New Arrivals 9th to 15th of May 2017

KEMANG WA LEHULERE, Bird Song, Artist of the Year by Deutsche Bank
151pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., hardback, Berlin, 2017. R1050
The book was published in conjunction with the exhibition, Deutsche Bank KunstHalle, Berlin, 2017.

Text in English and German.

Contributions include:
"Left in Silence" by Carlos Gamerro and Victoria Noorthoorn
"A Partial Song in Three Fragments" by Kate Nesin
"Becoming Post-Apartheid and Other History-Related Considerations in the Collective Work of Kemang wa Lehulere" by Elvira Dyangani Ose
"Joining the Dots, how history lives in the present", Kemang wa Lehulere in conversation with Britta Färber.

Kemang wa Lehulere was born in 1984 in Cape Town, where he lives. He is co-founder of Gugulective, an artist-led collective based in Cape Town, and a founding member of the Centre for Historical Reenactments in Johannesburg.
123pp., 4to., colour illus., hardback, Cape Town, 2017. R920
Includes the essay "Ekphrasis for a Veiled Dream" by Nomaduma Rosa Masilela.

Portia Zvavahera was born in 1985 in Juru, Zimbabwe and lives in Harare. In 2013 she represented Zimbabwe at the 55th Venice Biennale and was the recipient of the 10th Tollman Award for Visual Arts. In 2014 she won the FNB Art Prize.
Muponde (R.) & Laurence (E.) eds. WHILE THE HARVEST ROTS, possessing worlds of Kudzanai Chiurai's art
147pp., 4to., colour illus., paperback, d.w., Johannesburg, 2017. R1155
Contributions include:
"Text and Token: repetition and transformation in Kudzanai's English Garden" by Robert Muponde
"City Fabric: Kudzanai Chiurai's paintings of inner city Johannesburg" by Thabisani Ndovu
"Stains, Beads and Logos: the elegance of horror in Kudzanai Chiurai's art" by Jessica Hemmings
"The Soil is Alive: the female nomad and Chiurai's eco-gothic landscapes" by Emma Laurence
"Black Power Next Door: hip hop and Chiurai's work" by Nolan Dennis.

Kudzanai Chiurai was born in 1981 in Zimbabwe. Currently he lives and works in Johannesburg.

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