I love you I hate you is a book about Johannesburg told in two parts.
The first is told through design. The second part is told through the essays of 34 writers describing a complicated relationship with Johannesburg.
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The World According to Roger Ballen, coauthored with Colin Rhodes, looks at Ballen’s career in the wider cultural context beyond photography, including his connections with and interest in art brut. It features photographs selected from across Ballen’s career, along with installations created exclusively for an exhibition at the Halle Saint Pierre, Paris, and examples of objects and works from Ballen’s own collection of art brut.
This work follows the transformation of Sir Giles Gilbert Scott’s brick power station, on Bankside, into the Tate Modern art gallery, by Swiss Architects Herzog & de Meuron. It presents a photographic account of every stage of the development and includes an interview with Jacques Herzog.
book about the re-establishment of the gallery premises at the then-named Johannesburg Civic Theatre by the Trinity Session
Effortless service is the ultimate luxury, and at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, your welcome is as warm and enveloping as a Mediterranean summer’s night. The spectacular setting is only enhanced by the courteous and ubiquitous hotel staff, there to anticipate your every need. Meet the valets, porters, decorators, florists, chefs, tennis pros, and the other artisans of hospitality who keep the hotel running as smoothly as a fine Swiss watch.
This uniquely bound three-volume accordion-folded set opens up to allow the reader not only to view each city individually, but also to compare simultaneously the three photographic studies of each metropolis and its citizens.
With its mix of magnificent puppets, live actors, captivating costumes and evocative music, video projection and dance, “Tall Horse” has enchanted theatre goers world wide. This spectacular production is the result of an exceptional meeting between South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company and Mali’s Sogolon Puppet Troupe. Mervyn Millar had unique access to the production, from development workshops through rehearsals to the first performances for the world tour.
In this exhibition, 13 artists filled the galleries with dramatic tableaux of puppets, props, and sets, from shadow puppets to marionettes, and from tiny toy theater to larger-than life whole-body puppets. The Art of Contemporary Puppet Theater showed how the ancient art of puppetry, devised for storytelling, can – in extraordinary new ways – also give expression to the invisible worlds of emotions and ideas.
A celebration of modern life in Soweto, these stunning and stirring photographs show the importance of this township within the collective consciousness of South Africa. Going beyond Soweto’s historic struggles with apartheid, these images instead reveal the traditional importance of art, dance, and fashion in the community’s daily life—and to showcase a new cosmopolitan energy as the people reinvent themselves and their urban space.
Sketches shows Polaroids made in Africa between 2002 and 2010. This book could be an explanation or a introducion to the previous Flamboya book and project but in fact Sketches is a small and magic book on its own, showing the beautiful universe of Viviane Sassen’s photography.
Traces and Tracks: A Thirty Year Journey with the San documents the history and life of the San in Namibia, Botswana and South Africa. It depicts Paul Weinberg’s intimate perspective on the lives of modern-day San over the past 30 years.