Archive: Issue No. 72, August 2003

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Usha Seejarim

Usha Seejarim

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Jeremy Wafer

Jeremy Wafer
Red Square, 1995
Earth pigment on fibre resin

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Console

Invitation image

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CAPE

16.08.03 Sue Williamson, talking at the Michaelis lunchtime lecture recently,
focused on her most recent art project, a study of recent immigrants to South Africa, writes Kim Gurney.

16.08.03 Paul Edmunds reviews shows by Sandile Zulu and Jeremy Wafer,
and finds rich aesthetic and conceptual experience in their similar but distinct approaches.

16.08.03 The new Arabella Sheraton Grand Hotel
is the sole hotel in the country to boast a collection of museum-quality South African art. Lloyd Pollak paid the hotel a visit and was astounded by the exceptional character of the artworks selected by Michael Stevenson.

16.08.03 'Console' in Grahamstown
'Console', a show recently curated by Dina Zo� Belluigi and Zach Taljaard, asked artists to use a simple departure point as the basis for artworks, a Consol glass jar. Michael Herbst reviews.

01.08.03 Pat Ward Williams talks at Michaelis
How does one take photographic portraits that convey more than a superficial visual record - and without falling into stereotype? That challenge has driven American artist Pat Ward Williams to much experimentation, which has in turn produced a compelling body of photographs, installations and public art.

KWA-ZULU NATAL

16.08.03 Usha Seejarim's 'Forms in Transit', at the NSA
promised much but failed to deliver. Review by Virginia MacKenny asks whether a level of complacency is not penetrating Seejarim's output.

01.08.03 The NSA's Young Artist Project brings Felix Gonzalez-Torres to Durban
Report by Storm Janse van Rensburg from the NSA newsletter Artmail.

INTERNATIONAL

16.07.03 'Fault Lines: Contemporary African Art and Shifting Landscapes'
Sue Williamson on the African show in Venice

01.07.03 The Venice Biennale Part 1: The pavilions of the Giardini
The Venice Biennale still provides an incomparable feast for the art lover, finds Sue Williamson, in the first section of a two part review.

SUE WILLIAMSON'S DIARY

Sue Williamson: A praise singer heralds Marlene Dumas at the FRESH launch at the SANG and a book of photos by Calvin Klein model Josie Borain is launched.

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