performance art, reviews and ramblings

Kezia Gerber – Perspectives of perception a live art performance on Hoffman square

This is perhaps the most exciting blog I’ve yet had to write! My BFF and co-director, Kezia Gerber is doing a live art performance, called Perspectives of perception, during this year’s Vrystaat Arts Festival. Her performance, which is part of the PAP projects happening on Hoffman Square, takes place over two days – Monday 17… Continue reading Kezia Gerber – Perspectives of perception a live art performance on Hoffman square

live music, performance art, Vrynge, Vrystaat Kunstefees

Mira – audio-visual performance during #vrynge2017

A performance that I am extremely excited about is the solo piano, audio-visual extravaganza performed by my good friend, Mari-Louise du Plessis, aka Mira. Mira, from the Greek ‘shines like no other’, not only alludes to Mari-Louise’s given name – the name also references a red giant star (also known as Omicron Ceti), some 400… Continue reading Mira – audio-visual performance during #vrynge2017

Current Imaginings, performance art, Public Art Project, reviews and ramblings, Vrystaat Kunstefees

Countdown to the Vrystaat Arts Festival has begun…!

July has arrived and that means that the Vrystaat Kunstefees is right around the corner! Not only are we working on some very thrilling projects this year, there are also some exciting new developments as part of the festival that I’m looking forward to, as well as some intriguing and refreshing productions I cannot wait… Continue reading Countdown to the Vrystaat Arts Festival has begun…!

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Remnants: Paul Emmanuel

The poignant and tragic exhibition, Remnants, by Johannesburg-based artist Paul Emmanuel is currently on exhibition at Oliewenhuis Art Museum. Read my review below:   Die naam van ’n gestorwe Duitse soldaat neffens dié van ’n Fransman en tussenin ook Johannes en Kodisang. Almal name van Geallieerdes afgedruk op die kunstenaar Paul Emmanuel se vel. Ingeprent,… Continue reading Remnants: Paul Emmanuel

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Jodi Bieber: Between Darkness and Light

Acclaimed South African photographer, Jodi Bieber's striking and thought-provoking mid-career retrospective Between darkness and Light is currently on show at Oliewenhuis Art Museum.  You can read my Volksblad review: Jodi Bieber is een van Suid-Afrika se mees bekroonde fotograwe – sy het onder meer in 2010 die 54ste Wêreldpersfoto van die Jaar-toekenning ontvang. In haar… Continue reading Jodi Bieber: Between Darkness and Light

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A review and interview with Masters student – Mandi-Anne Bezuidenhout

Well done Mandi Bezuidenhout on a considered and thought-provoking master’s exhibition! We are proud of you! My review of Mandi's exhibition appeared in today's Volksblad:   While preparing for this exhibition, I did a quick interview with Mandi asking her some questions regarding her experiences working towards her degree: I asked Mandi if there is… Continue reading A review and interview with Masters student – Mandi-Anne Bezuidenhout

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The Art Source Professional Practice seminar in Jozi

This past weekend I was very fortunate to attend the Art Source South Africa Professional Practice & the Business of the Visual Arts Seminar hosted by Lizamore and Associates in Johannesburg.   This was my first visit to Teresa Lizamore’s gallery situated in Parkwood, Johannesburg, and what a treat! The space is open and inviting;… Continue reading The Art Source Professional Practice seminar in Jozi