Research On The Nature of The Island – As a Physical, Manifested And Projected Environment Parking Gallery 10th April – 28th June

  Since 2009, Nina Barnett and Robyn Nesbitt have been referring to the temporary physical and psychological place they inhabit together as the island. This metaphorical ‘island’ is an essential part of their work together, as an intimate space they share separated from their lives and individual art practices. The island is the isolated time […]

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Afrofuturism_ Outside Interactions

Future  ©Kendal Leigh Maphumulo 2013/02/27 Future is an image evoking the Future of Africa. When confronted with the notion of Future my first thought was Identifying this unknown place. I was further drawn to the question” What is the one thing I can’t find an answer in this world from another living human being?”My answer […]

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SLICA at the Parking Gallery on Wed 26 Sept

  Join Sober & Lonely at the Parking Gallery on Wednesday 26 September for appointment based telepathic drawing sessions from 17h00 – 20h00. Based on the scientific investigations of Karl Krall in the early 1900s, Sober & Lonely will be channeling images from your past imagination into watercolour abstractions for you to take home. To participate […]

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Wed 19 Sept: Play>Urban discussion with Raimi Gbadamosi

  PLAY>URBAN / VANSA>LAUNCH This week our fourth staging of Play>Urban will host a round-table discussion with Raimi Gbadamosi on practice-based research, directing questions to participants/players in the Play>Urban project. The event will also coincide with the official launch of the new VANSA space at King Kong. Starts at 18h30. 1st floor, King Kong, 6 […]

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CCTV Tonight at King Kong (VANSA offices)

  CCTV – a space for local ideas in global practice, launches as a ticket (R50) to a group event titled CIRCUS, to be held on 14 September, hosted at the new VANSA offices at the King Kong building in New Doornfontein, linked to the Play/Urban urban project. CIRCUS includes Johannesburg-based artists: CUSS, Kadromatt, Rangoato […]

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Wed 12 Sept: Play>Urban continues at the Parking Gallery

  This Wednesday, 12 September, will be Play>Urban’s third public platform/presentation, which will include a presentation by Calien Dan on his project Emotional Architecture, as well as traces, ideas, fragments, footage, audio clips… beginnings of the projects that each group has begun working on. For more info follow the project on: www.facebook.com/playurbanjhb or www.play-urban.org

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If A Tree…Seipone

So finally, the If A Tree.. project and programme is coming to a close. Over the last weekend, Lerato Shadi completed a new performance entitled ‘Seipone’ in the space of the exhibition, and Clare Butcher made herself busy faxing archival material and closing up business at Parking Gallery. As part of the final week of […]

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If A Tree…wrapping up, unfolding, faxing

Facsimile |fakˈsiməlē|nounan exact copy, esp. of written or printed material.• another term for fax .verb ( -led, -leing) [ trans. ]make a copy of : the ride was facsimiled for Disney World.PHRASESin facsimile as an exact copy.ORIGIN late 16th cent. (originally as fac simile, denoting the making of an exact copy, esp. of writing):modern Latin, from Latin fac! (imperative of facere ‘make’ ) and simile (neuter of similis ‘like’ ). Parking Gallery, If A Tree, archive in process. Images by Clare Butcher

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