Posts by Elzette De Beer

Architecture meets Art in “post...

Architecture meets Art in “post-apartheid” South Africa In the hot seat: Artist Stephen Hobbs in conversation with leading architects and collectors on the relationship between art and architecture. “I claim for architects the rights and liberties that painters and poets have held for so long” Pancho Guedes A critical dialogue between art and architecture is […]

Aida Muluneh: Reframing the Art of Et...

The following is a statement made by Aida Muluneh about her participation in the group exhibition, The Divine Comedy, Contemporary African Artists (2014) hosted and curated by the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art which showcased her chromogenic colour prints titled The 99 Series (2013): Inferno is made of history, not only of a country […]

Endale Desalegn’s Saturday meeting wi...

7 November 2015 Saturday afternoon saw Endale Desalegn meeting members of the Art Press from publications like Art SA. Walking them around his Two Social Pacifiers Exhibition he responded to questions about interpretation and explained aspects of his work to Journalist and Artist, Chepape Makgato.     For him the concept of the aleatoric is […]

Printer Kim-Lee Loggenberg on the pro...

Kim-Lee was asked just how Mischa Fritschs’ recent collaboration with DKW came into being from a technical perspective. This is how she describes it.   Proxy-Me-Tree (Bungee Experiment) “The Bungee mechanism created for Proxy-me-Tree is a pendulum of sorts. Mischa attached an easel to a tree to act as a backing and support to hold […]

Q&A with St.John Fuller: thought...

  DKP: Your art practice and the use of the Camera Obscura as a device is concerned  with the notion of time, is that right?   SJ: Partially, yes – witnessed, recorded and then finally witnessed repeatedly. In terms of the portraits it is about how we look at things.   DKP: So, the portraits explore perception […]

Internship opportunity at David Krut ...

DAVID KRUT BOOKSTORE is seeking responsible and highly motivated interns to assist with the daily running of the bookstore in Parkwood. The internship can be either full-time or part-time (minimum 2 days a week) for at least a 3-month period. Internships are unpaid for the first three months, with the possibility of discussion around employment […]

Upcoming Exhibition at David Krut Pro...

CARVED RELIEF PRINT GROUP EXHIBITION 5 February to 6 March 2015 | Opening at 18:00 on Thursday 5 February David Krut Projects 142 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood David Krut Projects Johannesburg (DKP) is pleased to announce Carved, a group exhibition of woodcut and linocut relief prints made in the David Krut Print Workshop (DKW) at […]

Mongezi Ncaphayi, Lorenzo Nassimbeni ...

Artists Mongezi Ncaphayi, Lorenzo Nassimbeni and Quinten Williams were in the David Krut Workshop (DKW) recently to create new works in collaboration with the DKW printers. Ncaphayi created striking new plates – considered abstract compositions in his characteristic soft colours. As recipient of the Gerard Sekoto prize at the 2013 Absa L’Atelier Awards, Mongezi will […]