New Arrivals 27th to 3rd of July 2019

Christian (S.) & Dhlakama (T.) eds. FIVE BHOBH, painting at the end of an era
300pp., b/w & colour illus., hardback, Cape Town, 2018. R810
Published on the occasion of the exhibition, Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, Cape Town, September 2018 - March 2019.

Contributions include:
"Five Bhobh: painting at the end of an era" by Tandazani Dhlakama
"Before and Beyond: a tribute to what came before us" by Raphael Chikukwa
"Zimbabwe Painting After 1980" by Doreen Sibanda
"Zimbabwe Contemporary Painting 1970 to 2018" by Helen Lieros and Derek Huggins
"Traditions of Abstraction: feeling our way forward" by Gemma Rodrigues
"Zimbabwean Painting: notes toward a politics of hope" by George Shire
"taura/i zvenu" by heeten bhagat
"Bridges to the Present: Zimbabwean painting at the crossroads" by Hayden Proud.
Corrigall & Co. 2019 CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN ART ECOLOGY, the top 50 artists & the top 20 curators who validated them
67pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2019. R785
An art report that presents the names, interests and curatorial patterns of the Top 20 African curators and the artists who have been validated through their practices.

The list of curators includes Gabi Ngcobo and Thembinkosi Goniwe from South Africa, Roselee Goldberg from South Africa/ US, Paula Nascimento from Angola/ Portugal, and Raphael Chikukwa from Zimbabwe.
Morton (C.) & Newbury (D.) eds. THE AFRICAN PHOTOGRAPHIC ARCHIVE, research and curatorial strategies
245pp., illus., paperback, Reprint, London & New York, (2015) 2016. R580
“This exciting collection treats photographic images and archives as messages offered to an unknown future. Traces of past events become revelatory in the hands of these stellar contributors. This is a book that should be read by everyone interested in the potential of new practices of visual history.” Christopher Pinney, Professor of Anthropology and Visual Culture at University College London

“This is a timely and ground-breaking collection of essays that focuses on the construction of the African photographic archive as a contested, critical site of collection, reflection and re-invention. In eleven distinctive and finely-honed studies, the archive is stretched and extended – both geographically and theoretically – so that it ranges from the vernacular to the official, the ephemeral to the artistic, while opening up to question the very terms that it puts into place.” – Tamar Garb, Durning Lawrence Professor in the History of Art at University College London

Contributions include:
"Vernacular Recollections and Popular Photography in South Africa" by John Peffer
"Searching for the 'Source Community': The Ronald Ngilima Photographic Archive and the politics of local history in post-apartheid South Africa" by Sophie Feyder
"Going and Coming Back: curating the post-apartheid archive" by Darren Newbury
"Okombone: compound portraits and photographic archives in Namibia" by Patricia Hayes.

Christopher Morton is Curator of Photograph and Manuscript Collection, Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford, and Lecturer in Visual and Material Anthropology, University of Oxford.
Darren Newbury is Professor of Photographic History and Director of Postgraduate Studies in the College of Arts and Humanities, University of Brighton.

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