Posts by Elize de Beer

Artist Series E25: POLYGRAPH Chapters...

This episode of the David Krut Projects podcast is an audio guide to artist Lorenzo Nassimbeni solo showcase, POLYGRAPH. The exhibition is a portrait of the artist, composed of varying qualities and languages of line work which are reflective of his response to various physical environments and contexts. The work in the exhibition is made […]

Artist Series E24: In Conversation wi...

In this episode, Nadia Myburgh is in conversation with multidisciplinary artist Jared Aufrichtig at the David Krut Projects Bookstore in Parkwood, Johannesburg. Be Sure to have a look at the exhibition at the 151 GALLERY called POST IT which will be up until the 20th of October 2018, Located at 151 Jan Smuts Ave, Parkwood. […]

PODCAST | Word Art E07 | Editor, Publ...

In this Podcast Elize de Beer talks to Michelle Betty about her journey as an editor and poet, as well as her poetry publications and collaborations, such as Dryad Press and New Contrast. Michelle starts off the Podcast with a reading of the poem published by Douglas Reid Skinner and Patricia Schonstein in Stanzas 12 […]

Artist Series E22 | Optics, Curiosity...

Elize de Beer is in conversation with artist Stephen Hobbs in his Studio in Johannesburg. In this podcast episode, Hobbs speaks about how his artistic practice began as a conceptual artist and how that conceptual way of thinking has developed in his current influences and use of materials. CHAPTERS: 0:42: Three words to describe Hobb’s […]

Print of the Month (July 2018) Debora...

Frail Crown is part of a body of work Deborah Bell created in 2017 -2018 with Master Printers Phil Sanders and Jillian Ross at the David Krut Workshop. The print was created using a drypointed copper plate and a delicately cut sheet of chine collé to give the figure its golden yellow robe. Bell has […]

Artist Series E21 | Rhett Martyn̵...

Rhett Martyn introduces his project ‘1:10 Modernist Plunder: The New Constructivists’ as the culmination of an 8-month long research project. Listen to Rhetts ideas and concepts surrounding this showcase as explained in the walkabout that took place on the 7th of July 2018. CHAPTERS: 00:42 – How the exhibition came about 04:30 – The story […]

Becoming a Story Teller – Aida Mulune...

In 2018, the Kampala Art Biennale (KAB) has taken on a new format for its third edition. Titled “THE STUDIO”, the biennale will be orientated around the notion of knowledge exchange and the relationship between a master and apprentice. The practise of a Master artist sharing their skills with young apprentices has long been a […]

Community Series E03: Trees for Touri...

While in Stanford the David Krut Projects Cape Town Staff met Maarten Groos who is based at Farm 215 near Stanford. Groos helps run Trees for Tourism, as part of the South African Reforestation Trust. In this episode, Elize de Beer is in conversation with Groos about Trees for Tourism, the importance of the project […]

Community Series E02 : Creative Works...

The following podcast was recorded in Afrikaans, as a large portion of the Stanford community is made up of Afrikaans and Xhosa speaking residences. This is the first of many podcasts that we aim to do in various languages. Rachell van Rooyen assists Regina Broenner with Creative Works sessions in Stanford and runs her own […]

Community Series E01 : Introduction t...

At the beginning of June 2018 David Krut Projects Cape Town’s staff, Elize de Beer and Gabrielle van der Merwe went to Stanford in the Western Cape to visit the David Krut Projects supported NPO, Creative Works. In this podcast, Elize de Beer is in conversation with the Creative Works founder Regina Broenner about how […]

Artist Series E19: Daudi Karungi | Th...

In This episode Elize de Beer is in conversation with Daudi Karungi, artist, owner and curator of the Afriart Gallery in Kampala, Uganda and director of the Kampala Art Biennale. Daudi tells us all about his journey in the arts and the inspiration and ideals for the Kampala Art Biennale. Check out the Kampala Art […]

Artist Series E18: Doreen Adengo | A...

In this Episode Elize de beer chats with Ugandan architect Doreen Adengo about her architecture firm, Ugandan architecture and future projects. CHAPTERS: 00:49- Becoming an architect 01:40- Studies and experience 02:19- Role models and inspiration 02:59- The aim behind her business 04:07- Medical mobile camp 07:40- Architectural History of Kampala 09:19- Dream Project 11:20- Architects […]

Artist Series E16: John Bauer | Art, ...

In This episode Elize de Beer is in conversation with John Bauer on his life philosophies, his thoughts on where the world is going and how that drives his creativity. “John Bauer is one of those individuals for whom ceramics is a mere vehicle for the kaleidoscope of ideas he exhales everyday.” – Kalk Bay […]

Word Art E05 | Art and Justice Book L...

Word Art E05 | Art and Justice Book Launch with Albie Sachs Click on the link above to have a listen! Art and Justice: The Art of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, Book Launch with Albie Sachs in conversation with David Krut. The second edition of Art and Justice: The Art of the Constitutional […]

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 […]