Archive: Issue No. 69, May 2003

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Brett Murray

Brett Murray
Africa, 1999
Bronze

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Dan Malete

Dan Malete
Speaks out about public art in Jhb

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15.05.03 'Jhb Art City': The People Respond
'Jhb Art City' was conceived to bring art to the people rather than having to bring the people to the art. But what do 'the people' make of it?

15.05.03 Art and Reconstruction in Cape Town
Paul Edmunds recounts the short history of post-Apartheid public art projects in Cape Town's inner city.

15.05.03 It's a Wild West - Down South
Zayd Minty on the question 'Who owns the city?', at a Michaelis debate recently. Also participating in the talks were Carl Johnson and Yasmine Colley. Kim Gurney reports back.

15.05.03 New Gallery in Cape Town: Michael Stevenson Contemporary
Michael Stevenson Contemporary is the newest kid on the block, and occupies a space in a renovated industrial building in one of Cape Town's trendiest areas.

15.05.03 NAC funding delayed
The NAC infuriates applicants as it delays funding announcements.

15.05.03 ACT is accepting proposals
The Arts and Culture Trust is currently accepting proposals.

15.05.03 A wild surfeit of new art books
To coincide with the launch of its gallery, Michael Stevenson Contemporary has produced a sumptuous catalogue, which prompts a measured look at South Africa's wild surfeit of new art books.

15.05.03 24/7 at the JAG
Artist Christian Nerf is hijacking the JAG to host a series of one-day residencies.

15.05.03 Sam Nhlengethwa Wins Rand Water Commission
Promising artist Sam Nhlengethwa wins a Rand Water commission.

01.05.03 Johannesburg City's Cultural Adventure
As a preface to ArtThrob's forthcoming review of the 'Jhb Art City' project, Maeve Hersman profiles a prime-mover behind this urban regeneration initiative: Saul Symanowitz.

01.05.03 Second Spier Outdoor Sculpture Biennale
Paul Edmunds looks back to the inaugural Spier Outdoor Sculpture Biennale as preparations for the second get underway.

01.05.03 Obituary: Sizakele Patience Fakude
Eulogised as a daughter of South Africa's visual arts community, we remember "a silent cultural worker", Sizakele Patience Fakude.

01.05.03 He who laughs last... has a beery breath
The Cape High Court has ruled in favour of the brewing giant SAB Miller, over satirical T-shirt company, Laugh It Off. Some now argue that the judgement sets a troubling precedent.

01.05.03 'artSPACE durban'
'artSPACE durban' is a new artist's studio space and gallery opening up in Durban to fill a perceived gap for artists in Durban.

SUE WILLIAMSON'S DIARY

Sue Williamson's show opens in Brussels

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