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Nadia Encore

Encore: Nadia Virasamy

Nadia Virasamy is the CEO/Director of Education at Moving Into Dance (MID). She has co-authored three arts and culture textbooks for Cambridge University Press. In 2015, Virasamy was named among the five finalists in the Standard Bank Rising Star Awards, she was in the top

Vaal University of Technology VUT

A holistic foundation for a successful career in the arts

The Vaal University of Technology (VUT) offers Fine Art courses at different levels that emphasise the mission of the university by ensuring that graduates have the academic and technical skills to negotiate the art world effectively and achieve excellence. The Fine Art courses offered by

politics dance collaboration

Collaborating beyond politics

Business & Arts is a monthly column by Michelle Constant, CEO of Business and Arts South Africa (BASA). The recent launch of dance journalist Adrienne Sichel’s book on contemporary dance Body Politics: Fingerprinting South African Contemporary Dance (Porcupine Press) at the Market Theatre filled me with complex

Si Andrea Bocelli

Sì: A celebration of love, family, faith and hope

Andrea Bocelli, the biggest-selling solo classical artist today, returns after 14 years with an album of all-new material entitled Sì. At the centre of the new record is a spine-tingling duet between father-and-son, as 20-year-old Matteo Bocelli steps into the limelight to duet with Andrea

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 visual art. It’s provided a longstanding metaphor for the advents of mass-production and consumption, as

KANTEKA MTN Foundation

KANTEKA: An exhibition of low-fired ceramics and beadwork

KANTEKA observes the MTN Art Collection and selects items specific to Africa’s indigenous artistic practices – particularly low pit-fired ceramics and the tradition of beadwork. KANTEKA is the first exhibition curated by MTN’s Art Collection Graduate, Katlego Lefine. He has taken the approach of exhibiting

Casta Diva

Simply just… be

Nestled on the northern slopes of the Magaliesberg mountain range, this stunningly beautiful hotel is hidden away from the ‘hustle and bustle’ of Gauteng. Here, people come together to have fun and relax… With 30 luxurious rooms, beautiful gardens, on-site entertainment and access to hiking

Tamara James Candice Berman

The Care of the Self

Tamara James confides at the outset that she comes from a family with a long history of mental illness. In stating this fact, she does not seek to reconcile herself to a fallibility, but to find her own point of flight. It is as an

NMB Nelson Mandela Bay Fashion Week

MBDA powers NMB Fashion Week to success

The Mandela Bay Development Agency (MBDA) is an entity of the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality with a specific mandate centred on urban renewal. The Agency, now in its 14th year, was established to halt the economic regression and eventual decay state of the central business

Vuyani Dance Eldos

Cry the Beloved Eldos

In the wake of service delivery protests in coloured dominated communities where residents are calling on the government for better services and for a speedy drug intervention programme, Roseline Wilkens’ choreographic work couldn’t come at a more pertinent time. Cry the Beloved Eldos explores the

Nicholas Hlobo Isango Absa

Isango: A new multidisciplinary exhibition by Nicholas Hlobo

Nicholas Hlobo’s latest solo show, Isango, is an exhibition of sculpture, painting and installation. Currently showing until 26 January 2019 at STEVENSON in Johannesburg, this is his seventh exhibition with the gallery, and his second in the Johannesburg space, following Tyaphaka and other works in

Moving into Dance MID

Making a difference through dance

2018 marks 40 years since Moving into Dance (MID) was founded in Sylvia ‘Magogo’ Glasser’s garage as a way to provide dance training to youth in underprivileged communities and equip them with the skills to overcome their socio-economic circumstances. Today, MID is a trailblazing, nationally

Brett Murray #welove

Brett Murray’s gorilla

Brett Murray, The Visionary: Portrait/Self-Portrait, 2015. Bronze, 60 x 63 x 45 cm. Courtesy of Everard Read and Circa Galleries. Exhibited as part of his 2017 show Again Again, The Visionary: Portrait/Self-Portrait, the black bronze depicts a figure mimicking Murray’s own short, round form resting

Creative Feel Bombay Sapphire Gin alcohol Cinema Nouveau

Join Creative Feel, Bombay Sapphire and Cinema Nouveau

Bombay Sapphire® is the world’s number one premium gin by volume and value. Bombay Sapphire is created with a unique combination of ten sustainably sourced botanicals from around the globe. The brand’s signature distillation process, known as vapour infusion, is showcased at the BREEAM award-winning

Investing in art online aspire art auctions

Investing in art online

Every month, the MD of Aspire Art Auctions, Ruarc Peffers, contributes a column on the business of collecting and investing in art. Aspire Art Auctions has consistently led the market in terms of technological innovation. One of the key areas in which the auction house has opened up

The power of art editor's note

The power of art

Lore Watterson is the Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of Creative Feel Magazine In this issue of Creative Feel, we celebrate a special uniqueness of Joburg and the many different developments that are revitalising the inner city. These developments are at different locations throughout the inner city, but they

Joburg Ballet Satellite School

Joburg Ballet’s Satellite School auditions take place this month!

Do you know a child who loves to dance? Joburg Ballet believes in nurturing new talent in Johannesburg, regardless of background or location, and the company’s development programme includes three Satellite Schools in Soweto, Alexandra and Braamfontein. Students for the programme are identified through annual

Johannesburg Then and Now

Johannesburg: Then & Now

Johannesburg Then and Now By Marc Latilla and Yeshiel Panchia | Publisher: Struik Travel & Heritage | ISBN: 9781775846178 In less than a century, the jumble of shabby tents and lean-tos that constituted Johannesburg’s first settlement has grown into a modern metropolis of towering office

Herman Charles Bosman Joburg Johannesburg Jozi

​​Herman Charles Bosman: Joburg man

Journalist Lucille Davie reveals the deep connection that famous author Herman Charles Bosman had for the spaces and places of Johannesburg. The article was first published on the City of Joburg’s website at www.joburg.org.za Herman Charles Bosman watched as they demolished the old Magistrate’s Courts

A Letter To My 22-Year-Old Self Absa

A Letter To My 22-Year-Old Self

Through an eye-opening new exhibition at the Absa Gallery from 11 November 2018 to 25 January 2019, Banele Khoza shines the light on the difficulties experienced by young creatives trying to obtain an education and start their careers. One of the most promising artists to

Strauss and Co Alastair Meredith

Mastering an art auction with Strauss & Co

During the FNB JoburgArtFair 2018, Strauss & Co Senior Art Specialist Dr Alastair Meredith gave an enlightening talk at the Strauss & Co Art Hub at Keyes Art Mile on ‘How an Auction Works’. As we all know, art is not just about aesthetics and

Joburg Theatre Pantomime Snow White

31 years of Janice Honeyman’s unique brand of Panto

In 1987, at the Alexander Theatre in Braamfontein, writer/director Janice Honeyman created her first pantomime, based on the classic fairy tale, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Now, 31 years later, Joburg Theatre and Bernard Jay present Janice Honeyman’s Snow White, The Fairest Panto in

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