Arts for Humanity

Article 17. Assembly, demonstration, picket and petition – click for more

Public Intimacy – February 21 – June 29 2014

Public Intimacy focuses on the ways that artists have explored interpersonal relationships, encounters, and exchange in everyday social life in South Africa.

Rockefeller Bellagio Creative Arts Fellow 2014 award

The Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center is pleased to announce the awardees for the 2014 Bellagio Creative Arts Fellowship.  The Fellows are photographer, Dinh Q. Le who lives and works in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, South African visual artist, Berni Searle who is based in Cape Town, South Africa; and American filmmaker, Wu Tsang who is based in Los Angeles, California. A selection panel consisting of leading figures in the international arts world selected the awardees from a competitive list of nominees. The Fellows will receive a cash prize, a residency at the Bellagio Center, round-trip travel to and from the Center as well as a publication of their work after the residency.

http://www.rockefellerfoundation.org/bellagio-center/bellagio-creative-arts-fellows/about-program

More about the Bellagio Centre

 

LAND | 21-24 November 2013

Thursday 21 November – Sunday 24 November 

Various spaces throughout the City of Cape Town. 

Terminal, curated by Jean Brundrit, Svea Josephy and Adrienne van Eeden Wharton, will see the city’s street poles featuring photographic works by a range of artists from Berni Searle to Lindeka Qampi. These works round an event that is aimed at providing visibility to what continues to be a submerged topic; as well as scope for further discussion, representation and research.

See more at: http://www.gipca.uct.ac.za/project/land/#sthash.Qdp4uQhl.dpuf

Refuge

La Galerie Particuliere, Paris, France.

6 June – 10 August 2013.

Distance and Desire: Encounters with the African Archive

The Walther Collection, Ulm, Germany. Curated by Tamar Garb.

9 June 2013 – 17 May 2015

Related Publication 

Click here to view Interview with the curator in the New Yorker. 

Earth Matters

National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Curated by Karen Milbourne.

13 April 2013 – 4 January 2014

http://www.si.edu/Exhibitions/Details/Earth-Matters-Land-as-Material-and-Metaphor-in-the-Arts-of-Africa-4785

Contributor, IN/FLUX Volume II . 2013

IN/FLUX is a compilation of experimental films and videos from the African world, a partnership between SPARCK (Space for Pan-African Research, Creation and Knowledge / The Africa Centre – Cape Town, South Africa) and Lowave (an independent film label based in Paris, France)