Art

A ‘Creative Class’ in South Africa’s Arid Karoo Region

Ingle, M (2009), A ‘Creative Class’ in South Africa’s Arid Karoo Region, Urban Forum, 21(4).   Abstract There is an increasing number and variety of creative small enterprises in South Africa’s desert Karoo region. The Karoo has come to acquire considerable cachet in recent years and is being rebranded as a desirable tourist destination. It […]

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Counterurbanisation and the emergence of a postproductivist economy in South Africa’s arid Karoo region

Ingle, M (2013), Counterurbanisation and the emergence of a postproductivist economy in South Africa’s arid Karoo region, 1994-2010.    Abstract  This review article serves to broach the concept of the “post-productivist countryside” where the primacy of agricultural production is supplanted by tertiary industries such as tourism, recreational farming, and arts and crafts production. The essay […]

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Karoo Wabi Sabi

Ingle, M (2013), Karoo Wabi Sabi: Die Omtowering van ’n Doodgewone Landskap, LitNet Akademies 10(3):607-628.     Opsomming  Hierdie essay ondersoek ’n aspek van Suid-Afrika se dorre Karoo wat klaarblyklik nog nie juis baie aandag ontvang het in die literatuur nie. Dít is die relatiewe oorvloed van weggegooide of vanselfsprekende artefakte en strukture wat ’n […]

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