New Arrivals 18th to 24th of April 2017

EARTH BOUND, film series
71pp., b/w & colour illus., spiral-bound, Cape Town, 2015. R160
Catalogue of the series of film installations, performances, exhibitions, and screenings of works that explore the relationships between human-beings and the natural world, Michaelis Galleries, University of Cape Town, 2015.

Contributions include the short films "09:21:25" and "Xenos" by Jyoti Mistry, "Windstil" by Greg Bakker, "Harold" by Katey Carson, "The Face and Other Badly Told Jokes" by Sam Kentridge, "WOL/F/LOW" by Imraan Christian, Jethro Westraad and Colleen Knox, and "Berg Boys" by Kaylin Simons, James Honiball, Abigail Edwards and Nicole Malherbe (South Africa), and "People from Far Away by George Machona (Zimbabwe).
Dingwall (J.) photo. ALBUS,
128pp., 4to., colour illus., hardback, Herzogenrath, 2016. R585
A series of portraits of people with albinism.

"Justin Dingwall's photographs have the sensitivity and beauty of Classical Art. They are elegant and enchanting at the same time and reflect great skill." Roger Ballen

Includes the essays:
"Beauty and Difference, on the remarkable 'Albus' series by Justin Dingwall" by Klaus Honnef
"A Key to Seeing Differently" by Johan Myburg
"Letter to the Artist" by Pierre Lombart
"Paintings in Light" by Robyn Sassen

Text in English and German.

Justin Dingwall was born in 12983 in Johannesburg, where he currently lives.
Gandolfo (G.) MATIAS NTUNDO, Gravuras, 1982-2010
119pp., illus., 4to., paperback, Maputo, 2010. R435
Born in 1948 in northeastern Mozambique, Matias Ntundo began his career as a sculptor and now produces woodcut prints.

Text in Portuguese.
Nhaca (J.) illus. & Gandolfo (G.) et al text CONTOS E GRAVURAS DO SUL DE MOÇAMBIQUE,
92pp., colour illus., paperback, Maputo, 2014. R435
Includes 32 wood engravings by Jorge Nhaca and 12 short stories by authors from southern Mozambique. Also includes an essay by Alda Costa and Gianfranco Gandolfo on the artist.

Text in Portuguese.
Partridge (M.) ed. ADJECTIVE, issue 1, volume 1, summer 2017
88pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, No Place, 2017. R320
The first physical issues of the online publication, adjective.online, that explores "the relationship between image and text within the scope of contemporary South African art criticism." from the Editorial by Matthew Partridge,

Includes an interview with Robin Rhode together with an edition of six prints from his series "Paths and Fields." Also includes Sean O'Toole on Walter Battiss, Matthew Partridge on Zwelethu Mthethwa's murder trial and Ashraf Jamal on the exhibition "Letter to Europa".
Quaresma (J.) et al curators RHINOS ARE COMING, simultaneous exhibitions of printmaking & printmaking installation, Brasil, Poland, Portugal & South Africa
192pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Lisbon, 2014. R400
This art project, initiated in celebration of Albrecht Dürer's 1515 engraving of a rhinoceros, "Ganda, the Rhino brought from India", brings together 40 artists from 3 continents, as well as experts in the fields of history and science, around the aesthetic, historic and diplomatic significance of the rhinoceros GANDA, a gift to King Manuel I of Portugal.

Contributions include:
"Surface,Depth, Marking: Rhinoceros as matrix" by Fritha Langerman
"Mutant Rhinos, Fragments Variables" by Helena Kanaan
"Unfolded Images: notes about printmaking in contemporaneity" by Maristela Salvatori
"The Iconography of Dürer's Rhinoceros" by Francisco Marshall
"Rare Animals in Art: imagination and reality" by Maria Amélia Bulhões.

Includes the catalogues of the different exhibitions held in Brazil, Poland, Portugal and South Africa in 2014. The South African exhibition was held at the Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town, and curated by Fritha Langerman. Artists included Stephen Inggs, Virginia MacKenny, Katherine Bull and Fritha Langerman.

Text in Portuguese and English.

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