Tag Archives: Art

Art in a Time of Xenophobia

  Out of the estimated 2.2 million immigrants living in South Africa, 46% are from Southern African Development Community (SADC) nations. As South Africa emerges from yet another spate of xenophobic violence, it’s unsettling to know that most of that merciless violence was inflicted upon our direct neighbours. Since the news broke, the warranted outcry [...]

More Zen, Less Phobia

    Plan B: More Zen, Less Phobia – Dean Hutton I briefly met Andile Tshabalala on Tuesday on the way to a meeting with Lindiwe Matshikiza to brainstorm ideas on interventions we could create as artists to increase public safety in our communities. We’re calling it Action TBC (to be confirmed). I saw Andile [...]

The Artful Swapper

  How Stefanus Nel made his way around Europe and North and South America using his sketches as currency   I always told myself I’d travel more in my next life – not that I ever really believed I’d get a second life. It was only after the break-up of a nine-year relationship and the [...]