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2019 Praemium Imperiale Awards Japan Art Association

2019 Praemium Imperiale Award winners announced

In recognition of their achievements, for the impact they have had internationally on the arts, and for their role in enriching the global community, the Japan Art Association has announced William Kentridge (Painting), Mona Hatoum (Sculpture), Tod Williams & Billie Tsien (Architecture), Anne-Sophie Mutter (Music)

SA Contemporary Jewellery Awards Exhibition 2019

SA Contemporary Jewellery Awards Exhibition 2019

The University of Johannesburg Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture (FADA) Gallery, Creative Feel and the Contemporary Jewellery Forum congratulate Marlene de Beer, the winner of the annual 2019 SA Contemporary Jewellery Awards. Marlene de Beer is a jewellery lecturer at the Durban University of
Bauhaus Germany art

100 years of Bauhaus

In 1919, architect Walter Gropius opened a small school in Weimar, Germany, that soon became a breeding ground for a new aesthetic movement – the first school of modern architecture and design. This year, Germany is marking 100 years since the founding of the Bauhaus

#CoverJoburgCreatively competition finalists

What’s your Joburg?

The competition for our cover was a huge success, and we were spoilt for choice with many Joburg-inspired images to choose from. While we could only choose one work for our cover, we have picked four others that were very close contenders. Brenton Maart &

Jake Michael Singer There is Humming in the Air

There is Humming in the Air

There is Humming in the Air, Jake Michael Singer, 2018. Stainless Steel 316L. Edition: 1. Photo courtesy Kalashnikovv Gallery.      Jake Michael Singer is an artist fascinated by spatial arrangements. Architecture therefore plays a predominant role in his work, capturing the way people interact

PPC Imaginarium

Entries for the 2019 PPC Imaginarium Awards are open!

Entries for the 2019 PPC Imaginarium Awards in South Africa and Zimbabwe are now open! The prestigious competitions invite creatives to test their skills and produce innovative works using Portland cement-based concrete. Entrants stand to win their share of publicity, mentorship opportunities and over half-a-million-rand

PPC Imaginarium Awards

A penetrating work on urban soccer wins overall prize

At a gala event held at the University of Johannesburg Art Gallery on the evening of 4 April 2018, upcoming young artist Chris Soal was announced as the overall winner of the PPC Imaginarium Awards 2018. The 24-year-old sculptor, a fine arts graduate from the

Editor's Note

A homage to Berlin

Lore Watterson is the Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of Creative Feel Magazine ‘Berlin, the greatest cultural extravaganza that one could imagine.’ This quote could have summed up the recent Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Weekend, whose eighth cycle was held in Berlin during February, but it was actually

Rolex

Celebrating mentorship

Following a year of collaboration, the eighth cycle of the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative culminated in an inspiring showcase of exceptional art at the Arts Weekend held in Berlin in February. This remarkable promotion of artistic creativity seeks to nurture the talent of

Harmonia: Sacred Geometry, the pattern of existence

Gordon Froud, artist, senior lecturer in Sculpture at The University of Johannesburg (UJ) and curator, has been working on an exhibition that investigates various aspects of sacred geometry in the world around us. His large cone virus sculptures (pointed polyhedra) on rooftops, in parks and

PPC Imaginarium

Meet the Formidable Judges of the 2018 PPC Imaginarium Awards

Ever since its inception, the PPC Imaginarium Awards has showcased some of South Africa’s top rising talent in art and design. Each year, the judging of the competition falls to a panel of formidable experts, including critics, artists, designers, curators and researchers.      This

UJ

UJ puts its money where its mouth is

UJ Arts & Culture, a division of the University of Johannesburg’s (UJ) Faculty of Arts, Design & Architecture (FADA), produces and presents world-class student and professional arts programmes aligned to the university’s vision. A vision that sees the university as an international university of choice,

China opens stunning new library

Dutch architecture firm MVRDV along with the Tianjin Urban Planning and Design Institute (TUPDI), have designed China’s massive new library in Tianjin as part of the city’s Binhai Cultural Center and part of a larger urban plan to provide a cultural district for the city. Covering an

Performa 17

PERFORMA 17

Two major South African artists who have taken part in the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative are participating in Performa 17 in New York during November 2017. Founded in 2004 by art historian and curator RoseLee Goldberg, Performa is the leading organisation dedicated to

2018 PPC Imaginarium entries have opened!

The PPC Imaginarium Awards has just announced the opening of its Call for Entry. Have you got what it takes? Make sure you don’t miss out on this opportunity to launch your career as an artist or designer. The Call for Entry for the fourth

PPC Imaginarium Awards 2017

Call to Entry for 2017 PPC Imaginarium Awards

A Call to Entry for South Africa’s Biggest Art & Design Prize, the PPC Imaginarium Awards Following the resounding success of the PPC Imaginarium Awards 2015/16 – where a total of 47 regional Finalists were selected to exhibit compared to the previous year’s tally of

Norman Catherine statue inside CIRCA art gallery

The architectural freedom of CIRCA

The Everard Read Gallery, built up by Read’s father, is a long established Johannesburg institution, known and loved by generations of local art fans. When Mark Read acquired a small property across the road from the gallery, he spent several years wondering what to do

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