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Sojourn/Landskap

A two person exhibition of conceptual landscape photography by Brent Meistre and Carla Erasmus. 21 November 2012 - 12 January 2013.

Roger Ballen/Die Antwoord

Roger Ballen/Die Antwoord exhibition was on view from 18 September - 18 November 2012. Read an in-depth article about this exhibition in Dante Mage.

Melanie Cleary - New Years Day

New Years Day was photographed in Durban, South Africa on 31 December 2011 and 1 January 2012. Melanie Cleary’s interest in ritual and tradition took her to one of South Africa’s most popular holiday destinations. More than 100 000 visitors are known to come together annually to usher in the new year on the beaches and the pools of Durban’s North Beach. Cleary focused her series on capturing iconic individual portraits in a backdrop of thousands of onlookers. This exhibition will go on view at Dali International Photography Exhibition 2012 in China during August.

Canaries in the Coalmine

Canaries in the Coalmine is Barbara Wildenboer’s sixth solo exhibition. Solastalgia is the premise for this exhibition, the term was coined by environmental philosopher Glenn Albrecht in 2004 by combining the Latin word solacium (comfort) and the Greek word algae (pain). It is used to describe the emotional distress experienced when one realises that one’s home environment is under threat or changing; a form of homesickness one gets while one is still at home. Paper sculpture, paper cutting, altered books, photography, animation and installation. Exhibition catalogue now available from the gallery.

Chinese Paper-Cuts

Chinese paper-cutting boasts a long history, and is a significant Chinese folk art form grounded in social tradition and culture. Cuttings are often associated with traditional habits, customs, weddings, ceremonies and festive events. In association with the National Lottery Board, the Embassy of China and SANAVA (South African National Association for the Visual Arts).

Nuclear Disaster Stories - A photographic expose

Mexican born photographer, Jan Smith documents remote and isolated modern-day ruins, constructs of nuclear disasters. He sensitively focuses his lens on the catastrophic effects of nuclear disasters, and illustrates the improbability of life in these radioactive wastelands. His photography is recognized by a variety of associations and media including multiple awards from the International Photographers Association and Photo District News.

On the Beat - Photography Now

Photographic exhibition by photographers recently shown at the Photo LA art fair, including Melanie Cleary, David Lurie, Erik Chevalier, Lindeka Qampi, Jurgen Schadeberg and Gary Van Wyk. Other artists include Ruvan Boshoff, Nic Bothma, Brent Meistre, Ant Strack, Beyers du Toit, Geoffrey Grundlingh, Hugo Platt, Obie Oberholzer and Mikhael Subotzky.