Hannelie Coetzee will be hosting walks at the Johannesburg spruite where she met the various people who she depicts in her portraits on exhibition. Participants will have the opportunity to experience the connection to the environment and the people which inspired Hannelie in the creation of this solo exhibition. These will be hosted each Saturday in the month of June. Please see below for the programme and relevant times:
NIROX SCULPTURE PARK | Saturday, 4 June | 12pm
All participants will meet at Nirox at 12noon in the parking lot.
Here they will view her artwork Glinsterjuffertjie, which was built with the support from an Eduardo Villa grant for the Nirox Winter Show. This exhibition, titled “Place in Time”, was curated by Helen Pheby from the Yorkshire sculpture park.
This artwork ties in to the solo exhibition at Lizamore & Associates Gallery.
WILDS PARK | Saturday, 11 June | 11am
All participants to meet at Lizamore & Associates Gallery at 11am to view the exhibition, they will then drive to the Wilds Park to walk in the park to look at this gem of a park which has a very bad perception of crime but through much rehabilitation from the community and staff has cultivated a beautiful park within the city. There are beautiful panoramic views of Johannesburg city which can be viewed and amazing pathways to explore. A few of the staff members from this park have been captured in the works on exhibition.
FIELD AND STUDY PARK | Saturday, 18 June | 11am
All participants to meet at Lizamore & Associates Gallery at 11 am to view the exhibition, they will then drive to the Field and Study Park market in Sandton along the Braamfontein spruit. Hannelie will be creating site specific gravures on 100 year old dead eucalypts. Walk with Hannelie and experience her life art making process.
FERNDALE SPRUIT | Saturday, 25 June | 11am
All participants to meet at Lizamore & Associates Gallery at 11am to view the exhibition, they will then drive to the Ferndale Spruit to meet Mary Gilbert de Klek who runs the fantastic JOSH project. Here Hannelie will be creating site specific works on old bleached city parks signs. Participants will be able to learn more about this wonderful project and see Hannelie’s live art making process.