Posts tagged Photography

Asuka Nirasawa | David Krut Pr...

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 […]

Aida Muluneh Cape Town Exhibitio...

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 […]

Book Launch – Roger Ballen...

Book Launch – Roger Ballen: “Asylum of the Birds” – Thursday 10 April 2014

BOOK LAUNCH: Thursday 10 April 2014, 18:00 for 18:30 at David Krut Bookstore, 151 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood Roger Ballen will be in discussion with Bronwyn Law-Viljoen about Asylum of the Birds. The images in Asylum of the Birds have been photographed entirely within the confines of a house in a Johannesburg suburb, the location of […]

Stephen Hobbs at University of S...

Stephen Hobbs at University of Stellenbosch Gallery

A series of installation shots from Stephen Hobbs’s show, Activities on the grid, which opened 2 March 2013.  Photographs courtesy of Stephen Hobbs.  

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 […]

Cedric Nunn, “Call and Res...

Cedric Nunn, “Call and Response” – review by John Edwin Mason

Writer, critic and scholar on African history and the history of photography at the University of Virginia, John Edwin Mason, was in attendance at the opening of Cedric Nunn’s Call and Response at David Krut Projects in New York last week. He has written a delightful review of the exhibition – the full article can be […]

Cedric Nunn, “Call and Res...

Cedric Nunn, “Call and Response” opens at David Krut Projects, New York

Cedric Nunn’s exhibition, Call and Response, opened at David Krut Projects New York on 12 September. Professor Sean Jacobs, a native of Cape Town and founder of the blog Africa is a Country gave the opening speech. A celebratory dinner was hosted in the gallery for around 20 people after the opening, with guests including […]

The story behind the image ̵...

The story behind the image – Cedric Nunn

This moving image will appear as part of an exhibition of work by Cedric Nunn at David Krut Projects, New York. It also features in Cedric Nunn: Call and Response published by Fourthwall Books and Hatje Cantz, which will be available alongside the exhibition. Cedric Nunn gives Fourthwall Books two perspectives on the image. Nunn’s […]

Cedric Nunn – showing at D...

Cedric Nunn – showing at David Krut Projects, New York, 12 September – 25 October 2012

David Krut Projects, New York, will be exhibiting a selection of Cedric Nunn’s work drawn primarily from an on-going project entitled Blood Relatives that Nunn started as a young photographer. Although, as the title of the project suggests, the images are of Nunn’s extended family, the photographs are significant beyond family portraiture, and expose a […]

Don Pinnock – A History of...

Don Pinnock – A History of Postcards from the Road

“Being a historian and criminologist as well as a journalist, my photography grew up in the gritty social realism of a country at war with itself. The images were peripheral to my writing, taken with no skill, a good deal of bravado and always of people. I staggered out of the 1980s near burned out […]

Justin Fox – A History of ...

Justin Fox – A History of Postcards from the Road

“I was given my first Nikon at the age of 12, just before a family trip to Europe. Since then, photography has always been associated with travel for me. Photographing and writing became ways of capturing my journeys. This developed into a passion that has grown over the years. When I joined Getaway magazine 13 […]

Borders: Bamako Photography Enco...

This exhibition, produced for the last edition of Bamako Encounters – African Photography Biennial of 2009, brings together around 180 photographs and videos that reflect today’s African artistic approach to photography and video. Addressing the theme “Borders”, this collective exhibition provides diverse interpretations and representations of socio-political, cultural and identity issues. Alastair Whitton‘s series Patmos […]

Gary Schneider – Genetic S...

Mask Self-Portrait, 1999 “At the end of 1996 I was invited to make a response to the Human Genome Project. I decided that I would make a diagnostic genetic self-portrait. I met with Dr. Dorothy Warburton, a geneticist at the Cytogenetics Laboratory at Columbia Presbyterian and through Dr. Warburton I made contact with other scientists […]

Gary Schneider – Nudes

“In 1989 I began working in total darkness, using a small flashlight as the sole light source to create a series of close-up portraits of friends’ faces. By the end of 2001 I had become so adept at counting light that it became possible to sustain an exposure for the hour or so required to […]

Gary Schneider Biography

Gary Schneider Biography

Gary Schneider was born in South Africa and moved to New York where has lived since 1977. He has a Bachelor of Fine Art from the Michaelis School of Fine Art in Cape Town and a Master of Fine Art from Pratt Institute in New York. In the 1970’s Gary worked in the theatre of […]

Gary Schneider ‘Art on Pap...

Faye Hirsch may 2002 Gary Schneider, Rose 1989 (2001) a photogravure with chine colle in an edition of 25 plus five artist’s proofs and two printer’s proofs. Gary Schneider, Rose 1989 (2001) a photogravure with chine colle in an edition of 25 plus five artist’s proofs and two printer’s proofs. It measures 25×29-1/2 in. (paper) […]

Gary Schneider – Portraits

by Deborah Martin Kao Considered one of the most thought-provoking photographers practicing today, South African-born Gary Schneider creates unique luminescent portraits that transform their specific subject matter and probe the enigmatic character of identity. This remarkable book is the first to examine Schneider’s innovative portrait work. Deborah Martin Kao discusses Schneider’s re-presentation of nineteenth-century studio […]