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Adults’ book of the week: Rise and Fall of Apartheid

Featuring some of the most iconic images of our time, this unique combination of photojournalism and commentary offers a probing and comprehensive exploration of the birth, evolution, and demise of apartheid in South Africa. Photographers played an important role in the documentation of apartheid, capturing the system’s penetration of even the most mundane aspects of […]

Rogue Urbanism: Emergent African Cities

Critics of these dominant discourses, such as Jennifer Robinson, AbdouMaliq Simone, Dominique Malaquais, Achille Mbembe, Asef Bayat, Ibrahim Abdullah, Okwui Enwezor, Onookome Okome, Jean Tshonda, Philip de Boeck, Sarah Nuttall, amongst many others, point to multiple alternatives in approaching and understanding the African city. The unique ambition of Rogue Urbanism is to produce new and […]

Mark Gevisser – Lost and Found in Johannesburg

An inner life of Johannesburg that turns on the author’s fascination with maps, boundaries, and transgressions. This singular memoir begins with a transgression—the invasion of a private home in Johannesburg. But it is far more than the story of a theft. Lost and Found in Johannesburg is a luminous exploration of place, one in which the author’s and the reader’s assumptions are […]

Roger Ballen – Asylum of the Birds

Roger Ballen is one of the most original image makers of the twenty-first century. Asylum of the Birds showcases his iconic photographs, which were all taken entirely within the confines of a house in a Johannesburg suburb, the location of which remains a tightly guarded secret. The inhabitants of the house, both people and animals, and most […]

Roger Ballen/Die Antwoord – I Fink U Freeky

Art photography meets popular culture in this behind-the-scenes look at the making of a hugely successful music video by musicians Die Antwoord and photographer Roger Ballen. With more than 25 million hits and counting since its uploading on YouTube in 2012, “I Fink You Freeky” has brought its director Roger Ballen, and its subject, rap […]

Rise and Fall of Apartheid

Featuring some of the most iconic images of our time, this unique combination of photojournalism and commentary offers a probing and comprehensive exploration of the birth, evolution, and demise of apartheid in South Africa. Photographers played an important role in the documentation of apartheid, capturing the system’s penetration of even the most mundane aspects of […]

Migrant Women of Johannesburg – Caroline Wanjiku Kihato

Migrant Women Of Johannesburg is an astounding narrative on Johannesburg’s variably transnational citizenship. People from all around Africa and the world over converge on the city to a future far from their homelands and Caroline’s offering looks specifically at the women  living in Johannesburg, navigating its tense social and economic climate. Using her fieldwork  experience […]

Vitamin D2 – New Perspectives in Drawing

A global, up-to-the-minute survey of contemporary drawing A sequel to Phaidon’s Vitamin D (2005), one of the most influential contemporary art publications of all time Features the work of 115 artists working internationally who have been nominated by highly respected critics and curators from around the world Incisive texts by international critics, art historians and […]

William Kentridge – Fortuna

This, the first major monograph on the widely acclaimed South African artist William Kentridge, brings together nearly two hundred of his works made between 1989 and 2012. Exploring Kentridge’s diverse expressions across a wide range of media, from film and video to sculpture, design, drawing, and printmaking, the book is lavishly illustrated with more than […]

 
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