New Arrivals 21st to 27th of February 2020

GARETH NYANDORO,
113pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., hardback, Cape Town, 2019. R755
Published on the occasion of the exhibition Juggling Skills, SMAC Gallery, Johannesburg, 2019.

Includes the essays:
"Street Slang and Guerrilla Tactics: Gareth Nyandoro's 'Kuchekacheka'" by Ruth Simbao and Masimba Hwati
"Encounter" by Tafadzwa Gwetai.

Gareth Nyandoro was born in the Bikita district outside Masvingo, Zimbabwe, in 1982, and currently lives and works in Harare. He entered the artist-in-residence programme at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunstern, Amsterdam, in 2014. He was the recipient of the FT/Oppenheimer Emerging Voices Art Award, and held his first European institutional solo exhibition in Paris in 2017.
JILL TRAPPLER, Unfolding Her, 2013-2015
48pp., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2015. R195
Catalogue of the exhibition, AVA Gallery, Cape Town, 2015.

Includes text by the artist.

Jill Trappler was born in 1957 in Johannesburg. She is a founder member of Thupelo and Greatmore Street studios and established the Philani weaving project and the Intle cooperative project in Site B and Philippi.
JILL TRAPPLER, Reverberation 2019
34pp., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2019. R195
Catalogue of the exhibition, AVA Gallery, Cape Town, 2019.

Includes a conversation between Jill Trappler and Alex Learmont and extracts from the artist's journal.

Jill Trappler was born in 1957 in Johannesburg. She is a founder member of Thupelo and Greatmore Street studios and established the Philani weaving project and the Intle cooperative project in Site B and Philippi.
Corrigall & Co. PRICING & PATTERNS, South Africa's art market
84pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2019. R1017
A report on the primary art market in South Africa that examines the structure and regional differences between Cape Town and Johannesburg, the country's art capitals.
Goldblatt (B.) ed. DAVID GOLDBLATT, the last interview, interview and text by Alexandra Dodd
141pp., b/w & colour illus., hardback, Göttingen, 2019. R485
A dialogue drawn from the recordings of a conversation between writer Alexandra Dodd and photographer David Goldblatt three months before his death in June 2018. Includes some of Goldblatt's lesser-known photographs.
Hayes (P.) & Minkley (G.) eds. AMBIVALENT, photography and visibility in African history
351pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Athens, 2019. R650
Contributions include:
"Empty Photographs, ethnography and the lacunae of African history" by Patricia Hayes
"Unstable Forms, photography, race, and the identity document in South Africa" by Ingrid Masondo
"The Pass Photograph and the Intimate Photographic Event in South Africa" by Gary Minkley
"Photographic Genres and Alternate Histories of Independence in Mozambique" by Drew Thompson
"Photography, Mass Violence, and Survivors, the Cassinga Massacre of 1978" by Vilho Shigwedha
"Images of Ambivalence, photography in the making of Omhedi, northern Namibia" by Napandulwe Shiweda
"The Profane and the Prophetic at a South African Beach" by Phindi Mnyaka.

Patricia Hayes is National Research Foundation SARChI (South African Research Chairs Initiative) Chair in Visual History and Theory at the Centre for Humanities Research, University of the Western Cape. She is co-author of The Colonising Camera: photographs in the making of Namibian history.
Gary Minkley is National Research Foundation SARChI (South African Research Chairs Initiative) Chair in Social Change in the History Department at the University of Fort Hare. He is co-author of Unsettled History: making South African public pasts
Mendel (G.) & Gere (D.) eds. THROUGH POSITIVE EYES,
195pp., 4to., colour illus., hardback, d.w., New York, 2019. R590
A collaborative photo-storytelling project by 130 people living with HIV and AIDS around the world. All participated in workshops led by Gideon Mendel, with photo educator Crispin Hughes and David Gere, and volunteered to tell their stories, empowering themselves to banish stigma. The March 2010 workshop was held in Johannesburg and the June 2016 workshop was held in Durban.

Foreword by Richard Gere.

South African photographer Gideon Mendel has received numerous awards, including the W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography, the inaugural Jackson Pollock Prize for Creativity, the Greenpeace Photo Award, and the Amnesty International Media Award.
David Gere is Director of the UCLA Art & Global Health Center, where he is Professor of Arts Activism and organizer of projects under the MAKE ART/STOP AIDS banner.
Miles (E.) AN INVINCIBLE SPIRIT, Albert Adams and his art
176pp., b/w & colour illus., hardback, Cape Town, 2019. R870
Published to coincide with the exhibition Albert Adams - an invincible spirit, Wits Art Museum, Johannesburg, 2019.

Albert Adams (1929-2006) was born in Johannesburg and at the age of four moved to Cape Town with his mother and sister. Denied entrance to the Michaelis School of Fine Art because of the colour of his skin, he applied for and was awarded a scholarship to study at the Slade School of Art in London (1953-1956). Thereafter he studied at the Munich Academy of Arts and attended master classes at Oskar Kokoschka’s School of Vision in Salzburg. On his return to Cape Town he exhibited widely and was chosen to represent South Africa in international exhibitions but in 1960 he left South Africa to permanently settle in London. He taught at schools in the East End until 1979 when he was appointed to the staff of the City University, where he lectured in art history for 18 years.

Elza Miles is the author of Lifeline out of Africa – the art of Ernest Mancoba (winner of the Recht Malan Prize and the Old Mutual Literary Award); Land and Lives – the story of early African artists; The World of Jean Welz; Nomfanekiso who paints at night – the art of Gladys Mgudlandlu and Polly Street – the story of an Art Centre.

The drawing shown here is Red Figure (1999).
Pool (H.) ed. FASHION CITIES AFRICA,
143pp., colour illus., paperback, Bristol & Chicago, 2016. R500
Includes a chapter on Johannesburg by Hannah Azieb Pool, with profiles on Thula Sindi, the Sartists, Maria McCloy, Marianne Fassler and Anisa Mpungwe.

Hannah Azieb Pool is an Eritrean-born, London-based journalist, author and commentator. She is Senior Programmer, Contemporary Culture at London's Southbank Centre, and the author of the memoir My Fathers' Daughter
Rhodes (C.) THE WORLD ACCORDING TO ROGER BALLEN,
208pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., hardback, d.w., London, 2019. R940
Published on the occasion of the exhibition, Musée de la Halle Saint Pierre, Paris, September 2019 - July 2020.

Includes an introduction and an interview with Roger Ballen by Martine Lusardy, Director of the Halle Saint Pierre.

Features photographs selected from across Ballen’s career, installations created exclusively for the exhibition, and examples of objects and works from Ballen’s own collection of art brut.

Photographer Roger Ballen's previous books include Asylum of the Birds, The Theatre of Apparitions and Ballenesque: Roger Ballen, a retrospective.
Colin Rhodes is Dean of Kingston School of Art, London. His previous books include Outsider Art: spontaneous alternatives and primitivism and modern art.
Ruhkamp (U.) ed. ROBIN RHODE, Memory Is The Weapon
223pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., hardback, Wolfsburg, 2019. R995
Published in conjunction with the exhibition, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, September 2019 - February 2020 and Kunsthalle Krems, March - June 2020.

Contributions include
"Memory Is The Weapon", an essay by curator Uta Ruhkamp
"Geometry of Colour", a conversation between Uta Ruhkamp and Robin Rhode
"Collisions and Conflict in the City of Palms", an interview with Robin Rhode about the Jericho Project conducted by Dor Guez
a selection of poems by Don Mattera, Gladys Thomas and James Matthews.

Text in both English and German.

Robin Rhode was born in Cape Town in 1976 and lives and works in Berlin. He was the recipient of the 2018 Zurich Art Prize.

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