Wednesday, 31 May 2023 17:01

'Cast in Stone' in PARSE, #16, Spring 2023

'Cast in Stone' presents observations on monuments and museums alongside commentary on artworks and accounts of chance encounters and daily life. Drawing on notebooks kept during a stay in Germany more than twenty yerars ago, Vladislavic finds a new path through the rubble of unfinished work. The essay arose during the 'Conviviality and Contamination' workshop, which travelled between Sweden and Germany in the autumn of 2022. All the work produced in that collaborative engagement appears in PARSE #16. Vladislavic's essay is accompanied by an artwork by Abrie Fourie. 

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Books

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  • The Distance

    In the spring of 1970, a Pretoria schoolboy falls in love with Muhammad Ali. He begins to collect cuttings about Read More
  • The Exploded View

    ‘The boundaries of Johannesburg are drifting away, sliding over pristine ridges and valleys, lodging in tenuous places, slipping again. At Read More
  • The Folly

    One quiet evening, somewhere in the old South Africa, the settled existence of Mr and Mrs Malgas is disrupted by Read More
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