JOÃO RENATO ORECCHIA ZÚÑIGA Abroad

Orecchia is now travelling internationally to perform his compositions with The Blind Mass Orchestra during the Holland Festival 2019 in Amsterdam. William Kentridge and Faustin Linyekula are also taking part in the festival as associate artists. As an introduction, William Kentridge will be on stage with his lecture-performance Defence of the Less Good Idea, an ode to deviating from an […]

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Print of the Month | December 2018 – Matthew Hindley ‘Fireball’

This month features Matthew Hindley’s watercolour monotype Fireball, 2016 as our print of the month.  This print was the first monotype pulled when he made this series at the David Krut Workshop in 2016. Hindley’s selection of cell phone photographs were found on Google images and newsfeeds. He is attracted to the raw quality of […]

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Maja Maljević – Polytekton (poly=many tekton=artisan, maker or craftsman)

Maljević has been making prints with the David Krut Workshop (DKW) since 2007. Over the years she has made etchings, monotypes, woodcuts and linocuts. In anticipation for her solo show Polytekton, 2018 at the David Krut Projects Gallery, Johannesburg, Maljević collaborated with Master Printer Jillian Ross and her team, at the David Krut Workshop, on a series […]

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Maja Maljević – Document for the People

David Krut Projects is proud to announce new editions by Maja Maljević. The series was made at the David Krut Workshop (DKW) in 2018 and is titled ‘Document for the People.’ The series includes: 61 x New prints, 11 silkscreen colours, 5 x intaglio colours, 9 x types of paper, 8 x techniques, 6 x printmakers […]

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Artist Series E19: Daudi Karungi | The Kampala Art Biennale 2018

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 […]

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Artist Series E16: John Bauer | Art, coping in a world of A.I and how we build self esteem as humans become obsolete.

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 […]

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Deborah Bell – Invocations to the Plate

David Krut Projects is proud to announce new editions by Deborah Bell.  The series was launched at her exhibition Invocations to the Plate at the David Krut Projects Gallery, Johannesburg. Bell’s work considers the border between mortality and immortality, matter and spirit, presence and absence, the quotidian and the mythic, the grounded and the transcended. […]

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DKW Intern | Sarah Hunkin

I have come to realize that a print workshop like David Krut, is not all about the inking up and printing, it’s a huge part but definitely not the only thing that happens in the studio. I am Sarah, a 4th year BA Fine Arts student, studying at Wits University and I’m majoring in Linocut […]

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Print/s of the Month (April) – Jaco Van Schalkwyk

Jaco van Schalkwyk’s Waltz is a multi-plate deeply bitten, sugarlift aquatint etching printed onto a thin translucent paper*. The technique of sugarlift (painting with sugar) allows for gestural and painterly marks to be etched into the copper plate and plates were deeply bitten to hold a large amount of ink. This print demonstrates Van Schalkwyk’s carefully […]

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The Opening of Lebo Thoka’s “It Is Well: An Ode To Karabo”

On Thursday 28  February, we had the pleasure of opening “It Is Well: An Ode To Karabo”, a series of photographic prints by Lebo Thoka. The works were created by the open Window Institute Graduate in the wake of 2017’s mass-media coverage of South Africa’s femicidal climate. The young artist was particularly shocked with how […]

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Print/s of the Month (January) – Lynda Ballen

Ballen’s Find 2 (2016) demonstrates beautifully the technique of sugarlift aquatint, chine collé and hard ground line. The larger gestural repetitive marks at the bottom of the image are made using sugarlift aquatint. This allows the artist to create a tonal area that is true to the directly made mark. The length of time etched will […]

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Artist Series E06 | William Kentridge on Work, Life & Influences | Sound clips from1997

In 1997 David Krut published a CD Rom on Kentridge, which was the first major publication on his work, presenting sections from his videos and also Kentridge talking about aspects of his work up until that time. The following Episode gives you an incite into Kentridge’s work, life and influences. Artist Series E06 | William […]

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Tribute to Jack Shirreff: Master Printer and Artist

Reflecting back on 2017 we recall the memory of Jack Shirreff, who established and ran 107 Workshop, a unique collaborative print workshop in Wiltshire, England. The workshop offered the complete range of printmaking processes with experimentation at the root of it’s brilliance. In 1981, Shirreff  and the British Pop artist Joe Tilson collaborated in creating […]

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Artist Series E03: Wilfred Ukpong Social Sculpture & the Third World

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 […]

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Asuka Nirasawa | David Krut Projects Cape Town Artist-in-Residency

David Krut Projects Cape Town (DKCT) is delighted to announce its first artist-in-residency (AIR). During the month of May, the Japanese artist, Asuka Nirasawa will be transforming the project space into her studio, activating the space and in the process creating an entirely new body of work. Born and raised in Osaka, Japan, Nirasawa studied […]

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David Krut Projects Featured Artist: Tendai Mupita

David Krut Projects is pleased to present our featured artist, Tendai Mupita. His work will be on show at David Krut Bookstore, 151 Jan Smuts Avenue from 1 – 8 April 2017. […]

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Q&A Session with Jessica Webster about ‘Original Skin’

Jessica Webster Interviewed by Juliet White David Krut Projects, Johannesburg, January 2011   How would you frame this body of prints in relation to your concerns as a contemporary painter? Critical painting can evoke a special kind of visuality and affect that slips and escapes the attempt to find a linguistic equivalent, and this to […]

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