Archive: Issue No. 55, March 2002

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REVIEWS

Jaishri Abichandri

Jaishri Abichandri
Under Western Skies

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Apartheid Museum

Reception area, Apartheid Museum

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CAPE

27.03.02 Eye-catching moments from the Month of Photography
The 2nd Cape Town Month of Photographyy is an enormous enterprise with more than 150 shows covering wall space in every available venue. Sue Williamson zooms in on a few highlights

20.03.02 Something from 'Nothing'
Dave Southwood's richly coloured, finely articulated landscapes provoke a curious sense of discomfort in the viewer. Chris Roper grapples with 'Nothing in the Particular'

06.03.02 A walk in the park
Take along a playful spirit and a picnic to enjoy the works installed at the Jan Marais Nature Reserve as part of the Spier Outdoor Sculpture Biennial, says Paul Edmunds

06.03.02 Three cheers for the Design Indaba
Last week's thought-provoking, boundary-hopping, interdisciplinary, sensation-seeking Design Indaba gets Lauren Shantall's mental pom-poms waving

28.02.02 Backwards into the future
Difficulties of consciousness - concerning perception, memory and identity - dominate the video works on view at Michaelis Galleries, to greater and lesser degrees of success. Nic Dawes reviews

20.02.02 Revisiting the streets
Arlene Amaler-Raviv and Dale Yudelman reprise the winning formula of their previous collaborative exhibition - but this time round the results are not as inventive or successful, says Paul Edmunds

30.01.02 Garden of questions and delights
Flowers, sprinklers and even gables inspire contemplation at the first Spier Outdoor Sculpture Biennial. Tracy Murinik strolled through the grounds

GAUTENG

27.03.02 The structure of memory
The Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg rises to the considerable challenge of reclaiming South Africa's troubled past from the dustbin of history. Sean O'Toole's visit begins at Blood River

28.02.02 Branded 'Wayne Barker'
'Erratum' at the Alliance Française is full of tried-and-tested Barkerisms. Kathryn Smith wonders if the artist's Afro-pop formula isn't past its sell-by date

28.02.02 Hide and seek
Christine Dixie plays on the semantics of 'hide' in a carefully considered and compelling show at Millennium II. Kathryn Smith reviews

28.02.02 Stories of survival
An exhibition of turn-of-last-century photographs of people from south and east Africa, 'Surviving the Lens' offers no easy answers to the question: who holds the power, the photographer or the sitter? Kathryn Smith reports

KWA-ZULU NATAL

13.03.02 Journeys through KZN and the cosmos
The furore over 'The Truth About Tibet' overshadowed two other, very different exhibitions at the NSA. Virginia MacKenny reviews work by Ulric Roldanus and Michael Croeser
INTERNATIONAL

17.07.01 Mainstream America meets Kentridge
Everyone in the US art scene should know who William Kentridge is thanks to a major retrospective tour of metropolitan museums. Laurie Ann Farrell views the show in Washington and New York
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