Transformation has been a puzzling buzzword throughout much of the post-independence era. Puzzling because the implications of a word variously meaning change, metamorphosis, renewal - even revolution - are yet to be fully understood. Rochelle Keene, director of the Johannesburg Art Gallery, offers her insights into change and transformation at the country's pre-eminent public gallery, while Mgcineni Sobopha's review of Zwelethu Mthethwa's work asks some very pertinent questions on the subject.
Looking to the landscape of the future, we also find out how a young architect seeks to commemorate the past. We also revisit Berni Searle's impressive biography.
Next Update: 3 February 2003