Athi Patra Ruga

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

The Sound of Johannesburg

South African artists BLK JKS and Athi-Patra Ruga provide this month’s mixtape for the Italian architecture, art and design magazine Domus (other mixtapes in the past gave us musical snapshots of Buenos Aires, London, Melbourne, Milan, Harlem and Mexico City — all of them highly recommended, by the way). Listen to the mixtape on the

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

Africa, Assume the Position?

I love that African artists are getting exhibition space in European galleries. But being told to “Assume Art Position” by a Milanese gallery?

Monday, July 5th, 2010

‘Pop Culture Politics’

Short video profile of 10 South African artists featured in the exhibition “… For Those Who Live In It: Pop Culture Politics and Strong Voices,” in Eindhoven in the Netherlands (till August 17th). According to the organizers...