New Arrivals 4th to 10th of April 2014

Chiurai (K.) curator & Soga (M.) ed. THE BLACK PRESIDENT, Lines, volume 2, 2010
74 pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., paperback + 8 folded posters, all contained in brown paper bag, Johannesburg, 2010. R450
A magazine style publication which features a collection of writing and visual art from across Africa and the Diaspora.

Contributors include Avant Car Guard, Blatch, Bongani Madono, Charles Nhamo Rupare, Chris Saunders, Emory Douglas, Dylan Lloyd, Faith47, Givan Lotz, Jclanquetin, Judd Van Rensburg & Des Tak, Khaya Sibiya, Lamelle Shaw, Lisa-Anne Julien, M18j92t, Masello Motana, Meresia Gabriel, Mkay & Sanele Xole, Mphutlane Wa Bofelo, Neo Rakgajane, Paul Miller, Smiso Zwane, Zac ‘Host’ Modirapula and Xander Ferreira.

Also includes eight loose folded black and white posters of works from Kudzanai Chiurai's "The Black President" photographic series. In this series Chiurai has created a Cabinet of Ministers and a Head of State for an imaginary country that might or might not be African.

Kudzanai Chiurai was born in 1981 in Zimbabwe. Currently he lives and works in Johannesburg.
Jamal (A.) ed. ART SOUTH AFRICA, urban acupuncture, volume 12, issue 03, March 2014
92 pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2014. R130
"This issue addresses design-culture's bipolarity: its ongoing obsession with things; its bid to reinvent its capacity as a business model, ethos, transmogrifying will." Ashraf Jamal, from his editorial

Contributions include:
"Design Thinking 01", Ashraf Jamal interviews Christopher Swift
"Design Thinking 02", Ashraf Jamal interviews Mugendi K.M-Rithaa
"Design Thinking 03", Ashraf Jamal interviews Andre Lord and Stephen Lamb
"The Creative Act" by Matthew Partridge
"Design Futures" by Mika Conradie
"Design Share Party" by Shashi Cullinan Cook.
Pettersson (P-A.) photo. RAINBOW TRANSIT,
159 pp., 4to., colour illus., hardback, Stockport, 2013. R589
Photographer Per-Anders Pettersson arrived in South Africa in the spring of 1994 and spent the next two decades documenting the lives of ordinary South Africans.

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