The university’s African film collection, one of the largest in the world, has been lost to the fire.
LGBTQ Pride month is now. Every day in June, we are celebrating the community by featuring one queer art worker and asking them to reflect on what this moment means to them.
In a public gesture of solidarity, artist Candice Breitz asked that her video installation, on view in a separate exhibition at the same art center, be removed and replaced by a #SayHerName sign.
At the Iziko Slave Lodge in Cape Town, an exhibition gives voice to a group of women whose lives were written out of history because they were considered too marginal to bother with.
In a conversation we had in Cape Town, I attempted to better understand Jaar’s deep belief in art’s capacity to effect change amid political disorder.
One of the most prominent aspects of artist Zwelethu Mthethwa’s trial has been a group of (mostly) women who’ve demonstrated outside the courthouse for the last two years, dressed often in orange and holding handmade signs.
After two years of postponements, the trial of artist Zwelethu Mthethwa finally got underway last week in Cape Town. Mthethwa pleaded not guilty to the murder of a woman named Nokuphila Kumalo.