Archive: Issue No. 50, October 2001

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The World Trade Center under attack on September 11

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24.10.01 Opinion: Art and the art world after September 11
Following the attack on the World Trade Center, Flash Art's Giancarlo Politi posed some questions to players in the art world. Rasheed Araeen, founding editor of Third Text, sent Artthrob his response

17.10.01 Documenta11 - Platform1 continues in Berlin
Currently taking place at the House of World Cultures is part two of Documenta11's first platform - a symposium on the theme of 'Democracy Unrealized'. We publish the introduction by Okwui Enwezor and abstracts by Homi Bhabha and others

17.10.01 Arts & Culture Trust Awards announced
The Bag Factory won Best Practice Project at last week's Arts & Culture Trust Awards, which recognise significant contributions towards the advancement of arts and culture in South Africa

10.10.01 Joubert Park Project counts down to lift-off
More than a year in the planning, this public art project with a big social conscience, aimed at revitalising the area surrounding the Johannesburg Art Gallery, kicks off with a multimedia extravaganza on Saturday

03.10.01 Focus on Africa at media art überfest
Homegrown exhibitions 'RETREKS unSUNg CITY' and 'South' are among the highlights of the 19th World Wide Video Festival. Storm Janse van Rensburg packs his bag for a week of discussions, screenings, VJs, DJs and lounging in Amsterdam

03.10.01 Wilma Cruise shows on 'Documenta USA'
Now showing at Detroit's Museum of New Art, 'Documenta USA' is an investigation into 'what and who decides art', according to its controversial instigator, Jef Bourgeau

03.10.01 Retrospectives for Aardklop Arts Fest
This year's Aardlop Arts Festival in Potchefstroom hosts a 50-year retrospective by celebrated painter Robert Hodgins and a 'mini-retrospective' of five years of investigations into body politics by Leora Farber

03.10.01 Finalists for Arts & Culture Trust Awards
The Fordsburg Artists Studios and the Visual Arts and Crafts Academy are among the finalists in this year's Arts & Culture Trust Awards

19.09.01 New art space opens at Johannesburg Civic Theatre
For its launch this weekend, The | Premises will be transformed into a 3D version of a website-under-construction with visitors invited to respond to future projects and planned events

19.09.01 World Trade Center crash: the aftermath
Artthrob receives news that South African artists in New York are all known to be safe, and petitions for a considered response from the US

19.09.01 Art Foundation: Gone with a bang or a whimper?
The Johannesburg Art Foundation - where William Kentridge, among many other artists, once studied - has closed. Robyn Sassen traces the history and legacy of Bill Ainslie's visionary project and its slow but steady demise

SUE WILLIAMSON'S DIARY

In Washington 'Encounters with the Contemporary' gives a rich impression of Africa's artistic heritage, while 'The Short Century' in Chicago provides American viewers with an important introduction to contemporary African art

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