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Steven Cohen - "There's Glitter In My Soup!"

A Cohan-esque Endeavor  There is an incredibly distinct aesthetic about Steven Cohen's work. Using repetitive iconography such as butterfly wings, pointe shoes, chandeliers and false eyelashes, Cohen subverts cultural norms. Born in 1962, Steven Cohen is one of South Africa's foremost intervention artists. Inserting himself into the public realm, his performances are both uncanny and […]

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Lebogang Mabusela | Makoti Dreamz Presents Old Wives Gunz

What Is It? Lebogang Mabusela has forged a bridal gifts shop that manufactures and sells guns. In a vivid performance of the iteration of her bridal shop 'Makoti', Mabusela deals out bridal gifts which give women superpowers and enhance their desires. These guns are a materialization of historic feminist technology. Acquired from across different times […]

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The Red Femicycle - AGOG Gallery

What Is It? The Red Femicycle returns to the AGOG Gallery in Maboneng this August. Performed by Albert Ibokwe Khoza in collaboration with Oupa Sibeko (performance artist), Lerato matolodi (dancer) and Itai hakim (musician). Ibokwe is an internationally acclaimed performance artist. He continuously performs the persona of a loner individual, who is also a gay […]

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