Art columns, interviews and notices
Kuns, kos en iets vir die kinders by 2012 se Clover Aardklop Nasionale Kunstefees2012-07-26 Met vanjaar se Clover Aardklop Nasionale Kunstefees se visuele kuns-program tree fotografie sterk na vore.
Oor die jong Afrikaner en die kruppel driepoothond – Roelof van Wyk gesels oor sy kunsuitstalling in Kaapstad2012-07-24 Die projek is ‘n persoonlike refleksie oor my Afrikanerskap, ‘n ondersoek na wat dit beteken om in hierdie tyd en plek as wit Afrikane, deur die lens van Afrikanerwees, die goed en die sleg daarby ingebou, my plek hier en nou, te bekyk.
SA Illustrators: Retha Ferguson2012-07-18 "I'd like to work with Nataniël on an illustrated book which explores the dreams, subconscious and repressed desires of Emsie Schoeman."
SA-illustreerders: Aletta Dorfling2012-07-11 Aletta Dorfling oor haar illustrasies: "My werk neig dikwels tot die makabere ..." Stem jy saam?
Gazing into Deep Skies: Lyndi Sales discusses her new show with Kristine Kronjé2012-07-06 Lyndi Sales’s latest solo exhibition, Deep Sky Survey, recently opened at WHATIFTHEWORLD in Cape Town. The exhibition comprises installation and two-dimensional laser-cut forms exploring ontological questions around subjectivity and our understanding of ourselves within the universe at large.
Afternoon of a Foehn is baanbrekerswerk2012-07-05 "Die sogenaamde Seasons France sorg vanjaar vir groot opwinding by die Nasionale Kunstefees in Grahamstad."
SA Illustrators: Adrie le Roux2012-07-04 "There is something unsettling about collage. By its very nature it’s a disruptive art form, removing an image from one context to be used in another."
National Arts Festival: A candlelit house of horrors – Exhibit A2012-07-04 "Brett Bailey’s Exhibit A, one of the most talked about productions at the 2012 National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, explores the theme of the objectification of black bodies through the lens of the violent history of European colonial expansion on the African continent."
National Arts Festival: Afternoon of a Foehn2012-07-02 Afternoon of a Foehn, a performance art piece organised as part of the 2012 France-South African season, has been the surprise hit of this year’s National Arts Festival.
Diek diek inni donker bos ... (erkenning aan die Babalela)2012-06-29 "’n Konsertkat, groter as die werklikheid. En soos dit maar in die teater gaan, is alles nie altyd wat dit voorgee om te wees nie."
Absa KKNK verwelkom voorstelle vir 20132012-06-27 Die aansoekproses vir die Absa KKNK 2013 is oop en die Absa KKNK nooi alle produksiehuise, kunstenaars en ander kunste-praktisyns om produksie-voorstelle in te dien vir die 19de Absa KKNK, wat van 29 Maart tot 6 April 2013 op Oudtshoorn aangebied word.
SA Illustrators: Séan Verster2012-06-19 “From then on I drew everything I saw, and still do. I was lucky to have a father who worked for a paper factory, so I always had top-quality supplies, and needless to say, I filled everything with drawings.” Séan Verster, full-time illustrator, shares his passion for caricatures and comics with Bibi Slippers.
Anton Karstel: Youth Day opening at SMAC Cape Town2012-06-19 Anton Karstel's latest exhibition Youth Day will be opened at SMAC Cape Town later this month.
Dark Energy: Images from the Hubble Telescope @ CIRCA2012-06-18 Dark Energy: Images from the Hubble Telescope, opening 28 June 2012 at the Circa Gallery offers a glimpse into the mystery and wonder that surrounds our universe through one of the most important observatories in history – the Hubble Space Telescope.
SA Illustrators: Louis Minnaar2012-06-15 Bibi Slippers talks to Louis Minnaar about his art and SF influences.
SA Illustrators: Maaike Bakker2012-06-15 Bibi Slippers in conversation with illustration lecturer and illustrator Maaike Bakker.
SeeingEye examines the bond between painting and photography2012-06-14 SeeingEye is an upcoming group exhibition at the BRUNDYN+GONSALVE gallery from 27 June – 14 August. Leigh-Anne Niehaus, the show's curator, talks to Steyn du Toit about the stylistic and conceptual bond between painting and photography.
Recounting The River: Louis Minnaar and Maaike Bakker talk about collaboration, illustration and sloths2012-06-14
Illustrators Louis Minnaar and Maaike Bakker collaborated with storyteller Jaco van der Merwe to create a walk-in storybook in Cape Town’s Salon 91 art gallery. The exhibition, entitled The River, featured illustrations by Maaike and Louis, as well as the text for the story written by Jaco. The artists spoke to Bibi Slippers about creating the work for this show.