Sat 9 Nov: Regions A-G at the Johannesburg City Library

Regions A-G: At the Johannesburg City Library 9 November – 9 December 2013 Opening: Saturday 9 November 2013 from 10:30 – 13:00   Since April 2013, a group of Johannesburg-based artists have been working in the Johannesburg City Library, investigating its extensive resources. These include a newspaper archive from the city’s early years as well […]

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Francis Burger: Unlearning

Unlearning is an exhibition and project about losing knowledge – whether through erasure, amnesia, overwriting, disguising, reducing, ridiculing, hiding, covering, mimicking or undermining. Performed on-site at GoetheonMain as a growing installation, Unlearning will investigate the prospect of losing knowledge through practical application, staged conversations and theoretical research. Used intermittently as a classroom, a stage, a […]

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Wed 6 Feb @ the Parking Gallery: Bettina Malcomess’ 23 Kilograms

The Parking Gallery 2013 will be starting the year on Wed 6 Feb with an evening curated by Bettina Malcomess, presenting the recent project in Holland, “23 Kilograms” at Galerie West in Den Haag. The project develops over the course of February and includes work of Siemon Allen, Francis Burger, Donna Kukama and Zen Marie, alongside that of […]

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An Experiment to Test the Destiny of the World

  Sober & Lonely Institute for Contemporary Art at Ithuba Arts Gallery 100 Juta Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg 7 – 24 February ?2013 Thursday – Sunday, 10am – 6pm SLICA and Ithuba Arts Gallery invite you to join us at the opening on Thursday the 7th of February from 6 – 8pm Key words: Experiment  Destiny  Fitness  World  […]

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May Exhibition at the Parking Gallery

  [fsg_gallery id=”15″] The Parking Gallery’s exhibition in May is themed around books and text. Exhibiting artists are: Francis Burger (ZA), Léa Lagasse (FR), Jelena Martinovic (CH), Chloe Reid (ZA) and Fabian Saptouw (ZA). The opening will be on Wednesday 9 May, when our guest speaker is: Jasper Walgrave (see here for more details) The […]

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9 May at the Parking Gallery

  The Parking Gallery speaker for Wednesday 9 May is: Jasper Walgrave Arts administrator Jasper Walgrave, a Belgian based in South Africa since 2003, is going to be speaking about an project concept concerning the Cape Town Stadium, built for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, involving architecture, activism and documentary film. From 2003 until 2006, […]

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Context at the Michaelis Galleries, Cape Town

  [fsg_gallery id=”14″] Context Michaelis Galleries (Cape Town) 16 Feb 2012 – 07 Mar 2012 Curated by Michaelis lecturer Fabian Saptouw, Context draws together artists who use the book-object as a conceptual point of departure for the exploration of the printed text. The artists’ projects engage the history, value and institutional importance afforded to the […]

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The Independent Publishing Project at the Goethe-Institut

[fsg_gallery id=”7″] The Independent Publishing Project at the Goethe-Institut Library 15 March – 26 April 2012 The Independent Publishing Project is aimed at gathering people and objects around the idea of self or small scale publishing within South Africa. The exhibition at the Goethe-Institut focuses on collaboration and conversation among contemporary practitioners,  featuring a select […]

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