n Image & Text : a Journal for Design - Editorial

Volume 27, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1020-1491



The first issue of for 2016 is an open issue and contains five articles that deal with current work by researchers from a number of South African tertiary institutions. Four articles deal with fine art from various critical stances, including public art, performance art, monuments and counter-monuments, and an investigation of 'the curatorial'. The last article deals with gender identity in a contemporary video game. In addition to the research articles, there is a book review of Victor Margolin's massive two-volume . This is followed by two conference reports from international conferences held in Amsterdam and Dublin. As always, there are common areas between the articles, and in this issue five of the authors are upcoming researchers; this aligns with 's vision of encouraging and nurturing younger voices.

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