Cristina Ballbé Ruiz

“Life is abstract. Through eyes that are minimalist.” So says this Barcelona-born painter Cristina Ballbé Ruiz. The young female artist’s view is evident in her new series of abstractions that began when she moved to Johannesburg in early 2017. They represent her distillation – into balanced, abstract landscapes – of the differences that exist for…

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Artist of the Month – Nhlanhla Chonco

Chonco’s work investigates the identity and heritage of indigenous people before colonial history and how they’ve reshaped their identity in post-Apartheid South Africa. He also explores African ceremonies as a form spiritual performance that allow people to connect with their spirituality. And shows how the modern age has led to a disconnection from this.  Nhlanhla Chonco was…

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