New Arrivals 11th to 17th of September 2016

GERDA SCHEEPERS,
122pp., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2016. R435
Published to accompany the exhibition, SITCOM, at blank projects, Cape Town, in 2016.

Gerda Scheepers was born in Tzaneen in 1979 and lives and works in Cape Town.
JANE ALEXANDER, PHOTO-BOOK, photomontages 1981-1995
111pp., b/w & colour illus., hardback, New Edition, Cape Town, (1995) 2016. R375
Jane Alexander's PHOTO-BOOK was first published in 1995. Includes a revised and expanded version of the essay, "Of Beasts and Men", written by Anna Tietze in 1996 in response to the book.
MOHAU MODISAKENG,
158pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., hardback, Cape Town, etc, (2016). R410
Published to accompany the travelling exhibition that opened at the National Arts Festival, Grahamstown, in 2016. He won the 2016 Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Visual Arts.

Contributions include:
"'Isidwaba yini na?' WHat is that pleated leather shirt" by Hlonipha Mokoena
"Performing Stillness In Order To Move, Mohau Modisakeng's becoming" by Ruth Simbao
"Mohau Modisakeng Occupation" by Ashraf Jamal.

"Mohau Modisakeng uses his body to explore the influence of South Africa’s violent history on how we understand our cultural, political and social roles as human beings. Represented through film, large-scale photographic prints, installations and performance, Modisakeng’s work responds to the history of the black body within the (South) African context" from the WHATIFTHEWORLD website

Mohau Modisakeng was born in Soweto in 1980 and lives and works between Johannesburg and Cape Town. He was awarded the 2011 SASOL New Signatures Award.
TURIYA MAGADLELA,
91pp., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2016. R435
Includes the essay, "Double-Edged Histories: Turiya Magadlela", by Same Mdluli.

Turiya Magadlela was born in Soweto in 1978. She won the FNB Art Prize in 2015 and lives in Johannesburg. She works primarily with fabrics, to create abstract compositions by cutting, stitching, folding and stretching these materials across wooden frames. She has used "kaffersheet", a fabric traditionally worn by Xhosa traditional leaders, and in her latest exhibition, uses pantyhose.
Sans (J.) ed. KENDELL GEERS, hand grenades from my heart
383pp., colour illus., paperback, Beijing, 2012. R365
A collection of interviews with and essays by Kendell Geers, edited by curator Jérôme Sans.

Kendell Geers was born in 1968 in Johannesburg. He moved to Belgium in 2000 and lives between Johannesburg and Brussels.
Jérôme Sans is former Director of the Ullens Centre for Contemporary Art in Beijing and co-founder of the Palais de Tokyo in Paris. Jérôme Sans is currently Global Cultural Curator for Le Mériden Hotels & Resorts, Artisttic Director of the urban development, "Rives de Saône-River Movie": in France, Creative Director of "L'Officiel Art" magazine, and co-founder of Perfect Crossovers.

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