New Durban exhibition, ‘Beauty and its Beasts’, examines female stereotypes

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Mary Sibande’s Cry Havoc. Photo courtesy of the artist and Gallery MOMO.

Running at the Durban Art Gallery until May 28 is the exhibition ‘Beauty and its Beasts’, which asks the question: Has the female stereotype changed? Continue reading

Through Positive Eyes exhibition documents the reality of living with HIV

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Justice Edwin Cameron (guest speaker), Carol Brown (co-curator – Durban), David Gere (co-curator – Los Angeles) at the opening of the exhibition. Photo: Harry Lock

The exhibition, Through Positive Eyes, which features over 100 photographs, sculptural works, and live storytelling, documenting the realities of individuals living with HIV across the globe, can be viewed at the Durban Art Gallery. It coincides with AIDS 2016: The International AIDS Conference in Durban. Continue reading

Enjoy Freedom of the Mind at the Bay of Plenty in Durban

Pictured are members of the band, Salt and Light (based at UKZN); accomplished skateboarders / biker riders and visual artists who will be participating in the event Back, left to right: Darren Oatley (Skateboard), Celumusa Dladla (Tall / blue / Keys), Middle left to right Mondli Mbhele (Yellow hat / artist) Sibonelo Mdletshe (Specs / sweatshirt) Head of Parks, Recreation and Culture Unit, Thembinkosi Ngcobo Sibonsiso Mavundla (Hat / drums) Siya Mkhize (White T shirt / guitar) Schogn Lee (Bike) Front: Lindani Nyandeni (White T shirt artist) Photo: Publicity Matters

Pictured are members of the band, Salt and Light (based at UKZN), accomplished skateboarders and biker riders and visual artists who will be participating in Freedom of the Mind (back, from left) Darren Oatley, Celumusa Dladla, (middle from left) Mondli Mbhele, Sibonelo Mdletshe, Head of Parks, Recreation and Culture Unit, Thembinkosi Ngcobo, Sibonsiso Mavundla, Siya Mkhize, Schogn Lee, (front) Lindani Nyandeni. Photo: Publicity Matters

Durban’s Parks, Recreation & Culture Unit is hosting a celebration to honour Heritage month.  Freedom of the Mind is a day-long free family event to be held at Bay of Plenty, next to the skateboard area, on Saturday, September 5, to showcase the breadth of creative talent the city is nurturing. Continue reading