New Arrivals 15th to 21st of August 2015

Kentridge (W.) & Morris (R.) THAT WHICH IS NOT DRAWN, conversations
192pp., illus., hardback, d.w., London etc, 2014. R625
William Kentridge in conversation with anthropologist Rosalind Morris about the images in his work, his techniques, and the psychic and philosophical underpinnings of his work.
Kentridge (W.) illus., & Morris (R.) text ACCOUNTS AND DRAWINGS FROM UNDERGROUND, East Rand Proprietary Mines Cash Book, 1906
193pp., 4to., illus., hardback, d.w., London etc, 2015. R1890
William Kentridge has drawn on the pages of the 1906 Cash Book of the East Rand Proprietary Mines Corporation, once one of the largest gold mining companies in South Africa. Anthropologist Rosalind Morris, who has researched the South African gold mines for many years, uses the cash book to generate a narrative account of the world of gold mining, drawing together stories of the migrant labourers and charting the flows of capital around the world.
Larkin (J.) photo. WAITING,
30pp., colour illus., paperback , Johannesburg, 2015. R250
A collection of photographs of people waiting for public transport, taken in Johannesburg between 2013 and 2015.

While visiting South Africa in 2012, British photographer Jason Larkin was struck by sense of people waiting: for jobs, for opportunities, for social and political change. For him, these photographs of people waiting for transport are a metaphor for this larger waiting.
Larkin (J.) photo. & Shenker (J.) text PLATINUM,
38pp. booklet + 4 large 4to. folded colour posters, held together by elastic band in cardboard cover, Johannesburg, 2015. OUT OF PRINT
British photographer Jason Larkin and journalist Jack Shenker examine the Marikana massacre and the physical and political context in which it occured. Jason Larkin’s photographs of the people and the landscape of the platinum belt around Rustenburg accompany Jack Shenker’s essay, "Marikana", on the massacre.
O'Toole (S.) et al [WORKING TITLE] 2013, Vusi Beauchamp/ Jaco Bouwer/ Tegan Bristow/ The Brother Moves On/ Cussgroup/ The Frown & V.I.N.T.A.G.E Cru/ Haroon Gunn-Salie in collaboration with Dereleen James/ Murray Kruger/ Gerald Machona/ Misheck Masamvu/ Tiffany Mentoor/ Thenjiwe Nkosi/ Johan Thom/ MJ Turpin/ Jessica Webster/ Nelisiwe Xaba & Mocke van Veuren
87pp., colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2014. OUT OF STOCK
Catalogue of the group exhibition curated by Emma Laurence, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, 2013.

"The [Working Title] exhibitions are part of a new initiative by the Goodman Gallery aimed at supporting young artists, curators, independent projects and major installations and performances...The exhibition is concerned with works that are born out of dynamic and independent practice. Included in the exhibition are artists who work across disciplines and who bring into the perceived elite gallery space sub-cultural aesthetics and standpoints" from pg.7

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