The role of artistry in South Africa still has a very relevant place in civilisation, specifically fine art speaking. These are the unanimous words spoken by a group of artists we met up with at the August House Studio’s in Joburg CBD, as we interrogated the concept of Art in the 21st century. “I would say the role of art is still very important. So important that I believe that in this very industry, there are a lot of deep messages to relay to the world not only for this generation but for generations to come. People learn from art,” says Kenny-Lee Basson who does installations for artists… Read more

Image: Discussing Art in the 21st century: Joburg Art Week. Credit: Simone Kley