corner loving

corner loving

corner loving MADEYOULOOK About MADEYOULOOK MADEYOULOOK is an inter-disciplinary artist collaboration made up of Molemo Moiloa and Nare Mokgotho. The works of MADEYOULOOK often reference everyday innovations; aspects of inner-city life that find simple solutions to ordinary challenges. Related to this is MADEYOULOOK’s broader interest in art’s relation to audience, concepts of publics, notions of knowledge production and access to ownership in the wider sense. MADEYOULOOK is responsible for various projects over the past 6 years including Sermon on a Train, Extra Extra and Wish You Were Here, among others. Peer Review Annie Paul MADEYOULOOK.zip: Corner Loving Made you look at how lovers gravitate towards public spaces where they can be out of sight to the extent that this is possible. How to be private in public. O let not our intimacy attract too much attention. Fascinating project that ranges from the architectural to the anthropological via the politics of space in vernacular culture. From the remote colonial ethnography of “Married Life in an African Tribe” to the most sophisticated use of the cultural studies paradigm: a study of letter writing amongst migrant workers on the Witwatersrand before World War II that tries to answer the question “Was there a private sphere among the southern African rural poor before Apartheid?” “At the outset, then, we can observe a fairly straightforward confrontation between marriage shaped by the concerns of kinship and the public negotiations of the extended family, and courtship organized by individual desire and the private love-letter. ‘How,’ to restate Justice Nhlapo’s question, ‘do you command your daughter to marry a man of your choice when a missionary education...