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Three ‘one man’ satires about life in Apartheid South Africa. “Dinisio has defied the odds. He has made and taken theatre and cultural performance to spaces and places where established theatre companies, even not so established groups, would dare to venture.R180.00 inc. VAT
How to set a scene? What’s the best camera angle? How does the new technology interact with scenes? And how does one even get the financing to make a movie? These basic questions and much more are all covered in this exquisite packaged book on the film industry and making movies as a profession.R140.00 inc. VAT
Two very different women meet during a long wait to buy subsidized rice and discover they have more in common than their poverty; an old man and child share a last, loving waltz; a cynical, disabled gangster learns humanity from a committed social worker; and a young girl finds her missing father and her role in the political struggle.R190.00 inc. VAT
As South Africa continues to advance towards the fulfilment of its visionary constitution, significant shifts in the mode, style, and theme of its nation’s theatre have begun to take hold. The four plays in this collection, by Lara Foot Newton, Mike van Graan, Motshabi Tyelele and Craig Higginson, offer insights into an emerging national identity.R162.00 inc. VAT
The author discusses the upsurge in the popularity of dances of the past, among them ballroom dancing and the Argentine tango, and notes the revival of tap dancing as well as the successful adaptation of Irish stepdancing to the theater. In addition, she records the uses dance and dancers have made of recent technological advances, including cinedance and videodance, CD-ROMs, and the Internet. 145 illustrations and photographs (25 in color)R170.00 inc. VAT
Whether as performers or as spectators, more people enjoy dance today than ever before. Its extraordinary range extends from classical ballet and baroque court spectacles to avant-garde modern dance, tap, and ethnic dancing.R100.00 inc. VAT
Debra Batzofin has been working in theatres since 1973 when she worked on the Ipi Tombi production. In the more than forty years since then she has worked on many of the most famous productions in South African theatre history.R295.00 inc. VAT
Berni Searle: Approach, is a multidimensional program with internationally celebrated South African artist, whose work in performance, photography, film and video installation address racial and gender inequities through the use of her body, personal histories and the construction of personal mythologies. AR150.00 inc. VAT
Written over a month of fasting and inspired by the poetry of Rumi, these poems are all, ultimately, songs of love.R200.00 inc. VAT
“May be the best book ever written about jazz.”—David Thomson, Los Angeles TimesR340.00 inc. VAT
“Cinema: The Whole Story” takes a close look at the key time periods, genres and key works in world cinemaR180.00 inc. VAT
From the momentous invention of the needle some 40,000 years ago to the development of denim, from Neolithic weavers to the biggest names in the fashion industry today – here is a matchless guide to the landmarks of costume history and the forms and materials used through the ages, as well as to the underlying motives of fashion and the ways in which clothes have been used to protect, to express identity, and to attract or to influence others.R600.00 inc. VAT
Salvador Dali was one of the most famous and also one of the most notorious artists of the twentieth century. While the centenary of Dali’s birth in 2004 was marked by a worldwide series of exhibitions, events and publications, no thorough investigation has taken place of the part played by film in Dali’s art.
Dali & film presents both the major paintings that reflect his preoccupation with film and material related to the key film projects on which he worked.
Dali & Film reveals the depth and persistence of Dali’s fascination with this medium, bringing a new dimension to our understanding of one of the great masters of twentieth-century art.R290.00 inc. VAT
Dancers Among Us presents one thrilling photograph after another of dancers leaping, spinning, lifting, kicking—but in the midst of daily life: on the beach, at a construction site, in a library, a restaurant, a park.R625.00 inc. VAT
Examining performance and politics in post-revolutionary Cuba, Dangerous Moves challenges the understanding of performance art and political engagement through a sustained analysis of the contemporary experience in Cuba.R100.00 inc. VAT
Life in exile, the poet Roy Campbell, and the world of a boys’ boarding school are the three topics explored in this, the first collection of the work of one of South Africa’s leading playwrights, Anthony Akerman.R450.00 inc. VAT
A catalog of a delightful and very Felliniesque drawings by the master Italian film director, now on view in conjunction with a film festival at the Guggenheim Museum, New York.
Film, Video, and New Media at the Art Institute of Chicago: With the Donna and Howard Stone Gift (Museum Studies)R190.00 inc. VAT
The book explores more than eighty works at the Art Institute, from those by early pioneers like Bruce Nauman and Nam June Paik to others by such recent practitioners as Doug Aitken, Sharon Lockhart, and Steve McQueen. The book showcases works by Tacita Dean, Rineke Dijkstra, Nan Goldin, Jenny Holzer, Pierre Huyghe, Isaac Julien, William Kentridge, Gordon Matta-Clark, George Segal, Richard Serra, Bill Viola, and many more.R140.00 inc. VAT
Cupidity, corruption and conciliation are the themes of three plays in this collection: The Mother of All Eating, a one-hander, with its central character a corrupt Lesotho official, is a grinding satire on material in which the protagonist gets his comeuppance. ‘You Fool, how can the sky fall?’ is an unbridled study in grotesquerie, reflecting a belief.Have no product in the cart!