Published Texts

Norman, N. 2015. ‘The Complexity of Beauty: Lakin Ogunbanwo’s fashion photography is about telling stories,’ in Ogojiii Issue 3 p70-76.

Conradie, A & Norman, N. 2015. ‘Of Silver and Savages: Cinga Samson and Andrew Gilbert at Blank Projects,’ exhibition review in ArtThrob online 21 September, 2015.

Conradie, A & Norman, N. 2015. ‘Trek: Stepping into Continental Exchange,’ exhibition review in Art Africa September 2015, issue 1: p164-167.

Conradie, A & Norman, N. 2015. ‘Slow Violence: An Exhibition Review’ in Art South Africa (online)[http://artsouthafrica.com/220-news-articles-2013/2490-slow-violence-exhibition-review-by-natasha-norman-and-annemi-conradie.html] 13 August, 2015.

Conradie, A & Norman, N. 2015. ‘Tracing the Real and the Incongruent Realities in an Archive of the Contemporary’, catalogue essay by Natasha Norman and Annemi Conradie for Wikus de Wet, Twenty Journey exhibition at Commune 1 Gallery, Cape Town, curated by Khanyisile Mbongwa

Norman, N. 2014. ‘He Examines a Blade of Grass, or Portrait of a City’ in Thomas Cartwright’s 36 views of Table Mountain Everard Read Gallery, Cape Town. [ISBN 978-0-620-63885-2]

Norman, N. 2014. ‘We’re Fated to Pretend’ catalogue essay for Athi-Patra Ruga’s Future White Women of Azania (June 2014) Whatiftheworld Gallery, Cape Town

Norman, N. 2013. ‘Taking the Road Less Travelled’ in Third Text vol 27 issue 3 Special Issue: The Art of Change in South Africa. Taylor and Francis Online

Norman, N. 2012. ‘Michaelis Graduates aim to change the world’ in A Portrait of a Young Artist Series: Revolution? Art.co.za Online

Norman, N. 2012. Challenging Perceptions: ‘Retinal Shift’ and ‘Making Way’ - two exhibitions at the 2012 Grahamstown Festival. ArtThrob online

Norman, N. 2012. Trade Routes Over Time. ArtThrob online

Norman, N. 2012. Messages in the Painted Process. ArtThrob online

Norman, N. 2012. Understanding myself, here, at this time. Interview with artist Chris Swift. ArtThrob online

Norman, N. 2010. Time On Our Hands Review. ArtThrob online

Norman, N. The Subotzky Affair. Varsity 64(5):12

Norman, N. 2005. A Fantastc Review. Monday Paper 24(14): 6 online

Essays for Artists

Cyrus Kabiru: Yesterday’s Futures Today text for SMAC Gallery booth at Armoury Show 2016 written by Natasha Norman and Annemi Conradie (March 2016).

How far do you travel before you can’t go back? catalogue essay for Biggs and Lilford’s exhibition ‘Distance’ at Salon 91, Cape Town (September 2014)

Behind the Colour(ed) Line catalogue essay for Gordon Clark exhibition at Commune 1 Gallery, Cape Town (August 2014)

Between stars and a liferaft: an interview with Chris Swift catalogue essay for Christopher Swift solo exhibition at Commune 1 Gallery, Cape Town (August 2013)

Misster, take my pit-ture catalogue essay for Gordon Clark solo exhibition at Commune 1 Gallery, Cape Town (January 2013). Link to catalogue online

Dictation: The White Owl catalogue essay for Kirsten Lilford solo exhibition at Salon 91 Gallery, Cape Town (October 2012).

In the Foxholes of History catalogue essay and captions for the NOT MY WAR exhibition curated by David Brits at the Michaelis Galleries, Cape Town (June - July 2012). Texts Online

Fata Morgana exhibition press and catalogue for Cara van der Westhuizen at Salon 91, Cape Town (October 2011).

New constellations in the garden of words and an interview with the artist in ‘Umlungu’ by Christopher Swift at Commune 1 Gallery, Cape Town (September 2011).

Latent Horizon essay for graduate works by George Chapman at the Michaelis School of Fine Art, Cape Town (December 2010).

Graduate exhibition catalogue for Tony East at the Michaelis School of Fine Art, Cape Town (December 2009).

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