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    Light on a Hill: Building the Constitutional Court of South Africa
    R200.00 inc. VAT

    Light on a Hill: Building the Constitutional Court of South Africa celebrates one of the most important buildings of a young democracy, a building that seeks to reflect the values and principles enshrined in South Africa’s progressive Constitution.

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    Mapping Memory: Former Prisoners Tell their Stories
    R180.00 inc. VAT

    Mapping Memory: Former Prisoners Tell their Stories is a project of Constitution Hill – the heritage precinct built around the Number Four prison complex that is now the home of the Constitutional Court. The project brought back former prisoners who were held in the Women’s Jail and Number Four and created the opportunity for them to give material form to their memories made fragile by the passage of time.

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    Mapula: Embroidery and Empowerment in the Winterveld
    R250.00 inc. VAT

    In Mapula: Embroidery and Empowerment in the Winterveld, Brenda Schmahmann discusses the complex circumstances that resulted in the founding of Mapula in 1991, when the Winterveld was part of the former ‘homeland’ of Bophuthatswana. The Mapula Embroidery Project in the Winterveld is one of the most important community art projects in South Africa.

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    Messages and Meaning: The MTN Art Collection
    R580.00 inc. VAT

    In September 1997 MTN, one of the leading cell phone companies in South Africa, made a modest purchase of artworks by South African artists. This marked the beginning of what was to become a major corporate collection of South African art, comprising some 1400 African and South African works. It has been energetically researched, traveled, exhibited, discussed, debated and admired. With this new book, the MTN Art Collection has come of age.

    Messages and Meaning aims to be an informative, diverse, and sumptuous read for years to come. The book was launched simultaneously to the first national touring exhibition of the MTN Art Collection in 2012.

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    Movement and its limitation within an environment – Quinten Edward Williams
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    Hot off the press new release zine, created for the exhibition Movement and its limitation within an environment by artist Quinten Edward Williams. To view the exhibition, click here.

    Movement and its limitation within an environment is a visual-spatial presentation which responds to the vibrancy of partaking in an assemblage, and to the ambivalence of living in a borderland. The sketching process employed in the making of the artworks occurs through an interface between painting, sculpting and printing.

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    Movement Breaks in the Classroom | Activity Book
    R50.00 inc. VAT

    The 32-page booklet offers a series of interactive movement-based activities that can be used in both the classroom and at home to maximize the development of faculties of children by stimulating the body, the senses and the mind.

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    Moving Spirit – Spirituality in Southern Africa

    Moving spirit is a photographic narrative of a journey undertaken over many years to document religions, rituals, and faiths in post-apartheid South Africa. It explores the question of spirituality in a country once divided and now free.

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    No Fusion – Stephen Hobbs Monograph (Signed | Ltd Edition)
    R900.00 inc. VAT

    The 2017 exhibition of letterpress prints, monotypes and sculpture captured Hobbs’s fascination with optical interplay and visual disruption. From the exhibition comes this Monograph – a unique flip book, combining picture fragments and words.

    LIMITED EDITION, SIGNED AND NUMBERED.

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    Skill Set 1 Graphic Design: A Primer in South African Graphic Design
    R290.00 inc. VAT

    A Primer in South African Graphic Design features the work of leading design professionals, containing design fundamentals and principles ranging from practical advice and guidance, designing for and within the local context, examples of work by designers, a Q&A with experienced local design professionals to a glossary of useful resources and information.

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  • Stephen Hobbs: Be Careful In The Working Radius
    Stephen Hobbs: Be Careful In The Working Radius
    R100.00 inc. VAT

    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.

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    TAF002 Spier Contemporary 2007
    R120.00 inc. VAT

    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.

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    TAF003 Spier Contemporary 2007
    R120.00 inc. VAT

    For part-two of 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.

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    TAF005 Freidrich Danielis in conversation with David Krut
    R120.00 inc. VAT

    In this fascinating conversation with David Krut, Austrian artist Friedrich Danielies discusses his ideas on art, human creativity and aspects of South African art and culture.

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    TAXI Art Book Educational Supplement: David Koloane
    R50.00 inc. VAT

    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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    TAXI Art Book Educational Supplement: Deborah Bell
    R50.00 inc. VAT

    Deborah Bell is a leading Johannesburg painter and sculptor and whose work is created in dialogue with multiple worlds, texts, histories and consciousnesses. She is also widely known for her collaborative projects with William Kentridge and Robert Hodgins. Bell’s drawings, etchings and monumental clay sculptures possess a kind of mystical godliness which comes from deep within her.

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    TAXI Art Book Educational Supplement: Diane Victor
    R50.00 inc. VAT

    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.

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    TAXI Art Book Educational Supplement: Kagiso Pat Mautloa
    R50.00 inc. VAT

    Kagiso Pat Mautloa was born in 1952 in Ventersdorp. While still at school he attended classes at the Jubilee Art Centre in Johannesburg, then at Mofolo Art Centre in Soweto. He has worked as a full-time artist since 1993, and now has a studio at the Bag Factory in Johannesburg, where a number of other well-known artists work.

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    TAXI Art Book Educational Supplement: Noria Mabasa
    R50.00 inc. VAT

    Noria Muelelwa Mabasa was born in 1938 in Xigalo, a village in Limpopo Province, north of Johannesburg. She is a sculptor of large woodcarvings and figurative ceramic work who first came to prominence in the urban art scene in the mid 1980s.

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    TAXI Art Book Educational Supplement: Paul Stopforth
    R50.00 inc. VAT

    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.

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