Archive: Issue No. 78, February 2004

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   [15.02.04] Column: Art of Line
Why, asks Mario Pissarra in his inaugural column, was Gavin Jantjes turned down for the position of CEO for Iziko Museums? "It is depressing that an able contender with a distinguished profile was quietly discarded," the Art of Line columnist laments.

   [15.02.04] Resignations aplenty at JAG
David Brodie and Brenton Maart have resigned from the JAG.

   [15.02.04] The Cape Town Festival is here again
The Cape Town Festival is this year helping South Africa celebrate its tenth anniversary of democracy. Kim Gurney reports.

   [15.02.04] Two South African artist highlighted in Japanese Hot 100
Robin Rhode and Zwelethu Mthethwa are the only two South African artists singled out in a magazine list of 100 leading global artists.

   [15.02.04] Arts & Culture Trust calls for funding applications
The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) has invited artists and others involved in cultural or heritage work to apply for funding.

   [15.02.04] Kaganof in historical overview of Dutch experimental film
Aryan Kaganof is featured in a new book that looks at experimental films in the Netherlands since 1960.

   [15.02.04] Re-Imagining Carnival: Discussing Carnival in Cape Town
The District Six Museum will host a discussion about its 'Re-imagining Carnival' project, kick starting a provocative discussion about future possibilities for carnival in Cape Town.

   [03.02.04] Art and social responsibility
Greg Streak's latest Pulse project 'HIV(E)' turns art towards social responsibility, and hopes to make viable contemporary visual art that "goes beyond just being obsessed with itself."

   [03.02.04] Big business shows its support for the visual arts
The arts community received a welcome boost in Cape Town last week from big business as one investor showed off its acquisitions while another tentatively climbed aboard the rather anaemic local investment wagon. Kim Gurney reports.

   [03.02.04] Galamander Press comes to South Africa
Randy Hemminghaus, master printer from New York's Galamander Press, will be visiting David Krut Arts Resource in Johannesburg for six weeks.

   [03.02.04] Aryan Kaganof's international profile
Filmmaker Aryan Kaganof, formerly known as Ian Kerkhof, maintains a credible international profile, particularly on mainland Europe.

   [03.02.04] Deborah Bell latest Taxi artist
Deborah Bell, a leading Johannesburg painter and sculptor, is the subject of the latest Taxi Art Book, the tenth in this series of artist monographs.

   [03.02.04] Five South Africans on Dak'Art 2004
Five South African artists have been selected to participate on this year's Dakar Biennial of Contemporary African Art.