Mwamba Mulangala

Proposal: I have been exploring the use of discarded materials from my immediate environment and employing text plus metaphor by recycling packaging carton boxes with a focus to instigate the connection between commercial brands and commercial sex work – with their connection to enterprise. Further, I also aimed to create humorous yet definitive allegory through […]

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Kelly Clohessy

Proposal: CRASH – the collective noun for Rhino, as in A Crash of Rhino. The concept for CRASH was borne out of my observation of the current rhino crisis within South Africa.This series of work is split into 4 parts. Part I compares the characteristics of the White and the Black Rhino. Part II depicts […]

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Lisahluma

Proposal: I am a storytelling and writing artists who wishes to showcase her work through a live performance . I would like to perform a piece which seeks to contribute towards celebration of the international literacy day in September while simultatneously raising awareness about abduction of girl children in our continent. It is entitled ” […]

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It is what it is…

Proposal: It is what it is is an exhibition that consists of works that manipulate and transform the traditional forms of art making as means of visually communicating and questioning current issues. The participating contemporary artists depart from the modernistic notion of art making technically and by conceptually developing their work in order to communicate […]

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Howard Smith

Proposal: What is your work about? I am interested in the process of making art and trying to make visible its means and development. This interest conjoins with a need to pare down my means whenever possible. For some time now I have focused on the brush stroke or mark as the basic element I […]

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Bisschoff & De Villiers

Proposal: A two-person exhibition of artworks. The two of us have been painting our very particular interpretations of skies and variations thereof for many years and have decided to co-exhibit in order to give audiences a powerful visual experience. Much of our work is based on influences of the Old Masters with a definite 21st […]

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Nicola van Straaten & Coila-Leah Enderstein

Proposal: Rhythm Study is a short dance film that documents the traces of a conversation between a musician and a dancer. In the performing arts, dance and music have always shared a certain relationship. Although each art form exists fully in its own right, there is something intuitive and attractive about the dialogue, the conversation […]

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Claudia Shneider

Proposal: Claudia Shneider I propose to make an installative sculpture on the Joburg Fringe, I am working on a concept. At this stage it is a work in progress and has a working title Platforming the Engage Practice. I will also exhibit a series of drawings. I hope to update the text here accordingly, once […]

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BLD Collective

Submitted by: Nkosinathi Khumalo Proposal: Between Life & Death (BLD) Collective presents the “Alternative Narratives Of Soweto” photographic exhibition. Between Life & Death is a collective of young emerging artists (Sanele Moya, Nkosinathi Khumalo, Tebogo Moche, Nathi Khumalo, Themba Mbuyisa and Moss Moeng). We are dedicated to using the photography medium and multimedia to think […]

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Stephen Rothenburg

Proposal: These oil paintings are urban-scapes of Johannesburg. They are of spaces accessible and inaccessible to people; of ownership and dispossession; of meanings and loss of meanings. They are my visions of mostly the eastern suburbs of this city. Biography: I have painted for most of my life. In Port Elizabeth, in Johannesburg, in London, […]

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