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'The garden boy’s picture on the wall'

Earlier this year, while I was in Cape Town, I interviewed Emma Bedford, a specialist in painting, watercolours, drawings, prints and sculpture at Strauss and Co., fine art auctioneers based…..

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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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Zwelethu Mthethwa @ The Studio Museum

Via Todd Johnson: Opening on Thursday, July 15, at the Studio Museum in Harlem, some new work by South African photographer, Zwelethu Mthethwa. (For the opening night, Mthethwa will be…..

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Dazed & Confused on 'new South African culture'

The June issue of culture magazine, Dazed & Confused, will have a 32-page section on “new South African youth culture.” Word is they cover Smarteez, house music, artists, filmmakers, etcetera……