In this episode curator, Gcotyelwa Mashiqa is joined by artists, Pyda Nyariri and Stephané Conradie in a reflexive discussion unpacking Black Luminosity, a recent group exhibition by SMAC Gallery in Stellenbosch.
In this episode, we join Callan Grecia and Zander Blom, in Blom's Cape Town studio. The two discuss the process of building worlds, the ever-changing function of art, and the importance of identifying their pursuits.
In this episode, Bonolo Kavula sits down with Jabulile Dlamini-Qwesha to discuss dealing with the fear of the unknown, the importance of perspective, and the personal experiences that informed Kavula's process leading up to her debut solo exhibition, sewedi sewedi.
In this episode, Frances Goodman and Keely Shinners discuss Goodman's solo, Uneventful Days, in the days leading up to the exhibition opening. Considering community in times of physical distance, Goodman finds new ways of engaging portraiture through performative self-expression by inviting her subjects to send her self-images taken at home when...
In this episode of SMAC Gallery's podcast, Cyrus Kabiru & Amogelang Maledu discuss inspirations behind Kabiru's practice, from Familial experiences to environmentalism, and how his sculptures function between fashion, art, and Afrofuturism.
In this episode of SMAC Gallery's podcast Musa N. Nxumalo & Khanyisile Mbongwa discuss Nxumalo's current exhibition at SMAC Gallery in Cape Town as well as ideas of positionality, blackness and gender based violence in South Africa.
In this Episode of SMAC Gallery's podcast Chechu Álava & Nkgopoleng Moloi discuss History and Beauty and how the two inform Álava's unique approach to painting.
In this Episode of SMAC Gallery's podcast, Amogelang Maledu and Akudzwe Elsie Chiwa discuss ideas of memory and remembrance in relation to Chiwa's personal and familial experiences, through and around the night.
In this episode of SMAC Gallery's podcast, Nkgopoleng Moloi and Alexandra Karakashian discuss Karakashian's relationship to medium and practice and how the two inform her trademark living paintings.
In this episode of SMAC Gallery's podcast, Nkgopoleng Moloi speaks to Usha Seejarim about her interest in labour and gender in her art-making, as well as the dynamics of her social practice.
In this episode, Brook Andrew, Artistic Director of the 22nd Biennale of Sydney #NIRIN2020 has a conversation with Lhola Amira about their installations at Cockatoo Island as well as The Art Gallery of New South Wales as part of the Biennale. Lhola Amira 's (@lhola.amira) works address the wounds left by colonisation across many disparate...
In this episode of SMAC Gallery's podcast Musa N. Nxumalo and art critic, Sean O'Toole discuss Nxumalo's photographic practice and the limitations the Covid-19 pandemic has placed on the artist's ability to capture black youth culture in the hedonistic moments of social gatherings.