.
Denis Beckett's discussion of eight travel books at the JM Coetzee | Athol Fugard Festival 2015English 2015-06-24
"Darryl says I need only comment on why the winner wins. But when I’ve won competitions I haven’t cared why I won. It’s when I didn’t that I wanted to know what the judge thought of my entry. So my penance for taking on this job is I give everyone a comment."
Majozi: "I don't want to be the same as everyone else"English 2015-06-04
"I want to be different, and that's always in the back of my mind, and I think a big part of being different or standing out from everyone else is just being yourself. I'm not sure if I get it right all the time, but I try."
Interview: Darrell Roodt on TreurgrondFilm 2015-05-26
Treurgrond is definitely a hot potato. Casting Steve might, as you suggested, give the (false) impression that this is right-wing propaganda. It is not.
The Franschhoek Literary Festival 2015 and the elephant in the roomEnglish 2015-05-22
"And for all that the Franschhoek Literary Festival is irredeemably disengaged from the lived reality of much of South Africa ..."
Booktown Richmond: The Third Annual JM Coetzee | Athol Fugard FestivalBooks and writers 2015-05-20
Here is the programme to this year's festival, which takes place from the 28th to the 30th of May 2015.
Jimmy Nevis: "The message is what is most important"2015-04-28
"In the end I did what came naturally to me and that was honesty. I just wrote about what I was feeling and did what I felt I wanted to do ..."