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Art in the Time of Africa Absa UJ

Art in the Time of Africa

Art in the Time of Africa: A post-colonial gaze on contemporary African art practice, criticism, publishing, theory and philosophy of art, within a Pan-African context, is a one-day colloquium taking

Performances of memory Onyis Martin

Performances of Memory

Onyis Martin, who won a merit award at the 2016 L’Atelier, will be showing his latest solo show Performances of Memory at the Absa Gallery in Johannesburg from 7 August

Banele Khoza

Banele Khoza: a man to watch

With a recent solo show at Zeitz MOCAA, the 2017 Absa L’Atelier Gerard Sekoto Award under his belt and a fleet of taxis covered in his work (as the result

Absa Art Gallery

Absa Art Gallery

About: Banking is not something you usually associate with art – yet, as you walk into the Absa Towers North building in the Johannesburg CBD, you are struck by the

David Goldblatt

A tribute to David Goldblatt

An exhibition of David Goldblatt’s personal selection of photographers opens in Johannesburg.      David Goldblatt, South Africa’s iconic documentary photographer has devoted his photography career to observe and document

The Sylt Foundation residency

One merit award winner of the Absa L’Atelier, South Africa’s most prestigious art competition, will win a two-month residency at the Sylt Foundation on the Island of Sylt. The prize includes a

L'Atelier

Unpacking social stereotypes

The First Merit Award for this year’s Absa L’Atelier is Ghanian artist Priscilla Kennedy. Priscilla Kennedy (b.1994) is presently studying towards a BA (Fine Arts) at the Kwame Nkrumah University

L'Atelier

‘A sickening symbol of sloth’

South African artist Wilhelmina Nell has been awarded the Second Merit Award at the 2017 Absa L’Atelier.    Wilhelmina Nell (b.1990) obtained a BA (FA) from the University of Pretoria,

L'Atelier

Powerful voices reclaiming their spaces

Photographer Manyatsa Monyamane from South Africa has won the Third Merit Award at the 2017 Absa L’Atelier. Manyatsa Monyamane (b.1989) graduated with a BTech (Photography) from Tshwane University of Technology,

Editor's Note

Women in the Arts

Lore Watterson is the Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of Creative Feel Magazine South African women are celebrated during August and without even trying to publish a ‘women’ issue, Creative Feel did just that;

Rise Up and Make Art

The power of the L’Atelier art competition to open doors for young, emerging artists and provide them with a platform to share their art with the world, is highlighted in

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