Stephen Hobbs’ Embodiment and Transmission of the City’s Experience

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 […]

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Faith47 featured at Miami Art Basel 2013 and SCOPE Miami Beach 2013

Three works by one of South African’s top street artists, Faith47, were featured in Miami this December. Two works were featured in Wynwood Walls: Women On the Walls, co-curated by Jeffrey Deitch. The exhibition features the works of Aiko, Miss Van, Maya Hayuk, Lady Pink, Fafi, Sheryo, Kashink, Lakwena, Faith 47, Claw Money, Too Fly, Jess&Katie, […]

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Installation and Progress Images – Faith47’s Fragments of a Burnt History

Photographs by Rowan Pybus of the artist working on editions, setting up the installation and details of the installation itself. Faith47’s Fragments of a Burnt History, showing at David Krut Projects Parkwood from 8 November 2012 to mid-January 2013, is comprised of an installation of found objects and artwork created in the artist’s studio, as […]

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TEASER VIDEO – FAITH47, FRAGMENTS OF A BURNT HISTORY

A teaser video in preparation of Faith47’s solo exhibition at David Krut Projects, Parkwood – Fragments of a Burnt History. Filmed and Produced by Rowan Pybus Music – ‘Jim comes to Joburg’ by Dolly Rathebe SHOW OPENS 8 NOVEMBER, 6.30pm read more about the exhibition FRAGMENTS OF A BURNT HISTORY – TEASER _ 2012 from […]

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Faith47 – The Long Wait, Part Three

The Long Wait is a series of artworks created on the streets of Johannesburg towards the end of September 2012, which constituted the first instalment of Fragments of a Burnt History. The images, referencing a photographic project by Alexia Webster entitled Waiting for Work, are of groups of men in various postures of waiting. The […]

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Faith47 and DALeast show in Melbourne

As part of a very busy travel schedule for 2012, Faith47 and DALeast have spent some time in Melbourne for the Carbon Festival and their collaborative show, Antenna Garden, at the RTIST Gallery. In her work for Antenna Garden, Faith47 is exploring scratchings on walls – ‘marks left behind by vagrants and stowaways, emotional scrapings, […]

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Faith47 shows at Von der Heydt Museum, Wuppertal

LEFT: “La mierda que tenemos que travesar nadando” (Purge the horrible darkness of my mind) RIGHT: “Horridas nostrae mentis purga tenebras” (The shit we have to swim through) Both works are mixed media, 200 x 87cm Faith47 is best known in South Africa for her influence in the street art arena, but she is fast […]

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