New Arrivals 20th to 26th of March 2016

Ballot (M.) MAGGIE LAUBSER, 'n venster op altyd lig
368pp., oblong 4to., b/w & colour illus., hardback, Stellenbosch, 2015. R860
A monograph on the South African painter Maggie Laubser (1886-1973).

Muller Ballot was Head of the History of Art Department at Potchefstroom University. He is also the author of books on Bettie Cilliers-Barnard and Christo Coetzee.
Botha (L.) photo. SLOW DOWN, look again...
148pp., 4to., illus., hardback, d.w., Cape Town, 2015. R560
A collection of photographic portraits of the residents of Northend, a township outside Prince Albert.

Photographer Louis Botha lives in Prince Albert, where he runs the Louis Botha Photo Gallery.

Friedman (S.) ed. POST-APARTHEID DANCE, many bodies many voices many stories
180pp., illus., paperback, Reprint, Newcastle upon Tyne, (2012) 2015. R675
A collection of essays that examine the legacies of apartheid in the South African dance world.

Contributions include
"Cape Town City Ballet: conserving the voice of classical ballet" by Elizabeth Triegaardt
"Ballet Blanc to Ballet Black: performing whiteness in post-apartheid South African dance" by Steven van Wyk
"Lost Meaning - New Traditions: shaping identity in the 'new' South Africa: an overview of social traditional African dance in South Africa" by Maxwell Xolani Rani
"Mapping an Historical Context for Theatre Dance in South Africa" by Sharon Friedman.

Dance teacher and choreographer Sharon Friedman was a senior lecturer at the UCT School of Dance until she retired in 2011. She continues to work as a freelance dance education consultant. She is also co-author of "Teaching Creative Dance - a handbook".

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