In this episode, Britt Lawton sat down with renowned political journalist and author John Matisonn to discuss the topics covered in his latest book ‘Cyril’s Choices.’ Lessons from 25 Years of Freedom in South Africa. CHAPTERS: 01:15 – Overview of ‘God, Spies & Lies from 2015’ and ‘Cyril’s Choices, 2019’ 02:35 – “We’re letting China
In this episode of TATE Tuesday, prepare your kids for story time as Jacqueline Flint reads through ‘The Big Little Thing’ by Beatrice Alemagna. One summer’s day, the thing passed by… A beautiful new book exploring the wonderful way that happiness enters our lives and changes the way we look at the world. Beatrice Alemagna
On the first ever TATE Tuesday, Resident writer Jacqueline Flint talks about the TATE Guide to Modern Art Terms in conversation with our intern Hagen Gersie. If you want to have a clue about what’s happening arts-wise in the world, this book is indispensable. It’s a must have for nearly everyone but listen to what
In this episode, we focus on the presence of birds in the work of William Kentridge. Here we present to you a collection of thoughts and writings about birds and the making of them, taken from publications on the artist’s work. Extracts were taken from texts written by Bronwyn Law-Viljoen and Kate McKrickard in FLUTE
In this episode, Britt Lawton chats to Hagen Gersie about the significance of the MOMA catalogue and exhibition Impressions from South Africa, 1965 to Now – by Judith B. Hecker. A unique and brief history of South African Art and politics is explored through the selection of works from the Museum of Modern Arts collection.
In this episode, German intern Hagen Gersie talks about the latest book he’s read from our bookstore – The Dada Spirit by Emmanuelle De L’Ecotais. Take a listen as Hagen beautifully recites a sound poem by Hugo Ball titled ‘Karawane’. A sound poem essentially combines literary and musical composition to emphasize the central role of
In this episode, Mthabisi Sithole from the David Krut Bookstore gives a brief preview of one of his favourite books – Bird Monk Seding by Lesego Rampolokeng. This is the author’s third novel and was awarded the 2017 University of Johannesburg Prize for South African Writing in English. It was also shortlisted for the prestigious