Rotation of the flywheel – DKCT visits DKW

The David Krut Workshop is a collaborative printmaking studio where selected artists work with master printer Jillian Ross and her team of printers to make fine art prints. The David Krut Projects Cape Town Team have their annul visit to Johannesburg in July to join in and learn more from the David Krut Workshop’s activities. […]

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Limited Edition Print Pop Up Shop at START – St Theresa’s Art Festival

The David Krut Workshop is excited to be participating in START – ST Theresa’s Art Festival as part of Art Paper Planes’ Limited Edition Print Pop Up Shop. As part of the Print Pop up at START, a variety of editioned and unique work by over 30 artists will be on show. Artists include: Deborah Bell, Chad […]

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Audiovisual Showcase: Never Read The News Alone

Written by Alex Abrahams On Sunday 19 November 2017, David Krut Projects in Cape Town hosted an audiovisual showcase called Never Read the News Alone. The event contained a reading of various newspaper articles by two artists to a captive audience that was also treated to the sounds of live musical experimentation from three musicians. Current […]

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Artist Series E04 | Jacob van Schalkwyk Video Art

  Within his Solo Project and Print Launch Dolcefarniente, artist  Jaocb van Schalkwyks has included three video based artworks in the showcase. In this podcast van Schalkwyk discusses these three video works, Futility of Actions, 2015, After Wegman, 2012 and Art Years Are Like Dog Years, 2006-2017. Further, he will discuss the artists who influenced […]

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Oh! Sweet Nothing

Jaco van Schalkwyk’s travelling solo show, DOLCEFARNIENTE, explores an ideal state of mind.  Cape Town-based author-artist Jaco van Schalkwyk’s 2014 Burroughs-redux debut novel, The Alibi Club, is an apt entry point into DOLCEFARNIENTE, the artist’s 2017 solo show at David Krut Projects. Like the book, the exhibition is about finding freedom in unexpected places, and then realising […]

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Feeling a Little Nosey with William Kentridge & Jane Taylor

David Krut Projects Cape Town recently hosted Jane Taylor in conversation with William Kentridge on her latest published work William Kentridge Being Led by the Nose. Taylor, a long-time friend and collaborator with Kentridge has previously contributed to Ubu and the Truth Commission, and The Confessions of Zeno. Being Led by the Nose uses The […]

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Allsorts – a painting by Jacob van Schalkwyk

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 […]

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Word Art E01| Poetry Reading by Douglas Reid Skinner

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, […]

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Meet David Krut Projects Cape Town

David Krut Projects in Cape Town is a cosy elegant space nestled in the garden retreat of the Montebello Design Centre. A satellite gallery connecting the larger David Krut Projects network with Cape Town art community-arena, and which increases the David Krut footprint of accessible arts spaces for the public. David Krut Projects Cape Town […]

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A Japanese Sensibility of South Africa – Asuka Nirasawa’s Art

Meet Asuka Nirasawa, artist-in-residence at David Krut Projects Cape Town in May. The residence showcase has been extended until 14 September 2017 due to her work’s popularity.   MULTIFINITY by Asuka Nirasawa 01 May – 14 September  I  Tuesday – Saturday 9 am – 5 pm David Krut Projects Cape Town, Montebello Design Centre, 31 […]

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Asuka Nirasawa Enamoured by MULTIFINITY

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 […]

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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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Patricia Schonstein X Olivié Keck – Poetry Reading and Walkabout

“Selfie Deceit”, 2016, watercolor monotype, 75 x 57cm, 1/1. 19.11.2016 On Saturday 19 November 2016, Patricia Schonstein, our poet in residence delivered a poetry reading to accompany Olivié Keck’s walkabout at her current exhibition, Selfie Fulfilling Prophecy. Schonstein chose 16 poems to accompany Keck’s exhibition. From “Africa! My Africa! An anthology of poems”: ‘Song of […]

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Jacob van Schalkwyk at DK Cape Town and JHB Bookstore Galleries 2016-10

04.10.16 Blogger: Jessie Cohen We are currently exhibiting different series’ of new works by Jacob van Schalkwyk simultaneously at our Cape Town gallery as well as at the DK Bookstore in Johannesburg. Checkerboard Room at the Johannesburg Bookstore: Jacob van Schalkwyk’s use of walnut oil has opened up a new technical avenue in his recent work. […]

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Jacqueline Flint in conversation with Jacob van Schalkwyk 2016-10

04.10.16 This conversation accompanies SUNSETS – a series of 6 drawings in lithographic ink on paper by Jacob van Schalkwyk – shown at David Krut Projects in Cape Town from 17 September to 22 October 2016. Topics Covered: Colour / nature / layering / fire / control / futility / topography / category / theory / inspiration / expiration […]

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July in Review – what have the DKP team and our associated artists been up to?

22.07.16 This month, we showcased a rich selection of contemporary artists at Turbine Art Fair (TAF), including Quinten Williams, Mary Wafer, Robyn Penn, Rhett Martyn, Maja Maljevic, Stephen Hobbs, Keneilwe Mokoena, Jaco van Schalkwyk, Senzo Shabangu, Mischa Fritsch, Mongezi Ncaphayi and Lorenzo Nassimbeni. A memorable moment was Robyn Penn’s TAF tour for kids, which had two main […]

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Aida Muluneh Cape Town Exhibition 2016

Aida Muluneh | David Krut Projects | Montebello Design Centre | 28 Jun – 13 Aug David Krut Projects Cape Town’s upcoming exhibition features a selection of images from Aida Muluneh’s most recent photographic bodies, namely The Wolf You Feed and The World is 9. “I’m trying to make art digestible, no matter whether you’re […]

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Michael Amery, Trees by Man – The Making Of

In this video Michael Amery shows the steps of how he creates some of his charcoal drawings. With this work, Trees by Man 20, he starts out by folding the paper to set the foundation for a grid. When he primes the paper with charcoal, the dust settles in the grooves, accentuating the vanishing point, […]

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