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‘Artists need to be heroes’

‘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

The fragmented language of collage

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

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

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

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

Performance as a means of play

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

Bring art home

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

A year of performance

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

Where did the hippo go?

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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