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“every Project has a story to it and this one begins at the World Cup 2010, in a Chinese restaurant in downtown Johannesburg. I was staying with a friend Thabang Skwambane, when at a lunch in Chinatown, he suggested that I bring my two sons growing up in a world of privelage back in the [...]


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In 2009, William Kentridge and Gerhard Marx were commissioned to make a public sculpture for the City of Johannesburg to be installed in time for the 2010 Soccer World Cup. The sculpture is based on a drawing by Kentridge of a woman street vendor—known colloquially as a fire walker—carrying a burning brazier on her head. [...]

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Dressed to the nines, the curious and the confident swished and streamed into PRIVATE PRACTICE (Lister Medical Building), downtown Johannesburg to witness the launch of journalist Mandy Wiener’s much awaited book, Killing Kebble: An Underworld Exposed. The venue was chosen, among other reasons, because it overlooks the Johannesburg High Court, where much of the action [...]

Positions: Contemporary artists in South Africa thumbnail

Peter Anders and Matthew Krouse’s Positions: Contemporary South African Artists. Published by Jacana Media in association with Goethe-Institut South Africa and the Akademie der Künste, Berlin. Launch hosted by INTERMISSION at PRIVATE PRACTICE. featuring live music by Ntone Edjabe and a photographic exhibition by Sally Shorkend. “Ranging from resistance to education, contemporary artists are increasingly [...]


Press Release: August 2010 Rising stars, Tebogo Malope and Pako Magabane launch their first independent photography book at a live music event and public exhibition @ the INTERMISSION Gallery, November 30th, 2010. Black Ambition: Life in two lenses is an anthology of photographs from renowned young filmmaker Tebogo Malope and reputable young photographer Pako Magabane. [...]