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Translations Programme – South African Languages

  Following on from our November 2017 poetry event – Poetry in Translation, which focused primarily on translations from European languages into Afrikaans, and hosted esteemed poets; Johan Myburg, De Waal Venter, René Bohnen and Corné Coetzee. David Krut Bookstores has continued this vision in May 2018 with Part 2 of this series – Translations from African Language Poetry. Poets

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Author Feature: Justin Fox | 4 December 2017

Writer / photographer Justin Fox is a Rhodes Scholar with a doctorate in English Literature from Oxford University and is a former research fellow at the University of Cape Town (now a part-time Lecturer). Furthermore, a two-time Mondi Journalism Award winner, Justin Fox has been long-listed for the 2011 Alan Paton Award for non-fiction, the 2012 Olive Schreiner Prize for

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Tate Thursdays – Gabriel Orozco

  GABRIEL OROZCO   “There is no such thing as a material without history. It doesn’t exist. Every material has history. And in a way, everything is already a product. Even if you have a piece of stone in front of you somebody cut it out, somebody transported it, there is labour and investment already in every material you use.”

Revolution Room | Finalist for Africa Architecture Awards in Critical Dialogue Category
By - Rhulani Shabangu

Revolution Room | Finalist for Africa Architecture Awards in Critical Dialogue Category

The Africa Architecture Awards seek to celebrate design excellence and promote an increased awareness of the role and importance of architecture across Africa. Based on values rather than categories, the awards seek to honour established architects and encourage emerging and future voices. From 2013 to 2016, Revolution Room explored participatory art practice in Johannesburg (South Africa), Lubumbashi, Moba and Fungurume (Democratic Republic

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Book Review | Collective Amnesia

  You might have heard her 2016 PEN South Africa Student Writing prize-winning poem, Water;   “…But we, we have come to be baptised here. We have come to stir the other world here. We have come to cleanse ourselves here. We have come to connect our living to the dead here. Our respect for water is what you have termed

Word Art at 151 | Session 4 : Young voices
By - Rhulani Shabangu

Word Art at 151 | Session 4 : Young voices

Word art at 151  Session 4 : Young Voices The evening of session 4 of Word art at 151 nestled in a crowd of poetry lovers and a group 5 talented young poets. Session 4 aimed to celebrate the bold voices of the future of literature. The poets dove into hard-hitting topics –  the injustices of society and their personal