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Arts Critics Duel at Great Texts Big Questions

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On the eve of GIPCA's 'the names we give' symposium, the Great Texts / Big Questions lecture on 12 May at 17:30 will see director of Iziko South African National Gallery Riason Naidoo in a verbal duel with art critic and former editor of Art South Africa Sean O'Toole.

To whom it may concern, from Michelle Son

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First released in 1983 under the name Multi-Tool Word, the word processing application Microsoft Word has become an ersatz design tool for many. Michelle Son used this insight to create her first art installation.

Nadav Kander's China

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Last year Nadav Kander, an Israeli-born photographer who grew up in South Africa, won the prestigious Prix Pictet for his essay on the Yangtze River. His photographs go on show in Berlin in January

Sylt, a monastic residency near a nudist beach

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For many years interested in writing from South Africa, in 2002 the German literary scholar and translator Indra Wussow was introduced to South African art by way of an encounter with the work Jane Alexander. Now based in Johannesburg for large parts of the year, Wussow hasn't entirely forsaken her desirable North Sea address, having transformed it into a haven for South African artists, writers and poets

Jared Ginsburg wins the 2010 Michaelis Prize

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The 2010 Michaelis Graduate Show opened to a full house last night, Jared Ginsburg winning the Michaelis Prize for his two-part presentation comprising a large-scale monochromatic projection and recreation of the artist's studio