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    TAXI Art Books Educational Supplement: Jeremy Wafer


    Born in Durban in 1953, Jeremy Wafer received his BA degree from the University of Natal and his Masters in Fine Art degree from the University of the Witwatersrand in 1987. Since then, his sculptural and print work has remained informed by an artistic language which is modular, minimal and contemplative, and which varies in aesthetic effect and social purpose.

  • A Universal Archive: William Kentridge as Printmaker (English)


    This unique and beautifully presented book includes almost 100 prints from 1988 to the present, with a stress on experimental, collaborative and serial works. Kentridge’s distinctive use of light and shadow and silhouettes, his concern with memory and perspective, and his absorption in literary texts are all strongly in evidence throughout this book, which provides new insights into the working methods of this prolific artist.

  • Points for Departure


    In Points for Departure ceramicist Dina Prinsloo documents her life’s work through a sumptuous collection of photographs, text, diagrams and notes. The book documents Prinsloo’s collaboration with prominent South African architects in which she has created sculptural objects and containers that become extensions of site and the built structure.

  • Francois Krige – Centenary (Catalogue)


    2013 marked the centenary of the birth of Francois Krige (1913-1994). David Krut Projects celebrated the occasion with an exhibition of his work curated by Justin Fox, nephew of the artist and authority on his life and art. In addition to self-portraits spanning Krige’s career, the exhibition presents a selection of significant works on paper over six decades.

  • Stephen Hobbs: Be Careful In The Working Radius


    The catalogue, “Be Careful In The Working Radius, was printed alongside the namesake exhibition. This exhibition is the culmination of the most recent work Stephen Hobbs has been making at DKW.

    Early in his career, Stephen Hobbs recognised the need to develop his practice across the disciplines of artistic production, curatorial practice and cultural management. Through committed urban investigation and experimentation, focused primarily on Johannesburg since 1994, he has sustained a dialogue with urban space through video, installation, curated projects, photography and sculpture.

  • Handspring Puppet Company (Soft Cover)


    Handspring Puppet Company was founded by Basil Jones, Adrian Kohler, Jill Joubert and Jon Weinberg in 1981. They have produced eleven plays and two operas, collaborated with many different artists including Mali’s Sogolon Puppet Troupe and South African artist William Kentridge which opened in over 200 venues in South Africa and abroad.

  • TAF002 Spier Contemporary 2007


    For the Second DVD in the TAXI Art Films series, director Revel Fox gathered extraordinary footage of some of the artists included in Spier Contemporary 2007. This Curated exhibition, organized by the Africa Centre, was held in a temporary structure built out of shipping containers at the Spier Wine Estate in Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa. The cutting-edge exhibition represented a wide range of South African artists working in a variety of media.

  • TAXI Art Book Educational Supplement: Diane Victor


    This Educational Supplement is published together with TAXI 013 Diane Victor. The importance of Diane Victor’s impressive body of drawings and prints lies not simply in its biting social commentary and the sometimes macabre quality of her images, but also in the interplay between the tough and the fragile in her work, between the subject matter of her visual narratives and the delicate mark-making and fragility of her preferred media.

  • TAXI Art Book Educational Supplement: Paul Stopforth


    Paul Stopforth produced several bodies of work that were startling in their courageous engagement with the repressive society in which he lived. The importance of Stopforth’s work is that he is an acute observer of the minutiae of everyday life and keenly attuned to the significance of ordinary objects, which he imbues with dignity and careful metaphorical significance.

  • TAXI Art Book Educational Supplement: Samson Mudzunga


    Samson Mudzunga was born in 1938 in Shanzha, Dopeni, in the Nzhelele district of the former Venda “homeland”. Although Mudzunga began playing with clay as a child, it wasn’t until much later in life that he became a self-sustaining artist, acclaimed for his performance events and for his extraordinary wood carvings, particularly his enormous “coffin drums”.

  • TAXI Art Book Educational Supplement: Willlem Boshoff


    In a prolific career spanning more than two decades, Willem Boshoff has produced his own dictionaries, intricately crafted wooden sculptures, installations in sand, and monumental works in stone. If there is a single thread binding these diverse works together, it is his fascination with language and books.

  • TAXI Art Book Educational Supplement: Sandile Zulu


    This Educational Supplement is published with TAXI-012 Sandile Zulu by Colin Richards. Sandile Zulu’s work incorporates and gives expression to a many layered mythology in which fire, transformation, planetary cycles, and natural rhythms are key elements. Zulu uses found objects that he scavenges from industrial sites and from nature, but the distinctive scorch-marks and burnt…

  • TAXI Art Book Educational Supplement: Steven Cohen


    Steven Cohen is a pioneering artist best known for his performances and public interventions. He challenges the boundaries of traditional media and modes of expression and provocatively confronts issues of identity.

  • TAXI Art Book Educational Supplement: David Koloane


    David Koloane was born in 1938 in Alexandra Township, Johannesburg. He studied art at the Bill Ainslie Studios in Johannesburg and later completed a Diploma in Museum Studies at the University of London. Koloane established a reputation, both locally and internationally, as a pioneer black artist in apartheid South Africa and was the founding member of institutions promoting and supporting black talent in South Africa from the mid-1970s.

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    William Kentridge – Tate Modern Artist Series


    “It’s not a mistake to see a shape in the cloud. That’s what it is to be alive with your eyes open; to be constantly, promiscuously, putting things together”. – William Kentridge.

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    Diane Victor – Burning the Candle at Both Ends

    This book was published to coincide with the exhibition of Diane Victor’s work at the University of Johannesburg, Ashes to Ashes and Smoke to Dust, which ran from mid-November 2011 to the end of January 2012.