New Arrivals 11th to 17th of July 2017

ANDREW TSHABANGU, Footprints, edited by Thembinkosi Goniwe
201pp., 4to., illus., hardback, Johannesburg, 2017. R650
Published to coincide with the exhibition, Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg, 2017.

Foreword by Thulani Gcabashe. Preface by Mongane Wally Serote.

Contributions include:
"The 'Hidden Political Significance' of Andrew Tshabangu's 'Hostel Interiors'" by Ashraf Jamal
"Dreaming of Transcendence: Andrew Tshabangu's photography" by M. Neelika Jayawardane
"Anecdotes Of That Which Is So Visible It Cannot be Seen: on the supernatural in Andrew Tshabangu's work" by Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung
"'No Hawkers': signs taken for Johannesburg" by Hlonipa Mokoena
"The Value of Andrew Tshabangu's Photography" by Simon Njami
"Andrew Tshabangu's City" by Bronwyn Law-Viljoen
"Incomparable: the art of Andrew Tshabangu in context" by Michael Godby

Andrew Tshabangu has been making photographs for over twenty years. He was born in 1966 in Johannesburg, where he currently lives and works.
Lewis (M.) photo. & Zack (T.) text MASTER MANSIONS, book 8/10, Wake Up, This is Joburg, a ten book series of Johannesburg stories
33pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2017. R240
Mark Lewis' photographs and Tanya Zack's text document Master Mansions, a seven-storey structure built at the intersection of West and Commissioner Streets by Bhikha Uka Prajapati in the 1930s to house the family's hat factory. The building included a rooftop garden and a private Hindu temple, the first in Johannesburg. The family were forced to relocate by the Group Areas Act. The hat factory closed in 2007 and the building is now an apartment block
Magaisa (T.) & Shoro (K.) eds. OVERTIME, representation, values and imagined futures of 'classical African art'
71pp., 4to., colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2017. R170
This publication is a continuation and a reflection of the processes that occurred during and after the opening of the exhibition, "Overtime", Wits Art Museum, Johannesburg, 2017.

"Participants were encouraged to approach the Wits Art Museum collection from their individual perspective, to interrogate and (re)imagine the value, use and meaning of 'classical African art' in popular culture and in a future." from the introduction by Tatenda Magaisa and Katleho Shoro

People who contributed installations and essays in response to the collection include Anathi Bukani, Kevyah Cardoso and Luke Gibson, Rosa Elk, Michael Cheeseman, Leigh Leyde, Lebogang Mabusela, Gontse Mathabathe, Boitumelo Molalugi, Boitumelo Motau, Maxine Thomik, and Matshelane Xhakaza.

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