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Andrew Brauteseth

25 January 2012

Exploring the unexpected city with photographer Andrew Brauteseth

Andrew Brauteseth is an observer of people, places, and spaces. Besides working for a roster of big-name commercial clients, Andrew – aka Guy With Camera – blogs extensively about the visuals that catch his eye on any given day. Portrait of a Nation celebrates the myriad of faces that comprise South Africa, while Life, Love, Lenses is his “Diary of Visual Interestingness”. [...]

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11 January 2012

Play, and the serious business of creating Cape Town communities

There’s a growing global phenomenon of playfulness in Cape Town. Between 10and5 – an online showcase of South African creativity – did some digging to find out the what and why (or rather, why not) of the local movement.  “Rogue artists are making their mark on the streets of Cape Town in a crusade against [...]

14 December 2011

Question: Public art or public nuisance?

When it comes to art in public places – and questions of what it is, who it’s by, who it’s for and what it’s meant to do – there have been a few memorable incidents in Cape Town this year. The mistaken identity of an Artscape zebra, a Sea Point secret garden, and a hacked (then [...]

14 December 2011

Public art or public nuisance? What’s the public opinion?

When the graffiti bylaw was still up for debate, an online petition against it was drawn up and signed by the likes of Ricky Lee Gordon, Sydelle Willow Smith, Nadine Botha, Andreas Spath, Kyla Rose Smith, Alexandra Biess, Erefaan Pearce, Uno de Waal and Neil Steenkamp. Here are a few comments that stood out. Rosemary [...]

14 December 2011

Public eye on public art

When it comes to art in public places – and questions of what it is, who it’s by and what it is meant to do – there have been a few memorable incidents in Cape Town this year. Incident #1: But is it art? The first of these involved a zebra and a mistaken identity: [...]