INTRODUCTION TO SUPER/NATURAL – Azu Nwagbogu

INTRODUCTION TO SUPER/NATURALAzu Nwagbogu   There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.—William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act 1, Scene 5   SUPER/NATURAL by Barbara Wildenboer explores the boundaries of what is known...

A Strange Gaze: SUPER/NATURAL Unveiled – Miranthe Staden Garbett

SUPER / NATURAL  The text below is a condensed version of ‘A Strange Gaze: SUPER/NATURAL Unveiled’, a catalogue essay written by Miranthe Staden Garbett for Barbara Wildenboer’s (un)lucky 13ᵗʰ solo exhibition that was hosted by Everard Read in Cape Town in November...

Review written for Artthrob by Amie Soudien

Invisible, Intangible, Insensible: Barbara Wildenboer’s ‘The Invisible Gardener’ written for Artthrob by Amie Soudien for Artthrob on 1 June 2017.   Barbara Wildenboer’s second exhibition with Everard Read/CIRCA Cape Town, is dedicated to the invisible hand that...

Review written for the Cape Times by Veronica C. Wilkinson

Subverted text as transformed imagesTuesday, April 12, 2011   Artist Barbara Wildenboer wields the scalpels she uses to cut paper with the dexterity of a surgeon. Transforming books ranging from encyclopedias to scientific reference works she has revived...