David Krut Projects and Jonathan Ball Publishers brings you a conversation between artist/photographer Roger Ballen and freelance journalist Tymon Smith hosted on Instagram LIVE on April 22, 2020. This was day 25 of #Lockdown in Johannesburg South Africa owing to the global pandemic of COVID-19. The two spoke about Roger’s biographical history, the evolution of
Born in 1956, William Ndabenhle Zulu became a student in 1977 at the renowned Rorke’s Drift ELC Art and Craft Centre, where he became acquainted with the linocut printmaking for which he has become well known. The artist had become wheelchair-bound after a failed surgery for spinal deformity scoliosis, which he had struggled with since
In this episode of TATE Tuesday, gather the kids for story time as Annabel Williams and Jacqueline Flint take you through Jill & Dragon, written and illustrated by Lesley Barnes. A stunning debut from an award-winning illustrator, Jill and Dragon reminds us that everyone has a talent, however well hidden. ‘And they all lived happily
David Krut Bookstore is persistently renewing its’ stock with exciting and rare publications. We look to support independent publishers and have a keen eye for obscure, eccentric books. Here is a look at a few of our latest arrivals. You can purchase any of these texts from our bookstores at Arts on Main and THE
David Krut Bookstore is pleased to introduce the independent book publishers Iwalewabooks! Iwalewabooks is a publishing house for art and discourse. Through a number of series, they dedicate their publications to questions about aesthetic social discourses, the politics of collecting and debates about archives and artistic and academic positions from the Global South. All publications
David Krut Arts is dedicated to supporting arts awareness and arts education in South Africa, southern Africa, and throughout the continent as well as abroad. This includes encouraging professional skills in writing, the creation of art by supporting emerging artists, and arts administration. In line with these commitments, in 1999 David Krut Publishing began work
Join us on Saturday 3 August at 11 AM at THE BLUE HOUSE, 151 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood to hear self-proclaimed Russian Art Nerd Alena Georgobiani .
The United Nations officially declared 18 July as Nelson Mandela International Day in November 2009, recognising Mandela’s “values and his dedication to the service of humanity” and acknowledging his contribution “to the struggle for democracy internationally and the promotion of a culture of peace throughout the world”. The idea of Mandela Day was inspired by
This month at The Blue House, we are taking a look at our extensive and comprehensive range of TATE Publications and in this spirit, this week’s theme takes a look at a few of our favourite children’s books. Poka & Mia: At the Cinema By Kitty Crowther – 160 This charming children’s book was written
Master Printer Jillian Ross, at the David Krut Workshop, was interviewed on Classic FM Radio 102,7FM for their Classic Arts Feature. Ross answers questions about the different processes used at the Studio. Listen to the podcast here.