All posts tagged johannesburg

Ivan Vladislavic

Building with words

CHRISTINE EMMETT chats to acclaimed writer and editor Ivan Vladislavić about his passionate and painstaking approach to constructing fiction.

Small Things by Nthikeng Mohlele

A history of shadows

JOSHUA MASEROW is impressed by Small Things, an abundantly strange and beguiling tale of failure by Nthikeng Mohlele.

Laurence Hamburger

10 QUESTIONS: Laurence Hamburger

Laurence Hamburger discusses his book, Frozen Chicken Train Wreck, a compilation of South African newspaper posters, and what it reveals about his fractured, complex country.


Snapshot of an urban Africa

Urbanist RASHIQ FATAAR reviews Afropolis, which explores the evolving nature of five African cities through a showcase of their media, art and narratives.

WORK/LIFE: Fourthwall

WORK/LIFE: Fourthwall’s Bronywn Law-Viljoen and Oliver Barstow

Editor and writer Bronywn Law-Viljoen and designer and writer Oliver Barstow own Fourthwall Books, which publishes exquisitely designed, written and crafted art books. They discuss their working lives.

Jason Larkin

10 QUESTIONS: Jason Larkin

The British photographer discusses his book After the Mines, which features images of Johannesburg’s mine dumps.