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Speeches From A White Cube – Thenjiwe Nkosi

THENJIWE I cannot ask you to suspend these walls and forget their context those sidewalks live with you in some way even with closed eyes hands grasping the ledge of this doorway to pull you into this implicitly still space … Continue reading

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Speeches From A White Cube – Laura

LAURA his hand like a hook pulling on all our strings a dance that comes natural when we lean in for the unexpected history an anecdote that will alter our own edges with its wise placement through visual accountancy his … Continue reading

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Speeches From A White Cube – sidewalk installation

Installation site – Juta street between galleries – Kalashnikovv, Room and Stevenson. BRAAMFONTEIN, JOHANNESBURG ANA PATHER SOUND EXCERPTS Total length of work: 52 mins 37 secs MATERIALS PLINTH printer paper, printed manuscripts MANUSCRIPT printed poems inspired by each interviewee: Raimi … Continue reading

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Speeches From A White Cube – Thato

THATO Give me these white walls to considerto sita milky wash that barely registers its texturebut then speakbecause it is your process that matters mostthe chalk that sticks between fingernail and thumbthis is what I revel inthe good nature of … Continue reading

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Speeches From A White Cube – Marion

MARION I would ask you to pry open this space and talk of everything all moments of life can speak through this magic I will read the words of the artist like tripped up thread scarred through the length of … Continue reading

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Speeches From A White Cube – Usha

USHA I have counted the days through each action I have carved out a shape that will tell me of my pattern and in another light its edges appear as steps printed in sand declaring an expanse of water I … Continue reading

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to match rhythm (a poem)

some men are able to just let go with grace as if to pretend of forgetting meant it never existed in the first place he said they would always leave her in preparation for his eventual fade he cannot feel … Continue reading

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