Victoria Appelbaum's 'Translating the Keys' uses Ivan Vladislavic's 2006 book Portrait with Keys to explore some of the complexities of translating literature into exhibition form. The exhibition can be seen in the Temporary Gallery at the Origins Centre Museum, Wits University, until 19 August.
The Durban Literary Festival will take place at Ike's Books, 48A Florida Road on the weekend of 21-23 June. Ike's is a Durban institution and they have a great set of writers lined up for the first edition of the festival.
The Distance will be launched at Kalk Bay Books on 2 April. Ivan Vladislavic will be in conversation with Mark Gevisser.
Ivan Vladislavic's new novel The Distance will be launched at Love Books in Melville on Wednesday 20 February.
Ivan Vladislavic's new novel The Distance will be launched at the Book Lounge in Cape Town on Tuesday 12 February.
The Johannesburg Review of Books has published its annual fiction. The issue includes an extract from Ivan Vladislavic's novel The Distance, which will be published by Umuzi in February 2019.
The Cities in Flux workshop under the banner of Pro Helvetia brings together writers and academics to talk about urbanization and social change. The event will take place at the University of Johannesburg on 5-6 October.
On 19 May, Julian Birbrajer will launch Slut, his new book of photographs, at the Centrum for fotografi in Stockholm. The book contains six sequences of photographs and a text by Ivan Vladislavic.