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    Gary Schneider – Skin Exhibition Catalogue
    R100.00 inc. VAT

    To accompany Gary Schneider’s exhibition, Skin, at David Krut Projects in 2011, a catalogue was produced in which Kate McCrickard addresses Schneider’s methods and techniques. It is a valuable resource towards understanding the photographer’s work.

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    Handspring Puppet Company
    R480.00 inc. VAT

    Handspring Puppet Company was founded by Basil Jones, Adrian Kohler, Jill Joubert and Jon Weinberg in 1981. They have produced eleven plays and two operas, collaborated with many different artists including Mali’s Sogolon Puppet Troupe and South African artist William Kentridge which opened in over 200 venues in South Africa and abroad.

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    Johannes Phokela, I like my neighbours
    R250.00 inc. VAT

    While Johannes Phokela’s work is, at first glance, an irreverent representation of Western art history, it is the cultural and political consumption of pictures that interests him most. He is a voracious consumer of imagery, drawing not only on the iconic works of the European Masters – Rubens, Van Dyck, Caravaggio – but also on newspapers, magazines and the Internet. His is an ambitious exploration of the import of received art history on the one hand and the seemingly endless proliferation of images in popular culture on the other.

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    l’Afrique: A Tribute to Maria Stein-Lessing and Leopold Spiegel
    R250.00 inc. VAT

    l’Afrique: A Tribute to Maria Stein-Lessing and Leopold Spiegel celebrates the lives and work of two extraordinary personalities, Maria Stein-Lessing and Leopold Spiegel, who produced an important legacy in the field of African and South African art and artifacts.

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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
    R30.00 inc. VAT

    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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    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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