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Wesley Pepper's Art Lexica

Wesley Pepper's Art Lexica

It's a podcast where we talk art, processes and the politics of art and activism.

It's a podcast where we talk art, processes and the politics of art and activism. Wesley set up this pod to explore issues relevant to the artist community in South Africa. Spudcaster for Baobulb.org is a podcasting platform to help spread the word of the power of podcasts in South Africa.

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Art Lexica Featuring: Riaaz Palmer
Warning: This episode discusses adult themes. Disclaimer: The views expressed do not reflect the policy of Baobulb.org. Not suitable for children under the age of 18. Art Lexica Featuring: Riaaz Palmer Wesley Pepper chats to creative/poet, Riaaz Palmer.
By Candice Nolan / 54 min /
Art Lexica Featuring: Renè van Rensburg
Warning: This episode discusses adult themes. Disclaimer: The views expressed do not reflect the policy of Baobulb.org. Not suitable for children under the age of 18. Eulogy: Matete Motsoaledi Wesley interviewed Matete earlier during the hard lockdown in
By Candice Nolan / 58 min /
Art Lexica: Featuring Soundz of the South
Warning: This episode discusses adult themes. Disclaimer: The views expressed do not reflect the policy of Baobulb.org. Not suitable for children under the age of 18. Art Lexica: Featuring Soundz of the South. Wesley Pepper chats to hip hop collective, S
By Candice Nolan / 48 min /
Art Lexica: Featuring Thokozani Madonsela
Warning: This episode discusses adult themes. Disclaimer: The views expressed do not reflect the policy of Baobulb.org. Not suitable for children under the age of 18. Art Lexica: Featuring Thokozani Madonsela. Wesley Pepper chats fellow artist, Thokozani
By Candice Nolan / 56 min /
Art Lexica: Sabelo Soko reviews Poetry Session at Maboneng
This episode contains adult themes and children should only listen under parental supervision. In Art Lexica: Sabelo Soko, Wesley Pepper changes things up abit. In this episode, Sabelo Soko (South African Poet/Performance Artist) reviews the recent Poetr
By Candice Nolan / 23 min /
Art Lexica: Featuring Msawenkhosi Bonga Zondo
This episode discusses adult themes and children should only listen under parental supervision. In Art Lexica: featuring Msawenkhosi Bonga Zondo, Wesley Pepper chats to the activist and peace activist. They talk about his books, Potato Dance and Gon
By Candice Nolan / 38 min /
Art Lexica: Featuring Philani A Nyoni
In Art Lexica: Philani A Nyoni, Wesley Pepper sits down with the poet/performance artist. Some call Philani the contemporary Dambudzo Marechera. They talk about his award winning book, Philtrum. The cover art was designed by young up-and-coming artist, D
By Candice Nolan / 37 min /
Art Lexica: Featuring Sabelo Soko
In Art Lexica: Sabelo Soko, Wesley Pepper sits down with the poet/performance artist. They talk about the ever evolving Umkhondo Project. With Soko keeping tight-lipped about what’s coming up next on WordUP TV. This podcast also features the track
By Candice Nolan / 1 hr 1 min /
Art Lexica Podcast: Obtain Art Gallery
Art Lexica Podcast: Obtain Art Gallery features Happy Mashigo, business owner at Obtain Gallery. Wesley Pepper sits down with Mashigo to talk about his exciting virtual reality (VR) project. In other words it will bring artwork into people’s homes!
By Candice Nolan / 25 min /
Art Lexica Podcast: YEBO! Gallery
Art Lexica Podcast: YEBO! Gallery features Aleta Armstrong. Co-founder of YEBO! Gallery in Eswatini, formerly Swaziland. They help emerging artists to access markets. Forthcoming Exhibitions ” Women’s Power!” Solo exhibition by Phindile
By Candice Nolan / 47 min /
Art Lexica: Food, not Bombs
In this episode of Art Lexica, Wesley Pepper chats to Lara Redd from Food, Not Bombs-Jozi. Importantly, Spudcaster raised the critical issue of hunger. To clarify, they’re joined by Fuzile Mavundla, a sociology student and fellow Anarchist. Redd hi
By Candice Nolan / 41 min /
Art Lexica: EQnCrew Africa
In this episode of #wesleypeppersartlexica, Wesley Pepper chats to Equivalence. And they’re joined by KB. They talk about their music/culture. Most importantly they share the impact of the pandemic on the music scene in Botswana. In conclusion, we
By Candice Nolan / 33 min /
Wesley Pepper’s Art Lexica: National Book Week
It’s National Book Week in this episode of Art Lexica, and Wesley Pepper chats to Khethiwe Bikirah Mndawe. She is a publisher, writer and former journalist. Above all, she describes herself as a forest queen and entrepreneur. Khetiwe says she saw t
By Candice Nolan / 53 min /
Wesley Pepper’s Art Lexica: The Business of Art
Wesley Pepper speaks to Molefe Thwala from The Arts Company Soweto. Also Thabo Motseki, another founding member of the Company, joins us again. In this episode of Art Lexica, we look more broadly at the impact of covid on the business of Art. You ca
By Candice Nolan / 54 min /
Wesley Pepper’s Art Lexica: Xcollectiv – art activism on the rise in Cape Town
Wesley Pepper speaks to XCollectiv in this latest episode of Art Lexica. In this episode, entitled “Xcollectiv – art activism on the rise in Cape Town”, X and C look at the impact of the pandemic on street artists. And you can find
By Candice Nolan / 36 min /
Wesley Pepper’s Art Lexica: An Art Teacher Speaks Out
Wesley Pepper speaks to Paul Hendricks in this latest episode of Art Lexica. Paul is an art teacher and activist in the Western Cape. In this episode, entitled “An art teacher speaks out”, Hendricks takes us to the coalface of education durin
By Candice Nolan / 53 min /
Wesley Pepper’s Art Lexica: Meropasoul – A musical journey
Wesley Pepper speaks to Meropasoul in this latest episode of Art Lexica. In this episode, entitled “A musical journey”, Meropasoul tells us how he found his voice. He also believes that covid-19 is not all doom and gloom for the arts. Yo
By Candice Nolan / 42 min /
Wesley Pepper’s Art Lexica: Impact of covid-19 on fine arts in SA
Wesley Pepper speaks to Chepape Makgato in this latest episode of Art Lexica. They explore the impact of covid19 on fine arts in South Africa. You can also follow Chepape on IG or Facebook. Or you can visit his blog. For more podcasts in this series visi
By Candice Nolan / 42 min /
Wesley Pepper’s Art Lexica: The Covid-19 impact on live theatre in South Africa
 Wesley Pepper talks to theatre-maker, Zimkitha Kumbaca. They explore the covid19 impact on live theatre in South Africa. This episode reveals the fractured audiences that existed before covid-19 today. And her recent theatre production is a case in poin
By Candice Nolan / 58 min /
Wesley Pepper’s Art Lexica: The Back to School Debate
Wesley Pepper explores the impact of covid-19 on schooling in South Africa. The back to school debate is topical worldwide. Wesley speaks to Nthabi Kortes, the founder of Skilful Spaces. They offer skills development programs. Nthabi says the pandemic ha
By Candice Nolan / 51 min /
Africanisation of Imagery in Animation and Fine Art
Wesley Pepper talks to Isabelle Rorke and Lesego Voster. They discuss the africanisation of imagery in animation and fine art. You can find Isabel on LinkedIn. And Lesego is available on IG or Twitter. This podcast talks art, processes and the polit
By Candice Nolan / 1 hr /
Wesley Pepper’s Art Lexica: A Conversation With Matete Motsoaledi
Matete Motsoaledi talks about his creative process, the digital space and current projects. You can also follow him on Facebook. Or visit his website. Similarly, Wesley has spoken to other artists about their challenges. Wesley Pepper says it’s &#8
By Candice Nolan / 46 min /
Wesley Pepper’s Art Lexica: Black Lives Matter
This is a conversation with Richard Raber and Bryce Greene. We talk Black Lives Matter, how it started and where its going as well as its global impact. In the midst of the covid-19 pandemic, yet another black man died in police custody in the United Sta
By Candice Nolan / 43 min /
Wesley Pepper’s Art Lexica: Featuring Visual Artist Thabo Motseki
Thabo Motseki is featured in this latest episode. He is the founder of The Arts Company Soweto. Thabo is from Protea Glen, Soweto. He describes himself as a print maker and entrepreneur. He works on linocut. This is a fresh faced podcast looking at the c
By Candice Nolan / 22 min /
Wesley Pepper’s Art Lexica: Artists Under Lockdown
This is a fresh faced podcast looking at the challenges facing artists. Wesley Pepper describes it as “It’s a podcast where we talk art, processes and the politics of art and activism.” On his website, he is listed as a Contemporary and
By Candice Nolan / 42 min /
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