Artist feature: Aurora Robson

Aurora Robson is a multi-media artist known predominantly for her meditative work intercepting the plastic waste stream. Her practice is about shifting negative trajectories. Her work formally references recurring nightmares that she had as a child which she hybridizes with … Continued

Magda van der Vloed Brings Together Art and Social Connection

Magda van der Vloed is an artists who shows that art is about creativity, social connection and passion without limiting yourself. These three things are closely connected and is shown throughout her artwork and actions.     Summarizing Magda van … Continued

Learning from History: César Manrique’s Artistic Ventures

When looking at César Manrique’s life, it clear to see his love of art in more than one form. César Manrique (April 1919 – September 1992) lived a full life, attempting and succeeding at many large projects that still affect people today. … Continued

Artwork of the week: Mobility by Emma Willemse

Mobility Emma Willemse Installation view at Hoofstraat Conceptual, Riebeek Kasteel. Eucalyptus bark, wooden shelf, mutton cloth Part of the Eucalyptus dislocation series of Site specific installations in an ongoing investigation of the meanings generated by the Eucalyptus tree in South … Continued

Artwork of the week: Inopportune – Stage Two by Cai Guo-Qiang

Inopportune: Stage Two (detail) Cai Guo-Qiang, 2004, nine life-sized tiger replicas, arrows, and mountain stage prop. Tigers: papier-mâché, plaster,fiberglass, resin, and painted hide; arrows: brass, threaded bamboo shaft, and feathers; and stage prop: Styrofoam, wood, canvas, and acrylic paint, dimensions … Continued

Artwork of the week: Bilele by Maurice Mbikayi

  “My work is related to identity and history, and seeks to interrogate people’s origins and boundaries – how these can be renegotiated and recontextualised in different socio-political environments. I also investigate the impacts of contemporary technology on humanity, especially … Continued

Bleeding Roots – Danelle Janse van Rensburg

Danelle Janse van Rensburg’s bleeding roots explores the interconnectedness of all life Danelle Janse van Rensburg’s latest solo exhibition – Bleeding Roots – explores the ‘interconnectedness’ as well as the symbiotic role of the ‘Mother Tree’ with other younger surrounding … Continued