OFM OFM Artbeat (Kunsteklop)

OFM Artbeat (Kunsteklop)

Stay up to date with the latest developments in the creative industries, as featured on Mid-Morning Magic.
Weekly English South Africa Performing Arts · Visual Arts
185 Episodes
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NWU Iyeza exhibition combines traditional medicine, memories and art

Iyeza demonstrates the ways in which Buhlebezwe Siwani’s art is both a cultural politic and an emotional invocation, rooted in her belief in the importance of artists engaging with their socio-political environment. Siwani is the recipient of the Standard Bank Young Artist for Visual Art 2021. This exhibition is on…
26 May 3 min

NWU group exhibition displays talent from North West artists

‘THIS IS ME’ hosted by the NWU Gallery is a visual arts commissioning and artist development programme that is designed for recent graduates and artists that have been practising professionally for over 2 years, living and working in the Northwest. It is on until the 7th of June 2023 and…
26 May 3 min

Adelheid Frackiewicz takes her art from the FS to Ghana

Artist Adelheid Frackiewicz part of the FS Art Collective joins Mid-Morning Magic’s Yolanda Maartens in the OFM Art Beat to talk about the opportunity to have her art showcased at the Institute Museum of Ghana in July this year. You can find out more about her art at http://www.freestateartcollective.co.za/
10 May 4 min

Art Bank of SA exhibits latest acquisitions at Oliewenhuis Art Museum

𝘽𝙀𝙏𝙒𝙀𝙀𝙉 𝙈𝙀𝘼𝙉𝙄𝙉𝙂 𝘼𝙉𝘿 𝙍𝙀𝘼𝙇𝙄𝙏𝙔 is the annual Art Bank of South Africa New Acquisitions Exhibition which showcases contemporary art by emerging artists. Nonto Msomi joins Mid-Morning Magic’s Yolanda Maartens to talk about the opportunity this platform creates. The exhibition is on at Oliewenhuis Art Museum until the 4th of June…
10 May 3 min

Submissions open for artworks at the William Humphreys Art Gallery in Kimberley

The William Humphreys Art Gallery in Kimberley would like to invite artists residing in the Northern Cape to submit their work for selection to participate in the fifth NC Artists Exhibition. Curatorial Assistant at the WHAG, Garnett Ludick joins Mid-Morning Magic’s Yolanda Maartens to talk about the submission process. Artworks…
5 May 3 min

Photography through the lens of Andre Rose

Free State Art Collective member, André Rose has had an incredible time as one of the five mentees on the 'Gateways for Peace' project. Presented by the Through the Lens Collective and funded by the EU, this project sought to engage on the theme of xenophobia and human rights through…
2 May 4 min

The largest annual sculpture fair in SA is back

The Melrose Gallery invites applications for participation in the 6th annual SculptX, looking for sculptural and installation works that can be shown both indoors and outdoors. Head Curator Ruzy Rusike joins Mid-Morning Magic’s Yolanda Maartens to talk about the art works that can be submitted till the 31st of May…
27 Apr 3 min

Kom teken saam op Rosendal vir 'n goeie doel

Die bekende Vrystaatse kunstenaar Michelle Nigrini sluit by Mid-Morning Magic se Yolanda Maartens aan om te gesels oor "Let's Draw Rosendal" 'n unieke fondsinsamelingsinisiatief wat 'n groot verskil gaan maak deur kuns.
25 Apr 4 min

UFS students present art works during ROOT/ROUTE

The annual 1st to 3rd year student exhibition is currently on at the Johannes Stegmann Gallery at the UFS Bloemfontein campus. It showcases works that were produced by fine art students in 2022 within the theme Root/Route. Student Mikayla Swartz joins Mid-Morning Magic’s Yolanda Maartens to talk about the experience…
21 Apr 2 min

Kameraadskap word as kuns uitgebeeld van dwars oor die Karoo

Ons Karoo en Kontrei nooi kunstenaars in die Karoo en omliggende dorpe om hul kunswerke in te skryf onder die tema Kameraadskap. Kunstenaars hoef slegs 'n foto van hul werke te neem en aanlyn dit te deel by www.onsknk.org.za. Die publiek stem dan vir hul gunstelling werke wat dan deur…
18 Apr 4 min

A New York residency inspires central South African artist Pauline Gutter

Pauline Gutter has a lot of new experiences, insights and inspiration to bring back to the Free State once she completes her residency with the Ampersand Foundation in New York in April. Making the most of every opportunity, Pauline excitedly talks about what she has seen and learned so far…
17 Apr 5 min

Oliewenhuis Art Museum gives their Art Guides excellent exposure in new exhibition

Oliewenhuis Art Museum is excited to present the annual Art Museum Guide exhibition with artworks sourced from Oliewenhuis Art Museum’s Permanent Collection and The Art Bank of South Africa’s Contemporary Collection. transition • liminality • adaptation was curated by the current 2022/2023 Art Museum Guides at Oliewenhuis Art Museum; Kgahliso…
14 Apr 3 min

Cecilia Maartens talks art inspiration in Space Age exhibition

Cecilia Maartens is a creative, artist and member of the Free State Art Collective and is currently part of a group exhibition on at the Jan Rupert Museum in Graaff-Reinet which is on until the 21st of May 2023. She talks about the inspiration for her "Swing sculpture" titled "Passage…
11 Apr 3 min


The classic play, Everyman, has been reimagined for a modern audience with a powerful message about the importance of being prepared for death.
28 Mar 2 min

Munro Art Gallery

Munro has been a reputable name in South African art since 1998. Our impeccable customer service and exceptional artworks are hallmarks in our continual strive toward art excellence.
23 Mar 5 min

Sjaka S. Septembir gesels oor nuwe boek

In die OFM Kunsteklop gesels Mid-Morning Magic se Yolanda Maartens met ’n akteur, regisseur en skrywer, Sjaka S. Septembir oor sy nuwe book getitel “Die bardo van Biko April”.
21 Mar 4 min


"SONORE" beloof om 'n boeiende en onvergeetlike program te wees wat 'n beroep sal doen op liefhebbers van klassieke musiek, veral diegene wat die emosionele krag en ekspressiewe omvang van die viool en klavier waardeer
16 Mar 2 min
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