CITY PRESS REVIEW: Kiluanji Kia ­Henda narrates our post-colonial wet dreams

2017-10-08 00:00

By using dehistorised images that don’t dismantle the status quo, Angolan-born multidisciplinary artist Kiluanji Kia ­Henda’s new solo exhibition falls into the very same colonial narratives he seeks to challenge, writes Motlatsi Khosi.

CITY PRESS: Our picks of the FNB Joburg Art Fair

2017-09-03 00:00

Back for its tenth edition, the FNB JoburgArtFair will feature more than 60 exhibitions from 11 countries across Africa, Europe and the US. Rhodé Marshall looks at five artists not to be missed.

Remember turning 21?

2017-07-02 06:01

Started in Germany, Mats Staub’s 21 – Memories of Growing Up has travelled through Serbia, England, Holland and Switzerland.

City Press chats to artist Shlohmonde

2017-02-05 06:01

Hip-hop and politics collide in the graphic work of illustrator Nomonde Mtetwa. Going behind her many faces is Garreth van Niekerk.

City Press' year in art

2016-12-18 06:01

2016 was an exciting year for local South African art and artists. City Press reviews some of its highlights.

City Press reviews Seussical The Musical Jr

2016-11-20 06:00

Seussical The Musical Jr offers some vital messages using music and comedy.

City Press speaks to South Africa-born photojournalist Gideon Mendel

2016-10-30 12:50

Images documenting flood zones around the world take centre stage at LagosPhoto 2016. Garreth van Niekerk speaks to the man behind the lens.

City Press chats to artist Justine Mahoney

2016-10-23 06:42

Halloween is just around the corner and at Southern Guild’s latest exhibition of sculptures and collages by Justine Mahoney, some of our home-grown scary stories have been mashed up with pop icons to create a uniquely South African nightmare.

Garreth van Niekerk speaks to African artist Naomi Doras

2016-10-02 14:00

Afrofuturism is getting a face-lift. Garreth van Niekerk speaks to one of its brightest young speculators: Naomi Doras.

5 cool talks to catch at TEDxJohannesburg Salon

2016-09-06 07:22

Here’s everything you need to know about this amazing visual arts event including ticket information and who not to miss on the TEDx stage.


And the men fell from the sky...

2017-09-03 08:56

One of the more extraordinary things I witnessed in Joburg’s contemporary art scene happened in Gwigwi Mrwebi Street in Newtown in 2011.

Ouboet En Wors: Afrikaans comedy combination

2017-09-01 09:27

What do you get when you take the actors and characters from Orkney Snork Nie, Vetkoekpaleis and Molly En Wors?

The Essop brothers talk about art in a time of terrorism

2017-06-25 19:00

The Muslim community is at a crossroads and Garreth van Niekerk speaks to the Essop brothers about art in a time of terrorism.

This local visual artist is taking over London

2017-01-19 19:01

Cape Town born artist Lady Skollie's first solo show in the UK is opening soon, here's everything you need to know about her and her exhibit.

7 theatre productions to check out next year

2016-12-18 06:01

In 2017 there are at least lots of reasons to ditch the TV, and get out to the theatre.

Cape Town City Ballet not asked to leave UCT by protestors

2016-11-11 13:14

In a statement to The Juice, UCT’s Pat Lucas said "there is no factual basis for any allegation that the University of Cape Town will no longer support ballet as an art form".

Local theatre version of Annie sets the stage alight

2016-10-30 08:00

Everything you need to know about the local stage production of this timeless musical.

City Press speaks to Kudzanai Chiurai about Men of Livingstone

2016-10-09 10:00

Charl Blignaut gets a sneak peek ahead of the debut of the work at the 2016 LagosPhoto Festival later this month.

3 productions to see at the Cape Town Fringe Festival

2016-10-02 06:00

There’s still a week left of the Cape Town Fringe Festival, here are some acts that you can still catch.

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