New Arrivals 11th to 17th of April 2014

CARLA LIESCHING, Nihiliphobia (Expeditions into the Unknown #1-15)
60 pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2014. R100
Catalogue of the exhibition of photographs, Brundyn+ gallery, Cape Town, 2014.

Includes the essay:
"Diving Past the Wreck: what language will we speak in the abyss?" by Genna Gardini
"The Site of Loss, a transcription of a conversation between Kate Arthur, Jacqueline Nurse and Carla Liesching".

Carla Liesching was born in 1985 in Cape Town.
LIONEL SMIT, Accumulation
48 pp., oblong 4to., colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2013. R195
Catalogue of the exhibition of paintings and sculptures, Everard Read gallery, Johannesburg, 2013.

Includes a short essay, "Little Stars, Big Stars, recent work by Lionel Smit" by Andrew Lampbrecht.

Lionel Smit was born in 1982 in Pretoria. He lives and works in Cape Town.
SANELL AGGENBACH, Familia Obscura
63 pp., 4to., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2013. R100
Catalogue of the exhibition, Brundyn+, Cape Town, 2013.

Includes the essay, "Obscuring the Camera, the visual language of Sanell Aggenbach" by M.Blackman, and an interview with Sanell conducted by Tim Leibbrandt.

Sanell Aggenbach was born in Cape Town in 1975 where she lives and works as a full-time artist.
Dundas (N.) & Charlton (J.) eds. IN THE WEAVE, Walter Oltmann: working over three decades
102 pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2013. R350
Published in conjunction with the exhibition, Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg, 2014.
Contributions include:
"The Constant Craftsman" by Julia Meintjies
"Neither Fish nor Fowl: Walter Oltmann's confounding categories" by Brenda Schmahmann
"Walter Oltmann interviewed by Neil Dundas".

Walter Oltmann was born in 1960 in Rustenberg, Gauteng. He is currently working part-time as Associate Professor in the Wits School of Art. He was the recipient of the 2001 Standard Bank Young Artist Award.
Hammond (M.) photo.& Retief (H.) text ORANIA,
207 pp., 4to., map, colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2014. R350
Photographer Michael Hammond and journalist Hanlie Retief visited Orania to interview its inhabitants for this collection of narratives and portrait photographs.

Includes an essay, "Orania in Focus" by sociologist, artist and rock singer Andries Bezuidenhout.

Orania, a town in the Northern Cape, was established as a nation state exclusively for white Afrikaners in 1963.

Text in English and Afrikaans.

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