New Arrivals 14th to 20th of November 2015
King (L.) photo.
SOMETIMES I MAKE MONEY ONE DAY OF THE WEEK,
91pp., oblong 4to., colour illus., hardback,
A series of photographs taken between 2011 and 2014 at the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange by Lisa King. The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange was the last stock exchange to trade manually.
Includes the essay, "Surviving the Zeros at the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange" by Sean Christie.
Lisa King was born in Harare. She is completing her MA at the Wits School of Arts. "Sometimes I Make Money One Day of the Week" was named Juror’s Pick in the 2014 Daylight Photo Awards.
Zimbabwe-born Sean Christie has been published in numerous publications, including the Mail & Guardian and African Cities Reader. He received the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa Fellowship in Foreign Policy in 2011, the Thelma Tyfield Prize for Fiction (2001) and the Caxton Press Writer of the Year Award (2010).
Law-Viljoen (B.) ed.
WHAT REMAINS IS TOMORROW,
Pavilion of South Africa at the 56th International Art Exhibition - la Biennale di Venezia
33pp., large 4to., b/w & colour illus., paperback,
Published on the occasion of the 56th International Art Exhibition - la Biennale di Venezia, 9 May to 22 November 2015.
Includes work by Jeremy Wafer, Willem Boshoff, Mohau Modisakeng, Haroon Gunn-Salie, Robin Rhode, Nandipha Mntambo, Brett Murray, Diane Victor, Gerald Machona, Serge Alain Nitegeka, Warrick Sony, Mark Lewis, Jo Ractliffe and Angus Gibson.
Nettleton (A.) ed.
an eye on the world
112pp., colour illus., paperback,
Published in conjunction with the exhibition, Wits Art Museum, Johannesburg, 2015.
Peter Schütz was born in Poland in 1942 and died in KwaZulu-Natal in 2008. He taught ceramics and sculpture at various educational institutions, including the University of Natal, Natal Technikon, and the University of the Witwatersrand.
based on interviews with the artist
184pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., paperback,
South African artist Eleanor Esmonde-White (1914-2007) established the Department of Design at the University of Cape Town's Michaelis School of Fine Art. She also designed huge tapestries and mosaics for public buildings, including the Artscape and Baxter Theatres, and painted murals for South African House in London.
Leanne Raymond spent many hours with Eleanor Esmonde-White in 2004 recoding her life and locating her artwork. This book is based on those conversations, and on letters written by the artist.
Schneider (G.) photo.
South African artists
164pp., illus., hardcover,
"Handprint portraits" made by Gary Schneider of 77 South African artists.
Includes the essay "Portrait of the Artist as a Left Hand" by Bronwyn Law-Viljoen
Seethal (R.) ed.
a compilation of testimonials: African artists living and working in Cape Town and surrounds
79pp., illus., paperback,
Cape Town ,
A collection of stories by immigrant African artists living in Cape Town.
Southwood (D.) photo.
BILL OF RIGHTS,
75pp., colour illus., hardback,
A collection of photographs paired with text, inspired by the South African Bill of Rights.
Includes an essay, "What You Can Do with Rights" by Justice Edwin Cameron, Constitutional Court of South Africa.