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18.02

Dr Esther Mahlangu’s Retrospective Exhibition

18/02/2024
11/08/2024
Iziko South African National Gallery
The exhibition, curated by Nontobeko Ntombela, aims to research, document, present, and celebrate Dr Mahlangu’s enormous contribution to contemporary art over 7 decades. The exhibition has been supported by the National Arts Council and BMW and will tour to the Wits Art Museum in Johannesburg and then to museums in the US, Europe and other continents thereafter.

16.11

Metamorphosis

16/11/2023
14/08/2024
The Atrium at Norval Foundation
Norval Foundation presents the sculptures of Walter Oltmann. In colours of black, grey, and gold as well as having forms that have merged human and insect features together, the sculptures are a contemplation of time and existence through the scopes of passage as well as transcendence. 

11.11

THE GARDEN OF MY MIND

11/11/2023
24/02/2024
Gallery 2, 142 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood Johannesburg, South Africa
Gallery 2 presents The Garden of My Mind, which is a group exhibition showcasing the works of 44 artists who were asked to interpret and explore the words of William Wordsworth when he said, “Your mind is a garden. Your thoughts are the seeds. The harvest can either be flowers or weeds.” They each presented works in their unique and individual style, with their practice reflecting Wordsworth's words.

22.06

Unathi Mkonto: ‘TO LET’

22/06/2023
25/02/2024
Zeitz MOCAA
Consisting of photographs, drawings, maquettes, sculptures, and installations, ‘TO LET’ is an open investigation that uses the physicality of space to engage and implicate the people who will encounter it. The artist questions the ways in which architecture encourages a particular performance from the people living, working and playing in and around it.

03.08

Past Disquiet

03/08/2023
24/03/2024
Zeitz MOCAA
Past Disquiet is a documentary and archival exhibition based on research conducted by the curators for over a decade around four seed collections of art that were intended to be “museums in solidarity” or “museums in exile”, that incarnated the engagement of artists with a particular political cause. It is an exhibition of stories, told with documents, photographs, pamphlets, press clippings, posters, interviews, and videos.

26.10

Seekers, Seers, Soothsayers

26/10/2023
24/10/2024
Zeitz MOCAA
Seekers, Seers, Soothsayers features seven artists whose lens-based work explores accounts and experiences connected to the nonphysical world. This invisible world can be thought of as spiritual, supernatural, psychological, or abstract. It is an otherworldly realm.

03.08

SEISMOGRAPHY OF STRUGGLE: TOWARDS A GLOBAL HISTORY OF CRITICAL AND CULTURAL JOURNALS

03/08/2023
24/03/2024
Zeitz MOCAA
Spanning the late 18th century to 1989, the exhibition explores the seismic impact of events such as the Haitian Revolution and the fall of the Berlin Wall. With a focus on decentralizing European perspectives, Seismography of Struggle has been exhibited worldwide, evolving through ongoing research efforts.

31.08

'SENSES', a group exhibition at the Goethe-Institut

31/08/2023
29/02/2024
Goethe-Institut
SENSES explores the material elements and physicality of the five senses, as well as the metaphysical sense, and their influence on how art is experienced. The exhibition includes works by Bonolo Kavula, Brian Montshiwa, Bulumko Mbete, Nkhensani Mkhari, Nyakallo Maleke and Pebofatso Mokoena.

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