Art

4 September 2019

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Ikhono LaseNatali brings emerging KZN artists to Cape Town

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In the second iteration of the travelling art project Ikhono LaseNatali (“talent” or “skill” in Zulu), initiated earlier this year by visual activist and acclaimed South African artist, Prof Sir Zanele Muholi, Cape Town audiences will get a glimpse into a reimagining of one of the artist’s longest-spanning series of works. Regarded as one of […]

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7 May 2019

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Local queer artists you should know about: Khanya, The Designer

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22-year-old queer freelance illustrator Khanya Kemami is a force of nature who fearlessly explores ideas about gender, sexuality, and the many facets of queerness. Khanya’s work draws on surrealism, cartoons and pop art and comes together in an explosion of colour and form that is provocative in its frankness. The child of a Cameroonian father […]

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9 April 2019

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Exhibition to celebrate the male nude

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What started out as a few gay guys meeting up once a week to draw some male nudes has now culminated in an exhibition. ADAM, a group exhibition of the male form through nudes, portraits and abstraction, will take place at Pop Up Place Observatory, 42 Trill Road, Observatory in Cape Town from 1 till 6 May 2019. Ten […]

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3 April 2019

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5 American LGBT poets you should read this Poetry Month

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National Poetry Month is observed in the US during April each year. This celebration of verse and form was introduced by the Academy of American Poets in 1996, in an effort to increase awareness and appreciation of poetry in the United States. In celebration of National Poetry Month we’d like to invite you to read […]

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3 April 2019

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Take a look inside Frida Kahlo’s closet

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The Mexican artist Frida Kahlo has gained cult status across the world, and even decades after her untimely death in 1954, Kahlo remains an inspiration to artists everywhere. Famously and openly queer, Kahlo isn’t just known for a significant body of work that explores her own struggles and experiences, but also for her colourful wardrobe. […]

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