TAF News: Week 19

TAF is going underground – 21-24 July 2022! We will also be showing TAF PAPER at Design Joburg on 19 – 21 May FRESH | BOLD | EDGY  

TAF News: Week 18

Exciting news – TAF is going underground – 21-24 July 2022!This year we plan on moving underground – keeping our location a secret in an unannounced space and tempting the audience to imagine what kind of site can host a fair of such magnitude. FRESH | BOLD | EDGY

TAF News: The Venice Biennale Explained

Last week the most anticipated event of the global art calendar – the 59th Venice Biennale, opened. There was great excitement from artists, curators, gallerists, and collectors alike. But, what is a Biennale? What is a Pavillion? and why is it so important? we take an inside look at all things Biennale!

TAF News: Week 16

“Have a look at Public Art in South Africa – from celebrated exhibitions to forgotten collections. We highlight the Wits Art Museum’s tenth birthday, and unpack the meaning of cake in contemporary art.”    

TAF News: Week 14

“This week we look at a range of articles highlighting unique artists using a variety of mediums in their practices! We question if one can be an environmentalist and an NFT artist and examine the ‘biennialization’ of the art world.”

TAF News: Week 13

  “This week we look at photography as a visual language. These articles delve into the power that the art form has in capturing South Africa’s complexities. Our SUBLIME Open Call closes this week so be sure not to miss it!”

TAF News: Week 12

“This week we see South African art head to the moon and be experienced under the moonlight. We consider the future of both Art Writers and Museums in Johannesburg and we share our current TAF Open Calls!”  

TAF News: Week 11

“This week we look at the 2021 TAF Off the Grid Artists, we think about the potential for artists to sustain themselves on art alone, we question what African Contemporary Art means and we share our current TAF Open Calls!”

TAF News: Week 10

“There is a long history of civilians disagreeing with an artist when the artist declares that a piece of art is, in fact, art.” ~ Christine Wang for ARTSY