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The power of silence in protests

The power of silence in protests

Artlooks & Artlines is a monthly column written by Ismail Mahomed, CEO of the Market Theatre Foundation. In an article in The Guardian on Friday 20 June 2014, theatre writer Jack Klaff wrote about

Public artworks mark a new dawn in Oudtshoorn

Public artworks mark a new dawn in Oudtshoorn

Artlooks & Artlines is a monthly column written by Ismail Mahomed, CEO of the Market Theatre Foundation.   The Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees (KKNK National Arts Festival) debuted in 1994 with the dawn of Nelson

Helen Martins: Eccentric or Sufi-Spiritualist

Helen Martins: Eccentric or Sufi-Spiritualist

Artlooks & Artlines is a monthly column written by Ismail Mahomed, CEO of the Market Theatre Foundation. The Owl House, Helen Martins’ sculpture garden in Nieu Bethesda, is a fascinating place. It exudes

An Oasis of Hope and Creativity in Hillbrow

An Oasis of Hope and Creativity in Hillbrow

Artlooks & Artlines is a monthly column written by Ismail Mahomed, CEO of the Market Theatre Foundation. Hillbrow, a high-rise and densely populated suburb in the inner-city of Johannesburg, is hardly ever likely

A little bit of history

A little bit of history

Artlooks & Artlines is a monthly column written by Ismail Mahomed, CEO of the Market Theatre Foundation. I am often reminded that I have an obsession with historical anniversaries. It’s

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