New Arrivals 24th to 30th of January 2015

INSIDE OUT, photographs by Mark Lewis, words by Tanya Zack, book 3/10, Wake up, this is Joburg, a ten book series of Johannesburg stories
38pp., colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2014. OUT OF PRINT
In "Wake up, this is Joburg" writer and urban planner Tanya Zack and photographer Mark Lewis tell the stories of ten ordinary, interesting, odd or outrageous inhabitants of Johannesburg. "Inside Out", the third book is the series, records the story of the informal traders and entrepreneurs who sell food and other commodities in Johannesburg's markets and across South Africa’s borders.

Text in English and French.
TONY DREAMS IN YELLOW AND BLUE, photographs by Mark Lewis, words by Tanya Zack, book 2/10, Wake up, this is Joburg, a ten book series of Johannesburg stories
28pp., colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2014. OUT OF PRINT
In "Wake up, this is Joburg" writer and urban planner Tanya Zack and photographer Mark Lewis tell the stories of ten ordinary, interesting, odd or outrageous inhabitants of Johannesburg. "Tony Dreams in Yellow and Blue", the second book in the series, presents Tony Martins, an outsider artist and obsessive collector of "waste" who has transformed his home in the working class suburb of Turffontein into a castle of lights, turrets, murals, manikins and stairways. He is also an entrepreneur whose property is home to 17 rent-paying households.

Text in English and Portuguese.
ZOLA, photographs by Mark Lewis, words by Tanya Zack, book 4/10, Wake up, this is Joburg, a ten book series of Johannesburg stories
32pp., colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2014. OUT OF PRINT
In "Wake up, this is Joburg" writer and urban planner Tanya Zack and photographer Mark Lewis tell the stories of ten ordinary, interesting, odd or outrageous denizens of Johannesburg. "Zola", the fourth book in the series, presents the micro entrepreneurs who cater to the needs of taxi drivers waiting between peak hours at an overflow rank to transport people between the inner city and Zola, Soweto.

Text in English and Zulu.
Kentridge (W.) SIX DRAWING LESSONS,
187pp., b/w & colour illus., hardback, d.w., Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2014. R490
The published version of the six Charles Eliot Norton Lectures William Kentridge presented at Harvard University in 2012.
The six lectures are:"In Praise of Shadows", "A Brief History of Colonial Revolts", "Vertical Thinking: a Johannesburg biography", "Practical Epistemology: life in the studio", "In Praise of Mistranslation" and "Anti-Entrophy".

"The book is a vortex of thinking. You won’t emerge from it able to draw, but you might have gained rich insights into some of the toing and froing, some of the complicated unsettling realities that comprise the working methodologies of this, arguably South Africa’s most well-known visual artist." Robyn Sassen, Mail & Guardian
Subotzky (M.) & Waterhouse (P.) photos. PONTE CITY, edited by Ivan Vladislavíc
192pp., 4to., colour illus., hardback + 17 booklets, box, Gottingen, 2014. R2800
Published on the occasion of the exhibitions in Paris and Antwerp. Photographic study of Ponte City, iconic round skyscraper in Johannesburg. The booklets contain essays by Lindsay Bremner, Melinda SIlverman, Harry Kalmer, Sean O'Tool, Ivan Vladislavic, Kgebetli Moele, Percy Zvomuya, Denis Hirson, and ohotographs of abandoned possessions.

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