Posts by Elize de Beer

Allsorts – a painting by Jacob...

David Krut Projects Cape Town recently opened Jacob van Schalkwyk’s Solo Project and Print Launch, DOLCEFARNIENTE. The traveling retrospective first opened at David Krut Projects in Johannesburg in March 2017, showcasing a decade of van Schalkwyk’s works, ranging from drawings, prints, installations, videos, and paintings. Shown for the first time in Cape Town, the featured […]

Abstraction at David Krut Projects

David Krut Projects has collaborated with a wide range of artists working in the realm of abstraction. Abstract art uses a unique visual language of shape, form, colour and line to create a composition which exists independently from visual references. Since the early 1900s, abstract art is a central stream of modern art and has continued to […]

Word Art E01| Poetry Reading by Dougl...

The renowned South African poet Douglas Reid Skinner reads from his newest anthology Liminal and a previous collection titled Blue Rivers. This seventh collection from one of South African poetry’s underappreciated master is possibly his best. Metatextual, meticulous and steeped deeply in sentiment. Liminal is an exquisite and at times startling rumination on lives lived, […]

Artist Series E03: Wilfred Ukpong Soc...

Oxford-based Nigerian artist and academic Wilfred Ukpong discusses the conceptual framework which underpins his multidisciplinary oeuvre of sculpture, films, performances and artworks. Working on a dystopian Afro-futurist film set along the Niger Delta for seven years, Ukpong, trains and funds people from the rural community to work on his film and become artists in their […]

The Art We Make E01: William Kentridg...

William Kentridge’s large-scale new body of work, Triumphs and Laments Woodcuts, is described by Master Printer Jillian Ross and associate printers Sbongiseni Khulu and Chad Cordiero. Speakers: Jillian Ross – Introduces the Project Ross, the David Krut Workshop Master Printer, oversaw the project and conceptualized it closely with William Kentridge. Ross introduces the woodcut series, […]

Artist Series E02: Jacob van Schalkwy...

Cape Town based artist Jacob van Schalkwyk speaks about his collaboration with David Krut Workshop and the conceptualization of his 2017 Solo Project and Print Launch, DOLCEFARNIENTE at David Krut Projects in Parkwood, Johannesburg.     DOLCEFARNIENTE translates as “the enjoyment of idleness”, the sweetness (dolce) of doing (faro) nothing (niente). It is an Italian concept […]

Artist Series E01: Stephen Hobbs | No...

Stephen Hobbs gave a walkabout to his students from the Graduate School of Architecture at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) on his recent solo exhibition No Fusion, held at David Krut Projects in May 2017. The exhibition is presented in progress; with additional exhibits, a book launch and a talk taking place during the run of […]

Asuka Nirasawa Enamoured by MULTIFINI...

On the 30th May David Krut Projects Cape Town (DKCT) had the honour of launching Asuka Nirasawa’s residency showcase, MULTIFINITY.  The showcase marks the completion of the month-long residency programme Nirasawa experienced at DKCT.  The showcase consists of circular fabric collages on handmade paper and stretched canvas. To accompany these colourful mixed media works Nirasawa […]

Conversations with a Young Hustla ...

David Krut Projects Cape Town (DKCT) will be hosting the first in its series of interactive discussions, titled “Conversations with a Young Hustla”. In this first edition,  Andile Dube from Young Hustla comics will be in conversation with the visual artist, Chuma Somdaka. Andile Dube is originally from Johannesburg. Through the use of the comic, […]