Art

CLAN by Francesco Nassimbeni

CLAN by Francesco Nassimbeni

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7YH6CKSkKN8&feature=player_detailpage[/youtube] “Margot does pottery. Ruth reads a lot. Katherine is working on a computer programme which no-one understands. Kim is training for a triathlon. Elias is doing nothing in particular. Together they live at 104 Ravenhurst Avenue, Hillside. Sometimes, if it’s warm, they braai in the garden. Jessica makes sure […]

Photo by Jonx Pillemer

adidas / I Art SA / A Word Of Art

The I ART SA Community Mural Project, a collaboration between /A WORD OF ART and adidas Originals, aims to promote and celebrate local artists, mural art and the original culture found within the communities we interact in. Starting in Woodstock and then moving on to Soweto, thirteen artists have been […]

Barbara Wildenboer – Solo exhibit

Barbara Wildenboer – Solo exhibit

Barbara Wildenboer was born in Pretoria, South Africa in 1973. She completed a BA (Ed) with majors in English literature, Psychology and Pedagogics at the University of Pretoria in 1996. In 2003 she obtained a Bachelor of Visual Arts from UNISA followed by a Masters in Fine Art (with distinction) […]

The Fringe Arts: Book Paper Scissors

The Fringe Arts: Book Paper Scissors

The Fringe Arts, renowned for its quest to conquer the world one POP-UP at a time, brings its quality collection of contemporary South African art and design back to the V&A Waterfront’s Alfred Mall. After a successful 3-day POP-UP at the Design Indaba Expo 2011, the Cape Town-based arts project company launches its second […]

Grolsch Melody

Grolsch Melody

While visiting the Grolsch bar at the Design Indaba expo last weekend, I wondered why the green Grolsch bottles hanging above the circular bar had various levels of liquid in them. How strange/lazy that they didn’t empty the bottles before using them as the main decorative feature! Then I found […]

Art Inconsequence at Labia Kloof

Art Inconsequence at Labia Kloof

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pF–ryKtUG4[/youtube] Shelflife and PaintingTheTown are screening Art Inconsequence at the Labia on Kloof. A movie about graffiti which shows that Banksy is definitely not the only one doing amazing stuff.. Get more info from PaitningTheTown HERE ,and be sure to check out their Facebook event page: HERE Date: Thursday 3 […]

Street art by Freddy Sam – RVCA

Street art by Freddy Sam – RVCA

Local street artist Ricky Lee Gordon – founder of www.word-of-art.co.za and www.writeonafrica.org – known as Freddy Sam has been getting his hands dirty with some creative work which we would very much like to show you. This wall art piece was sponsored by RVCA’s Artist Network Program. The portraits were created as […]

No Romance at the Goodman Gallery

No Romance at the Goodman Gallery

No Romance, an exhibition featuring the individual works of Ghada Amer, Reza Farkhondeh and collaborative work by the two artists, is currently on at the Goodman Gallery in Johannesburg. The two huge international names met in art school in Nice in 1988. They both moved to New York in 1996 […]

72 Hours of Creativity

72 Hours of Creativity

A call to all the country’s creatives: whether you’ll be attending this year’s Design Indaba or not, this is a chance to join in an attempt to set a world record for a collaborative effort on the biggest piece of digital artwork ever at a single event. And to have […]

Update: Thelma van Rensburg

Update: Thelma van Rensburg

We’ve featured a few of Thelma‘s artworks before. This is her latest work. She is currently in the running for One Small Seed’s Selected Creatives competition.

“KAPTIKA” at /A WORD OF ART

Solo show “KAPTIKA” at /A WORD OF ART

A WORD OF ART are hosting “KAPTIKA” a solo show by international artist in residency, ‘TIKA’ 26 February – 8 March 2011 Opening party with guest DJ’S: 26 Feb 8:00pm till late. Remy Gold Spoek Mathambo Binary Chiri Moya To attend the artist walkabout and preview on the 26 Feb […]

Featured: Johno Mellish

Featured: Johno Mellish

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/16858522[/vimeo] Johno Mellish has just started his first year of film school at AFDA in Cape Town. This is some of his photography and two of the short films he made last year. Johno says he picked up a camera middle of last year because he had nothing else to do […]

Featured: Hilton Qiu

Featured: Hilton Qiu

Hilton Qiu is a multidisciplinary artist, designer & photographer working between home (in Hong Kong) and Johannesburg, South Africa. This is the most recent work by Hilton done since December last year. Some in collaboration with Qz Zhang-Cowie and Bruce Cowie of Design is a good idea. Hilton Qiu Limited, […]