South African culture website Between 10 and 5 have included solo exhibitions from Dillon Marsh and Carla Liesching as well as Jody Paulsen‘s ongoing fashion collaborations with Adriaan Kuiters on their list of Highlights for 2014. For more information, please click here.
The Swedish cultural television show Kobra recently produced a documentary on the current state of art in South Africa. The episode features an interview with Mohau Modisakeng, footage of the opening of his current exhibition at the Chavonnes Battery Museum (in partnership with Zeitz MOCAA) and installation shots of the group exhibition ‘PLAKKERS’ at Brundyn+. The full episode can be streamed here.
An exhibition of Mohau Modisakeng‘s work is currently showing at the Chavonnes Battery Museum, Clock Tower Precinct, V & A Waterfront. This exhibition inaugurates an exciting partnership between the Chavonnes Battery Museum and Zeitz MOCAA and runs until 8 March 2015. Click here for more information.
Chad Rossouw is showing in Equus a group exhibition at the Equus Gallery, Cavalli Estate until 15 February 2015. He will also be showing work in the group exhibition SCINTILLA: An Alchemy Show at Commune.1. The exhibition runs until 13 December 2014. Click here for more information.
Work from Mohau Modisakeng can be seen in Here Today…, an exhibition featuring work from a diverse array of international artists artists (including Tracey Emin, Andy Warhol and Douglas Gordon) currently showing at The Old Sorting Office, London. Click here for more information.
PLAKKERS related press:
Tokolos Stencil Collective, Mail & Guardian, 21 November 2014
Don’t Miss This, Mail & Guardian, 13 November 2014
Tokolosies graffitti bomb Brundyn+ gallery,GroundUp, 6 November 2014
Carla Liesching has been included in the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum’s 2014 Biennial exhibition in Port Elizabeth, running from 29 October and until February 2015. Liesching also features in The Benediction of Shade II at David Krut Projects, Johannesburg, running from 1 November 2014 – 31 January 2015. Click here for more information.
FNB Joburg Art Fair related press:
Highlights from the FNB Joburg Art Fair, between10and5, 25 August 2014
The FNB Joburg Art Fair, Handsome Things, 22 August 2014
Annual Joburg Art Fair enjoys successful opening night, The Citizen, 23 August 2014
Sanell Aggenbach, Tom Cullberg and Khanyisile Mbongwa are all included on TWENTY: Contemporary Art from South Africa, a group exhibition showing at the Turchin Centre for the Visual Arts, Appalachian State University from 11 July 2014 to 7 February 2015. Click here for more information.
Mohau Modisakeng will be performing a new work Ukukhumula (“unclothing”) as part of the Gordon Institute for the Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA)’s 2nd Live Art Festival. The title refers to the final stage of the cleansing ceremony performed at the end of an extended period of mourning. The performance, featuring 13 performers, will be installed in the Mayor’s Chambers in the City Hall and take place on the 2nd and 3rd of September. Click here for more information. Modisakeng’s video Inzilo has been selected to be exhibited at El Silencio in Paris after it was shown at the Loop Art Fair. The event will take place on September 16. El Silencio is a club designed by David Lynch that includes a restaurant, a bar, a concert hall, an art library and a private screening room.
MOHAU MODISAKENG Ditaola related press:
Feathers unfurl, steel surrounds, Mail & Guardian, 4 July 2014
Throwing the Bones, Cape Times, 4 July 2014
Amie Soudien reviews Ditaola by Mohau Modisakeng at Brundyn, Artthrob, June 2014
A moment with Artist Modisakeng, nich: luxury Africa, June 2014
Rol van geweld en ras in Afrika bekyk, Die Burger, 24 May 2014
South African Art Times, June 2014
Art South Africa, Vol 12 Iss 04, June 2014
commute with intuitive instinct related press:
A Conversation in a Gallery, Artthrob reviews, June 2014
‘commute to a world of space’, Cape Times, 7 May 2014
‘Review: commute with intuitive instinct’, Art South Africa, 24 April 2014
‘Art on the TV’, Mahala, 24 April 2014
‘Global Art Exhibitions’, Another Africa, 5 May 2014