Posts tagged Johannesburg

Stephen Hobbs’ Embodiment ...

The experience of the city is personal, as such artists often choose to depict their vision of a city, a dystopian or utopian projection of the space as they see it. Yet Stephen Hobbs of the Trinity Sessions is experienced in inner city art projects that work on urban rejuvenation harnessing the skills of underprivileged […]

Brian Shure

Brian Shure

Mechanic’s Gate Suite, Hardground etching, 5 ½” x 7” image on 15” x 11 ¼” Arches 88 paper, 2010, edition of 20 Brian Shure is a painter and printmaker working with representations of the city as an actor in the human dramas of everyday life. He received a BA from Antioch College, apprenticed with Ernest DeSoto […]

Book Launch and Exhibition ̵...

Book Launch and Exhibition – Patrick de Mervelec – “Johannesburg: Architecture and Heritage”

JOHANNESBURG Architecture and Heritage Book launch and photographic exhibition by Patrick de Mervelec David Krut Projects, 142 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood, Johannesburg Saturday 9 March 2013 at 12pm The event will be opened by Her Excellency Mrs Elisabeth Barbier, Ambassador of France in South Africa. Opening address by Fanuel Motsepe “In the gloom – the […]

Stephen Hobbs – Urban Labo...

On 21 July at Villa Arcadia, 22 Oxford Road, Parktown, Stephen Hobbs will be speaking and taking part in a discussion which he has titled Urban Labotomy/Laboratory. The talk will “(d)raw on Rem Koolhaas’ notion of skyscraper buildings as a design disconnect between – interior function and exterior form, thus a dysfunctional signifier of urbanity, […]

The Naked Pressure of City Life

by Senzo Shabangu “This is one of the dangerous places – if you don’t follow what you want and belive, if you don’t become unique amongst the the masses, if you are scared to say things the way you see them as a human being, and if you follow the crowd then the city will […]