New Arrivals 2nd to 8th of May 2019

ALFRED THOBA, A Step Becomes a Statement
32pp., oblong 4to., colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2018. R230
Catalogue of the exhibition of paintings, Wits Art Museum, Johannesburg, 2018.

Includes an essay by Julia Charlton. Many of the paintings are accompanied by a narrative written by the artist.

Alfred Thoba was born in Sophiatown, Johannesburg, in 1951.
GERHARD MARX, Ecstatic Archive
111pp., colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2019. R1100
Published on the occasion of the exhibition of cut and reconstituted map fragments, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, 2019.

Includes the essays:
"A Provincial Map of Belonging" by Sean O'Toole
"Stitching Fragments & Fractals" by Edgar Pieterse
"Feral Territory" by Alexandra Dodd.

Gerhard Marx was born in 1976. He lives and works in Cape Town.
Kearney (A.) curator BEYOND THE READYMADE,
28pp., 4to., colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2018. R170
Catalogue of the exhibition of artworks in the Wits Art Museum collection that include 'found objects', Wits Art Museum, Johannesburg, 2018.

Features work by Patrick Mahlangu, Penny Siopis, Judith Mason, Peter Schütz and Willie Bester.
Market Photo Workshop IDENTIKIT,
113pp., colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2012. R240
Catalogue of the exhibition of photographs, Market Photo Workshop, Johannesburg, 2012.

Contributions include:
"Figuring Identity in the Eye of the Lens" by Mika Conradie
"There is Always Time to Play Hide and Seek" by Raimi Gbadamosi
"Some Deleted Scenes" by Kemang Wa Lehulere
"My Brother is Dying" by Sean O'Toole
"This is Me & This is Me" by Willem Polelier
"Arthole: readings from within the abyss" by Tracey Rose.
Market Photo Workshop JOBURG-PHOTO-HARARE PROJECT,
125pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2014. R240
The photographers featured in this booklet all participated in an extended masterclass held in Johannesburg and Harare in 2012 and 2013, a collaboration between Market Photo Workshop and Gwanza Arts.

Contributions include:
"Joburg-Photo-Harare: an experiment in the non-formal, cross-border and multi-cultural" by Fouad Asfour
"Brief Overview of Photography in Zimbabwe" by Calvin Dondo.

Also includes brief comments by each of the participating photographers.
Market Photo Workshop SHOW US OUR LAND,
69pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2012. R240
A selection of photographs received by Market Photo Workshop in response to a competition entitled Show Us Our Land, which invited South Africans to take images that respond to their understanding of social landscape.

Includes the essays:
"The Mundanity of Smart-Phones as the Death of 'Proper' Photography vs. Mundanity as the Proper Subject of Photography." by Sean Jacobs
"Contours of Morality" by Khwezi Gule
"Land and Identity within the Rastafari Community of South Africa" by Mphutlane wa Bofelo.
Smith (S. W.) photo. SOFT WALLS, 2013 Gisèle Wulfsohn Mentorship recipient
46pp., colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2014. R95
Sydelle Willow Smith was born in 1987 in Johannesburg, is based in Cape Town and works as a photographer/ filmmaker.

Includes the essays:
"Making Space: the photography of Sydelle Willow Smith in Soft Walls" by Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum
"On Recognition and Finding Space and Place" by Loren Landau.

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