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Art activism Bali Gong Laut

Art and activism in ‘paradise’

Literary Landscapes is a monthly column by Indra Wussow, a writer, translator and director of the Sylt Foundation. The scorching sun burns the dusty field in front of the Manik Bumi Foundation in Lovina Beach, a suburb of Singaraja in the north of Bali. This barren corner

Writing performance

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 about art or performance? And is writing about art even necessary?      For someone

Chris Soal

Chris Soal, Orbits Of Relating

“We think we are liberated by individualism, but in reality we’ve given up so much power. People are so caught up in the nuances of their own personal realm that they’ve lost real civic relationships with one another. We’ve lost that collective power.” – Andrea

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

PPC Imaginarium Awards

PPC Imaginarium Sculpture Winner: Chris Soal

Winner: Chris Soal Runner-up: Franli Meintjes      The concept for Chris Soal’s Imposed Structure to the Detriment of the Members was inspired by materiality – of both cement and the object captured by the sculpture. The relationship between rebar and cement is synonymous. Their

The 2018 Cassirer Welz Award winner is announced!

The Bag Factory Artists’ Studios, in partnership with Strauss & Co and Everard Read, are delighted to announce that the winner for the 2018 Cassirer Welz Award is Richard Specs Ndimande. Since its inception this award has seen the winners launch their careers and really

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