Archive for the ‘CAPE TOWN’ Category

8/10 podcast BBC Thinking Allowed : Eviction/s (starts @11.45mins) Its mostly women & children. NO one is up in arms! Why? #gentrification UK USA & #capetown #ApartheidDesignedCitiesMustFall #ApartheidDesignMustFall #patriarchyMustFall #decolonise LINK podcast http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0742mqb If the link doesn’t work use HOLA to access the site http://hola.org/ and use UK based connection. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0742mqb photo by Odette Herbert […]


University of Cape Town – Last week [March 2015], shit was thrown at the bronze of Cecil Rhodes (1853 – 1903) on campus. He donated the land to build UCT on. “The Rhodes statue is ridiculous. How do you steal a million square miles of Africa and then want recognition for donating some of it […]


Splendid Georgian warehouse. Stairs to the African Arts Institute office. The spare part for the antique lift, R50? thousand! Keeps everyone fit! Photography by Odette Herbert Big long spaces with exhibition lighting. And unfamiliar holes in the ceiling Heavy duty metal fire? doors & barred tiny windows, run along the adjacent building, that long ago […]


Guild Design Fair Cape Town DNA : Design Network Africa     MORE DNA IMAGES & INFO Handspring Puppet Company   Where are they performing now? http://www.handspringpuppet.co.za/whats-on-now/ http://www.handspringpuppet.co.za/ Rossana Orlandi – Italy Milano    http://www.rossanaorlandi.com/< Maker Library Network       http://makerlibrarynetwork.org/ Photography by Odette Herbert MLN what? “The Maker Library Network (MLN) will establish […]


Design Network Africa [DNA] is a dynamic programme led by the Danish Centre for Culture and Development (CKU), funded by the Danish Government and orchestrated by Source. DNA connects highly respected designers from sub-Saharan Africa who represent the vibrancy and distinctive expression of a new African identity. In a true interchange of skills, aesthetics and […]


Yough! What a wonderful experience… am still in shock from the quantity of stunning art hanging on the walls by African artists & or African galleries. Lovely friendly atmosphere – got a little too crowded for me at times… Congratulations to organisers, great job and sponsors who paid for it! Here are a few images […]


Cape Town, art, Cape Town Art Fair 2014, Odette Herbert, Ernestine White, curator, Africa


Artist : Caryn Scrimgeour from Everard Read Gallery -Portswood Rd, Cape Town 8001 W H E N ? Friday, 28 February 2014 10h00 – 20h00 Saturday, 1 March 2014 10h00 – 20h00 Sunday, 2 March 2014 10h00 – 18h00 W H E R E ? The Pavilion, V&A Waterfront Cnr. Portswood & Beach Road, V&A […]


It describes what it really took to get the enormously controversial, Cape Town Stadium built, now poised for the 2010 World Cup, that begins in 12 days time “BUILDING THE CAPE TOWN STADIUM CAME WITH SHOVELS OF GOOD INTENTIONS , A BIG TICKING CLOCK , BACK-ROOM LOBBYING , PUBLIC ARM WRESTLING , HEAVY NEGOTIATION & […]


Photography by Odette Herbert ________________________________________________________________________ If you click on the images they show up larger LINK – DESIGN INDABA 2012 – Cape Town. .