In Oh Wow! today we’re looking at an extravagant sculpture, an intriguing series of paintings and a brightly clothed model (almost) literally walking on clouds. ONE – Approved Model of the New Azania by Athi-Patra Ruga, currently showing at Whatiftheworld’s group show Uncertain Terms. TWO – Symptom, a series […]
People: Athi-Patra Ruga
Ahead of The Oude Meester Tour here are a few SA creatives whose brilliant work is being noticed abroad, and rightfully so. Here’s to mastering your craft!
Art Week Joburg hits the city this week with a myriad of different exhibitions, openings, talks and special events taking place across the city, coinciding with the FNB JoburgArtFair. Go get your art on!
Contemporary South African art will be in the spotlight at the San Francisco MOMA in a new exhibition: Public Intimacy: Art and Other Ordinary Acts in South Africa.
With the tropics in mind, we selected our favourite works for Part 2 of our 2013 Highlights resulting in a list of felt bananas, bold patterned fashion, and a quick stop passed the 80s.
Athi-Patra Ruga is a performance and studio artist. His work showcases marginalized experiences through mythical characters, making them identifiable, yet still maintaining their strangeness. His latest work, The F.W.W.O.A. Saga, opened at Whatiftheworld yesterday evening.
Shield and Spear, a documentary film directed by Petter Ringbom explores what it’s like to live and work as an artist in this new democracy.