Articles tagged just another day in africa

31 Mar 2004 // 12:00 AM

Pieter-Dirk Uys and his Mbeki puppet poke South African leadership in its tender spots.

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14 Jan 2004 // 12:00 AM

Are South African critics indeed displeased that Coetzee won, or is their kind of smarmy sensationalism going on, like a backhanded nod of national pride?

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15 Oct 2003 // 12:00 AM

I predicted that 10 years down the line, not only would this audience not be with us any longer, but neither would the music that they hear: not in Africa, at least.

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17 Sep 2003 // 12:00 AM

She was tempestuous, gluttonous, selfish and vulnerable: everything that an artist as genius is supposed to be.

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20 Aug 2003 // 12:00 AM

Through their performance art they have dealt with the legislation of sodomy, addressed the smoking of marijuana, contemplated being trained to behave in the world by learning the 'tricks' that society expects, and confronted homophobia and anti-Semitism.

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16 Jul 2003 // 12:00 AM

I question the value of my presence there, as a white woman amongst young black people who historically shouldn't want to be near me or my kind.

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18 Jun 2003 // 12:00 AM

Murray refuses to pussyfoot around politically correct representation of ethnic diversity.

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28 May 2003 // 12:00 AM

If my Jewish identity was more easily recognisable, and I took a slightly faulty step in social protocols, would I also be fleeing on shot-out tires?

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17 Apr 2003 // 12:00 AM

Ziabuya shows the community that there is something special and incredible growing in the city's belly.

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20 Feb 2003 // 12:00 AM

With his conceptual experiments, collaborative projects and performed artworks, Kentridge has succeeded in awaking everyone to the notion of classical narrative, fabulous music, the South African gesammtkunstwerk . . .

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15 Jan 2003 // 12:00 AM

In Afrikaner alternative music and poetry, Johannes Kerkorrel was like the Bob Dylan of white South Africa . . .

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30 Oct 2002 // 12:00 AM

. . . improvisation with materials that represent throwaway elements of our day-to-day existence is par for the course, both visually and economically.

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16 Oct 2002 // 12:00 AM

He was the first vocal artist to use Nelson Mandela's name in lyrics, but South Africans only got to hear them after the new democracy had come about.

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The tones that the sun inflicts on our spaces are often neither rich nor filled with gentle gradations.

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5 Jun 2002 // 12:00 AM

. . . The previous government gave killers the golden handshake and the present government gave them amnesty . . .

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1 May 2002 // 12:00 AM

Paralleling concepts like apartheid with the Holocaust . . . has become a bit of a knee-jerk analogy that is often deeply fashionable and very disturbing . . .

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3 Apr 2002 // 12:00 AM

During apartheid, if a controversial South African artist went out of the country and 'made it' by gaining acknowledgement from 'real' galleries Out There before returning, suddenly the former pariah would magically become prodigal son and worthy citizen.

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30 Jan 2002 // 12:00 AM

. . . instinctively, you know to steel yourself for what waits on the other side of this curtain.

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13 Nov 2001 // 12:00 AM

(W)hile we have to remain philosophical about the projects that begin like race horses and end like donkeys, the spark is there for all manner of animal to pick up some speed.

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Hozier + Death Cab for Cutie + Rock Radio 104.5's Birthday Show (Photo Gallery)

// Notes from the Road

"Radio 104.5's birthday show featured great bands and might have been the unofficial start of summer festival season in the Northeast.

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