Speakers tagged: abc (Berlin)

Joost Bosland

Joost Bosland has been a partner at Stevenson Gallery, Cape Town since 2006. Joost’s qualifications include a BA (summa cum laude) in philosophy of art, art history, and criticism from Duke University, Durham in North Carolina (2006) and a programme on leadership and the arts in New York (2005). Joost is the first point of contact for a number of artists including Robin Rhode, Odili Odita, Meschac Gaba, Pieter Hugo and Nicholas Hlobo. He assisted in the expansion of and continues to manage the art fair program at Stevenson, which in 2012 consisted of Frieze New York, Art Hong Kong, Art Basel, abc (Berlin), Paris Photo, Frieze London and Art Basel Miami Beach. Joost was also instrumental in the development of Stevenson’s FOREX programme, which has brought the work of key artists like Francis Alÿs, Yael Bartana, Rineke Dijkstra, Yang Fudong, Thomas Hirschhorn, Glenn Ligon, Wangechi Mutu and Walid Raad to ... read more

Rangoato Hlasane

Rangoato Hlasane is an artist, project manager and scholar based in Johannesburg. He holds a master’s degree in visual arts from the University of Johannesburg. His dissertation was an investigation into the role of the arts in mobilising communities; theory he has put into practice for the past five years. He has done creative work for publications such as Chimurenga, as well as facilitated and coordinated collaborative community-based arts and development projects around South Africa. In 2008, recognising a gap between the educational needs of young people and what infrastructure was being provided, Rangoato, together with collaborators Malose Malahlela and Bettina Malcomess, formed the Keleketla! Library, an interdisciplinary library and media arts project based at the Drill Hall in Johannesburg. He says: “Access to quality education is the greatest of obstacles. It’s a problem when a large number of schools in the country do not have adequate facilities and human ... read more