[14.01.08] Spier Contemporary Art Awards
Reviewing the first installation of the bi-annual Spier Contemporary, housed in a temporary structure made from shipping containers and elastic membrane, Tavish McIntosh argues that the massive scale of the selection process let curators make some interesting and unconventional choices. This, she goes on, was both the strength and the weakness of the show, giving young artists a chance to show their potential but also glutting the show with mediocre pieces.
[13.01.08] Michaelis Graduate Show at Michaelis
Fabian Saptouw reviews the Michaelis School of Fine Art graduate show, where he was impressed with the students' clear and thorough explorations of their fields of interest. He opts to spend more time on the show's successes than its minor frustrations.
[13.01.08] 'Graduate Exhibition' at Skone Kunste Gebou
Fabian Saptouw makes it clear that the trek out to Stellenbosch from Cape Town was worth his while. Here he outlines some of the more successful work from the University of Stellenbosch student show.