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Dec 2017/Jan 2018 Book reviews

The History of Bees | By Maja Lunde | Publisher: Scribner Simon & Schuster | ISBN: 9781471162756 England, 1852. William is a biologist and seed merchant, who sets out to

Encore

Encore: Marlene le Roux

Marlene le Roux is currently Chief Executive Officer for The Artscape Theatre Centre. She has received numerous South African and International Awards in arts education and leadership. Le Roux started

Louvre Abu Dhabi

The Louvre Abu Dhabi

To make their country a top cultural destination that is internationally recognised for art, education and culture, the leaders of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi launched the development of a

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

Candice Berman

Indigo | Passage to Healing

Berman Contemporary recently showcased the collaborative exhibition, Indigo | Passage to Healing, by artists Robyn Denny and Mamela Nyamza. Indigo is the colour of the purest spirit, the purest love.

ArtMyJozi

#ArtMyJozi: Place making through art

The Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA) has for a number of years been passionately engaged in producing Public Art on behalf of the City of Joburg, with the guidance and collaboration

Zikulise enriches community

Zikulise Community Upliftment Project is a nonprofit company dedicated to the upliftment of the unemployed and impoverished community in Empangeni, KwaZulu-Natal. The grant funding approved by the NAC for 2017

Jil Sander

Jil Sander: The Queen of Less

Jil Sander, one of the most influential fashion designers of her generation, may have come from Northern Germany and be at home on the international catwalks of Paris, Milan and

Casta Diva

As 2018 looms…

     As stores and shopping malls fill up with ‘Christmas Cheer’ and all the associated madness, Casta Diva Boutique Hotel offers a hidden sanctuary in the northern parts of

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Marianne Fassler’s latex neoprene coat

Performance artist Manthe Ribane in Marianne Fassler’s latex neoprene coat, inspired by the Ottoman kaftan and Japanese fashion label Comme Des Garçons. Shown as part of Marianne Fassler’s Spring/Summer 2017

SBYA 2018

A social agent of change

Celebrated choreographer and dancer, Musa Hlatshwayo, has toured extensively across Africa, Europe and the Americas, receiving numerous awards and accolades along the way. He has been awarded the Standard Bank

SBYA 2018

A different level of operating

Pianist Thandi Ntuli has been awarded the coveted Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Jazz, joining an illustrious group who represent some of the country’s top jazz musicians. ­  Born in

SBYA 2018

A national treasure

Internationally recognised musician and one of South Africa’s musical phenomenons, Guy Buttery, has been awarded the prestigious Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Music 2018.    It’s a super cool

SBYA 2018

Achieving the unachievable

Weaving together an abstract narrative of personal experiences and histories, Igshaan Adams’ work questions the self and his ‘hybrid identity’. His Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Visual Art 2017

SBYA 2018

The future is too bright!

The 2018 Standard Bank Young Artist for Performance Art, Chuma Sopotela, is a multi-talented performer, having taken to the stage in various guises. It means I can have more confidence

SBYA 2018

’The box lady’

Known for her ‘titillating and seductive theatre’, Jemma Kahn has been recognised for her inimitable contribution to the industry with the 2017 Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Theatre. ­

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