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Lawrence Lemaoana is one of 13 South African artists selected by curator Daniella Géo for the exhibition “Reconstruções: arte contemporânea da África do Sul” [Reconstructions: Contemporary Art from South Africa] running…..

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'Contemporary South African Photography'

[vodpod id=Video.5895661&w=500&h=411&fv=requestURL%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fwww.vam.ac.uk%2Fchannel%2Fjson%2Fvideo_player.php%3Fid%3D629%2526style%3D0%2526embeded%3Dtrue%26amp%3BurlToShare%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fwww.vam.ac.uk%2Fchannel%2Fpeople%2Fphotography%2Ffigures_and_fictions_sabelo_mlangeni%2F] A short video profile of the Johannesburg photographer, Sabelo Mlangeni, one of 17 South African photographers in “Figures & Fictions: Contemporary South African Photography“, showing from 12 April…..

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Post-Apartheid Art

Art historian John Peffer’s book Art and the End of Apartheid (University of Minnesota Press, 2009) reveals the manner in which Black artists, or as he nuances the category artists…..

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Shameless Self Promotion

My interview with South African photographer David Goldblatt about cultural amnesia. It appeared in my favourite “serious” online journal, “The Johannesburg Salon.” Read it here. —Neelika Jayawardane.

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Football Rivalries

Football fan, writer and broadcaster David Goldblatt goes in search of football rivalries in Accra, Cairo, Milan and Newcastle for the BBC. A fan in Ghana tells Goldblatt, “I started…..

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David Goldblatt @ The Jewish Museum

A major retrospective of David Goldblatt‘s photographs opens next month at the Jewish Museum on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. (Previews are next week). I am especially looking forward…..