Posts by Negiste Johnson

Quinten Edward Williams – New W...

With the year reaching it’s halfway mark, Quinten Edward Williams has been exploring work which he began at the beginning of the year, which deals with his continuous narrative of the formation of environments. The works, both vibrant and beautiful, were revisited for completion recently. Perhaps time was a key element in their creation? We […]

Drawings In The Sky 2015

DK Artist Maja Maljevića along with Faith47, Haroon Gunn-Salie and Simon Gush are featured in the second edition of ‘Drawings in the sky’ taking place over Art Week Joburg 2015. Parts & Labour have worked with Maljević, Faith47, Gunn-Salie and Gush to create unique video animations that run sporadically on the ABSA Lumin Display. Displays […]

In Studio With Mongezi Ncaphayi

This week the DKP team paid a visit to Mongezi Ncaphayi at his personal studio located in August House in the heart of the Johannesburg CBD. August House is a hub of studios for a large number of prominent South African artists. Housing the likes of Mary Sibande, Nelson Makamo, Conrad Botjies, Senzo Shabangu and […]

Stephen Hobbs In Studio

Team DKP team paid a visit to Stephen Hobbs‘ personal studio, located in the heart of Johannesburg City Centre at Maboneng Precint. Stephen, who is currently preparing for his solo show at David Krut Projects, Parkwood this coming Thursday the 13th of August, was kind enough to show us around his spacious and creative hub. […]

Stephen Hobbs David Krut Workshop Pt....

With an upcoming show on the 13th August at David Krut Projects, entitled ”Permanent Culture”, Stephen Hobbs has been a rather busy man.Whilst prints have been running through the press non-stop, we sat with Stephen in the hopes of gaining further insight into his preparations for the show.   What modes of aesthetic manipulation do […]

This week at David Krut Workshop

The week at DKW has been effervescent. With new works being produced for multiple artist’s simultaneously. Stephen Hobbs has been in studio, preparing for his upcoming solo show Permanent Culture, which will focus on printmaking and more specifically the subject of constructivism and dazzle camouflage. . Stephen hobbs in the workshop Robyn Penn has been […]

Turbine Art Fair 2015, Newtown –...

Turbine Art Fair 2015, Newtown – Johannesburg

Thank you to everyone who was able to join us at the Turbine Art Fair 2015 held from 16-19 July at Turbine Hall, Johannesburg. A diverse crowd of visitors were present, ranging from established collectors to guests who have never purchased art but are interested in learning more, where present. Art was viewed and purchased in a […]

Interview with Robyn Penn – Nin...

Robyn Penn has collaborated with David Krut Projects on multiple shows and prints, and the workshop team has been hard at work alongside Robyn again, on a new project entitled Nine Views of a Cloud. The series consists of clouds in a variation of colours in a small scale Image size(Image Size 19.5 x 21.5 […]

Ninth Floor – A printmaker̶...

With the recent opening of an exhibition of new works by Mary Wafer, entitled Ninth Floor, we at David Krut Projects took some time to speak with our printers who help make the works possible. We sat down with Kim-Lee Loggenberg, Neo Mahlasela and Chad Cordeiro to better understand the technical approach to creating the works. […]

RISD Interns at DKW Winter 2015

  David Krut projects is pleased to welcome two interns ,Caroline Robinson and Oliver Dewey-Gartner who are currently completing their  first year towards their BFA degree in Printmaking at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, Rhode Island.   The two will be spending the winter at the DKW and hope to learn many […]

Studio Visit with Mary Wafer

The DKP team recently paid a studio visit to artist Mary Wafer. Mary was kind enough to narrate the team through her current works (some in progress) for her upcoming show entitled Ninth Floor to be held at David Krut Projects in Parkwood on Wednesday 24 June.Ninth Floor showcases a new body of paintings and […]

Mischa Fritsch – David Krut Wor...

Cape Town based artist , Mischa Fritsch began his “ Bungy Experiment ” at the David Krut Workshop (DKW). Fritsch is currently working on a new series of prints with the DKW. Fritsch and the DKW team engaged in a series of printmaking experiments, making use of site-specific interventions and techniques. With the work process being […]

WK: If We Ever Get to Heaven

  Celebrated South African artist William Kentridge is currently exhibiting ”If We Ever Get To Heaven” at the EYE film museum in Amsterdam until the end of August.The exhibition consist of various works  developed for EYE ”More Sweetly Play the Dance, a frieze of moving images measuring some 45 meters in length. In addition to […]

William Kentridge -If you have no eye...

On Saturday 28th of March the David Krut Workshop (DKW) hosted a demonstration for William Kentridge’s If you have no eye-The Full Creative Process. This event provided insight into the full creative process of the making of –If you have no eye,William Kentridge’s large scale,110-page-linocut-from carving to printing,to assembly and everything in between.Master Printer Jillian […]

Interview With Mongezi Ncaphayi

Over the past two weeks, David Krut Workshop (DKW) has had the pleasure of working with, Johannesburg-based artist, Mongezi Ncaphayi. Mongezi’s work explores issues of politics, power, gender and social atrocities that govern daily life.  He has recently been investigating ways to articulate his visual language by applying a thorough technical and conceptual approach. We sat […]

Interview With Quinten Edward William...

Johannesburg-based friend and associated artist of David Krut Projects, Quinten Edwards Williams, recently spent a week in the David Krut Workshop (DKW) located at Arts On Main, in the – Maboneng Precint, Johannesburg. Quinten made use of his time exploring his expression through the medium of print making. We sat down with Quinten in order […]

Interview with Claire Zinn

At the intimate David Krut Workshop (DKW) at 151 Jan Smuts the pressure wheel has been turning on the regular, playing host to current artist-in-residence, Claire Zinn. Claire is an artist living in Johannesburg, who holds an Honours degree in Fine Art from Rhodes University. She has been exploring the concept of destruction inspired by […]