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The art of staying still

Creativity @ Work is a monthly column written by Dave Mann, an editor and award-winning arts journalist. Jake Singer is always busy with something. When the Johannesburg-based sculptor and multimedia artist’s not

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Sue Pam-Grant is present

The Art of Performance is a monthly column written by Dave Mann, an editor and award-winning arts journalist. On a busy Saturday morning, theatre-maker, writer, and visual artist Sue Pam-Grant is inside her

‘Artists need to be heroes’

The Art of Performance is a monthly column written by Dave Mann, an editor and award-winning arts journalist. Towards the close of 2018, a commonly accepted time for reflection, I spent

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Live-stream performance: Art and tech

The Art of Performance is a monthly column written by Dave Mann, an editor and award-winning arts journalist. Earlier this year, I enjoyed the strange experience of watching a live theatrical

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The fragmented language of collage

The Art of Performance is a monthly column written by Dave Mann, an editor and award-winning arts journalist. The collage forms an important, but often overlooked role in the realms of

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The activity of sound: Art and music

The Art of Performance is a monthly column written by Dave Mann, an editor and award-winning arts journalist. When it comes to pieces of performance or visual art such as dance

Documenting the past and present

Documenting the past and present

The Art of Performance is a monthly column written by Dave Mann, an editor and award-winning arts journalist. From the outset, the Goodman Gallery’s On Common Ground seemed like an exhibition

Some return to form

The Art of Performance is a monthly column written by Dave Mann, an editor and award-winning arts journalist. It’s that time of year again when a rather large amount of attention

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Writing performance

The Art of Performance is a monthly column written by Dave Mann, an editor and award-winning arts journalist. In an age of online-first, visually-driven content, what is the value of writing

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Performance as a means of play

The Art of Performance is a monthly column written by Dave Mann, an editor and award-winning arts journalist. ‘The longing had always been a place to call my own. Now my

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The fashion retailers are at it again

The Art of Performance is a monthly column written by Dave Mann, an editor and award-winning arts journalist. In case you missed the headlines or the social media activity, Swedish multinational

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Bring art home

The Art of Performance is a monthly column written by Dave Mann, an editor and award-winning arts journalist. Why do we keep art in our homes? What does it mean to

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A year of performance

The Art of Performance is a monthly column written by Dave Mann, an editor and award-winning arts journalist. Taking the time to sit down and put your entire year into perspective

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Where did the hippo go?

The Art of Performance is a monthly column written by Dave Mann, an editor and award-winning arts journalist. As far as major South African cities go, Durban is easily one of

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Performance and creativity in the city

The Art of Performance is a monthly column written by Dave Mann, an editor and award-winning arts journalist. Cities are inspiring spaces and they are complex spaces. Often, they can be

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Performance on demand

The Art of Performance is a monthly column written by Dave Mann, an editor and award-winning arts journalist. How much do we demand of performers? This is a question I’ve often

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Stages are stories

The Art of Performance is a monthly column written by Dave Mann, an editor and award-winning arts journalist. It’s funny how such great and important parts of your life can sneak

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