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Browsing Unisa Creative Outputs by Issue Date

Browsing Unisa Creative Outputs by Issue Date

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  • Miller, Gwenneth (2018)
    "Folds: Assumed Abundance" was inspired by fabrics in Renaissance and Baroque paintings and contemporary Vlisco wax prints. This work commenced with research into the origins of colour pigments and the historical context ...
  • Miller, Gwenneth (2019)
    "New dams from the old" was collated from photographs the artist took of ten small dams built by her father to provide water for his animals. Many of the dams were washed away, but in symbolic hope, he would repeatedly ...
  • Miller, Gwenneth (2019)
    "Record of Pangbourne" incorporates a scan of a page from the only record book of the artist's father, where livestock and the cycles of drought and rain were captured. Reflecting on an ethic of care, the artist added an ...
  • 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 (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 ...
  • 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; Duby, Marc (2019-04-19)
    Sophiatown Swing is an original Jazz Theatre production that I had created in 2019. This unique, first of its kind production includes a 9 piece jazz ensemble, video, narration and a small set. The basis of the production ...
  • 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. ...
  • Miller, Gwenneth (2020)
    The ink drawing depicts impressions of a hospital room and details of life-preserving equipment, such a s IV drips, a monitor, electrical wiring and a wash bowl. Central to the composition is a suggestion of a veiled figure ...
  • 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)
    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 ...
  • 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)
    The first section of the ink drawing's title "Forest for my love" originates from the physical site of a park where trees were planted as an act of remembrance. The series of artworks reflect on healing rituals and ethic ...
  • 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 (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 ...
  • 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 (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 ...
  • 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 ...

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