Sven Augustijnen’s Spectres at WiSER : Thurs 15 May

   Sven Augustijnen’s Spectres at WiSER: Thurs 15 May 2014 Starting at 6:00pm Introductory panel discussion with: Raimi Gbadamosi (WSOA), Aimery Kalema (WiSER), Nobunye Levin (WSOA) and Patrick Mudekereza (Picha/VANSA) Spectres (2011), the award-winning film by Belgian artist Sven Augustijnen, deals with one of the darkest pages of Belgian colonial history in the Congo – […]

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The Parking Gallery 2014

The Parking Gallery is a malleable artist-run project initiated to create an alternative platform for contemporary art in Johannesburg. It is a shared space for discussions and exhibitions (see our previous events in 2012 and 2013 at VANSA). From 2014, the Parking Gallery will function as an ad hoc space. We will be taking on occasional, significant projects. […]

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MBALI MDLULI: FUNDRAISING AUCTION

This Thursday, 19 December come to the VANSA space to purchase an original work from Mbali Mdluli. Mbali has been accepted into the prestigious Belgian residency program, the HISK. All money from the auction will go towards financing her 2-year stay in Europe where she will be developing her practice. The event starts at 6:30pm. […]

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No Parking Wednesdays between 18:30 and 24:00 (final event)

  This Wednesday, the 11th of December will be the final Parking Gallery event – No Parking Wednesdays – at VANSA and also the VANSA Goodbye Hello Christmas Party. After this, the Parking Gallery will be functioning on a pop-up only basis. Please join us to celebrate all the different projects we’ve had since March 2012, with contributions by […]

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Wed 4 December at the Parking Gallery, “The Indexicality of a Ritual” Curated by Sinethemba Twalo comes to a closure.

  “The Indexicality of a Ritual” When nothing entices nothing stirs beyond inertia becomes agitation impulse aiming at nothing but a nothing in the way and the slightest contact reverses the directional flow… An ordinary movement filmed in video a gesture replayed. – Pierre Alferi Evening starts at 18:30 for 19:00 To conclude the exhibition ” The Indexicality of […]

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Book launch: ACT 1: ÆROLITHE ILLUSION

  ACT 1: ÆROLITHE ILLUSION Bridget Baker and Bianca Baldi ABC, a project of Bridget Baker and Bianca Baldi, researches the dual character of the film image that encompasses both actuality and illusion. Through their ‘restagings’, ABC investigates the logic of illusion in cinema. ACT 1: ÆROLITHE ILLUSION is ABC’s first publication, and is an extension of […]

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Adama in Wonderland by Akinbode Akinbiyi – Photography Exhibition

Renowned Nigerian photographer Akinbode Akinbiyi has for some years focused his output on mega-cities, especially those on the African continent, including work on Cairo, Lagos and Kinshasa. The body Adama in Wonderland, was developed during stays in the city in 2012 and 2013. The artist describes the work as ‘a wander through the contested streets of […]

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Reminder: REVOLUTION ROOM: Public Colloquium, Day 2, Sunday, 24 November, 10:00am, MOAD

REVOLUTION ROOM Public Colloquium, 10:00am, Sunday, 24th November 2013 Museum of African Design (MOAD), Maboneng Precinct – 281 Commissioner Str, JHB   Join us for the second leg of the Revolution Room Colloquium as we launch the first stage of the project, undertaken in collaboration with the DRC-based collective, Picha, together with a wide network of local and international partners, and supported by Pro Helvetia, the Goethe-Institut and the Arts Collaboratory.   The Colloquium aims […]

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