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  • Krajewska, Ania (2021)
    The series of artworks, A Dictionary of Arts and Sciences Compiled upon a New Plan interrogates Western epistemology’s overreliance on categorization and reacts against framing and hierarchical approach to the world at ...
  • MOSAKO, Daniel Rankadi (UNISA ART Gallery, 2021-11-07)
    I used the concept of resilience and mental health as my interpretation of ”Uncanny stories” resulting in three large digital prints and a triptych forming a monumental action drawing. The context of ‘Resilience’ can ...
  • Hetta, Pieterse (Hetta Pieterse, 2021-12-07)
    My `Soft Targets’ series of works aim to protest against South Africa’s harrowing levels of gender-based violence. Intimate partner violence in domestic spaces is suggested across a set of eleven prints, of which seven ...
  • Dreyer, Elfriede (edg2020 Gallery, Johannesburg, 2021)
    My main conceptual preoccupation has been focused on worldmaking discourses and the ideologies of place and space. Central concepts are utopia, dystopia and heterotopia as nuances of a family of constructions around place, ...
  • Matrix 
    Dreyer, Elfriede (Gallery at Glen Carlou; Pretoria Arts Association, 2021)
    In the Matrix series of works, the idea of an ‘other’ space is presented: Simulated, embodied and different to the experienced, physical real. The idea of a matrix is connected to simulation and illusion, and it is presented ...
  • Miller, Gwenneth (2019)
    In the work “Black tears and the sea” (2019), a photograph of an unusually quiet sea on a hazy, grey day, was digitally overlaid with glass drops. The title recalls the idea of dark tears, a murky bodily fluid, as if quoting ...
  • Miller, Gwenneth; Miller, Gwenneth (2020)
    These artworks are images of witnessing transient life and speak of our incredible ability of finding beauty in the moment, even during profound trauma. When completely at a loss for words, intense observation becomes a ...
  • Miller, Gwenneth; Miller, Gwenneth (2020)
    The work is developed from photographs of details of life-preserving equipment, such a s IV drips, monitors, electric wiring and tubes. Indian ink drawing overlays a collaged print of a laboratory from the archives of Dr ...
  • Miller, Gwenneth (2020)
    Dark tones of black and Indigo saturates the surface of these paintings to evoke the melanchholic mood. The phrases “We know how to build a dam” and “To stop a river from flowing”, used as titles of two small paintings, ...
  • Enfolding 
    Miller, Gwenneth (2020)
    The series of artworks formed part of a project, "Enfolding" that researched memory embedded in folds and layers; captured in sites and objects. Painterly marks and stains express the nature of memory to be detailed at ...
  • Devroop, Karendra (2020-12-16)
    Ancestral Home is a CD recording that I released in December 2020. The album was released in digital and physical format internationally and has to date received airplay in over 40 countries. The album has been in rotation ...
  • Devroop, Karendra (2020-03-10)
    Receiving an invitation to perform with an international symphony orchestra is no small feat. From the large number of applications received by various orchestras around the world, only a handful of artists receive invitations ...
  • Devroop, Karendra (2020-01-21)
    I founded the Unisa Big Band in 2018. The ensemble is currently comprised of some of Gauteng’s foremost jazz artists but also includes some young jazz musicians who are part of the Unisa Music Foundation’s community ...
  • Devroop, Karendra (2019-04-12)
    This creative output involved a jazz quintet performance at the 2019 Unisa Jazz Festival. The featured artists involved a collaboration between Karendra Devroop (South Africa) and internationally acclaimed jazz guitarist, ...
  • Devroop, Karendra (2019-11-10)
    This creative output involves a solo performance on my part as soloist with the Johannesburg Festival Orchestra at ZK Matthews Great Hall in Pretoria. Being invited to perform as soloist with an orchestra is a huge honour. ...
  • Luneburg, Nathani (2020-11)
    Creatures of Home (2020) consists of eight framed pen and ink portrait drawings of my childhood dogs, dressed in human clothing and posing against patterned backgrounds. The backgrounds are drawn digitally with the Photoshop ...
  • Miller, Gwenneth (2019)
    The small ink sketch formed part of a larger body of work in the exhibition “Enfolding”. The work simply captures the whirlpool of folded sheets at the foot of the hospital bed. The lines and patterns traced the physical ...
  • Miller, Gwenneth (2020)
    “The thread of all sorrows” was compiled from digitally cropped details from various Renaissance paintings portraying lamentation. The concepts of this work and the ink drawing "Sorrow" recognise that the experience of ...
  • Sorrow 
    Miller, Gwenneth (2020)
    The drawing was presented as port of solo exhibition titled: “Enfolding”, which finds an echo in Gilles Deleuze' (1993) writing on The fold. The ink drawing "Sorrow" developed as an extension of the print work “The thread ...
  • Miller, Gwenneth (2020)
    “The knot that cannot be untangled” (2020) developed from an end-of-life experience. Moving between the edges of known and unknown, I explored the folds in a hospital bed sheet, and the sense of returning to a universe of ...

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