Posts Tagged ‘CAPE TOWN’

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 […]


Dear Ignorance, I have a problem with the word imperialist. From time imperial can be synonymised with Regal, majestic, and sovereign – You can go ahead and miss me with that imperialist bull quick Because Rhodes didn’t ‘regally’ rob my people. Neither did he ‘majestically’ murder the masses of bodies now lying in unmarked graves. […]


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An astonishing, massive hanging floor – a complete revamp of what was the Craft Market at the V&A Waterfront. Renamed the Watershed. The designers of the space, Cape Town based, Wolff Architects. The client, the V&A Waterfront. Those that are constructing it, WHBO. It is not quite ready yet, scheduled to open in October. The […]


Art is a selective recreation of reality according to an artist’s metaphysical value judgments. An artist recreates those aspects of reality which represent their fundamental view of human nature.” – Marcel Proust The Brave New World show, is on untill 1st November. A must see! 7 enormous rooms – about a kilometer of walking, to […]


500+ people came to the opening of this magnificent exhibition at the South African Iziko National Gallery (ISANG). Curated by fine artist, Ernestine White & Andrea Lewis. 7 massive rooms of art, beautifully displayed. The place was packed with a good demographic mix. The evening ‘First Thursday of the month’ art walkabout in Cape Town has really […]


“Southern Guild was founded in 2008 by Trevyn & Julian McGowan.   Devoted to encouraging South African designers & artists to explore & produce more challenging work” – Southern Guild                               The main hall, impeccably styled – no overcrowding of objects in semi minimalist spaces. Gave me a […]


Cape Town : Design : Art : 2014 World Design Capital : Expo “…Devoted to encouraging South African designers & artists to explore & produce more challenging work” – Southern Guild [SG] SG founders : Trevyn & Julian McGowan 2008                               The main hall, impeccably styled – no overcrowding […]


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 […]


Southern Guild –  a “forum for South African designers to challenge and support each other, unified by national origin but with diverse views and voices… the collection now has a reputation for innovation, excellence and a truly fresh perspective.” GUILD “In fact, dancing to our own design tune, really valuing and exercising our uniqueness, has […]