“Imprint/In Print” at the Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, New York, presents an exhibition illustrating the history of printmaking including works by William Kentridge (8 August – 20 December 2015).
BIG DRUID IN HIS CUBICLE Basel Art Fair 2009 (Art Unlimited) Installation/performance Willem Boshoff residing in a cubicle for the duration of the art fair One assistant, during gallery hours, for the duration of the performance Duration of stay: 6 days and nights Cubicle: a room at least 6 X 7 metre 2 computers, 3 […]
“PROUD TO BE A RACIST openly challenges the stereotype that white people who complain about the state of the economy, crime and politics in South Africa are racist. The seeds for PROUD TO BE A RACIST were sown as far back as 2004, when then President Thabo Mbeki harshly branded white commentators writing about violent […]
Another viewing of the Druid performance / walk can be viewed online, produced by the African Noise Foundation (collective of artists, poets and musicians), during a conference at Stellenbosch University in 2013. The video juxtaposes a Druid walk of privileged conference participants in Slabtown Stellenbosch, at a derelect squatter camp, just 3km away from […]
When ‘the (art) thing’ is no longer the ‘thing’: Art Week Cape Town I can hear Willem Boshoff aka The Big Druid snoring before I see him. He’s lying on a thin mattress on the floor of the Smac Gallery, where his installation Big Druid in his Cubicle has been installed. Consisting of vintage objects […]
Text Type Thing: Form and Content in Willem Boshoff’s Political Text Pieces July 18, 2015 I have a big problem with art and artists• I have a big problem with authority and boundaries • I have a big problem with blacks•[…]I have a big problem with political correctness • I have a big problem with […]
Bianca Bondi was selected to be one of 11 artists to participate in a group exhibition, curated by Gael Charbu, at a private foundation, called La Villa Emerige, (Paris) opening 5 November 2015. One artist from the exhibition will be selected to have a solo exhibition at Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois in 2016. http://revelations-emerige.com