2018 EXHIBTIONS

AND WE HEARD THE COLOURS SOUND

In And we heard the colours sound Butkow, Machate, Pather, Phetshane and Van Wyk explores the coalition between Abstract art-making and sound through their own unique perspectives.

Snaphot by Johann van der Schijff

Central to Van Der Schijff exhibition have been the presence of interactivity as he tempts his viewers to interact with his sculptures even as they realise such interactions are suggestive of aggression and complicity in violence.

No more cliches, please by Tsoku Maela

Tsoku Maela turns his lens towards capturing the resistance of young brown women whilst pointedly addressing the clichés that are associated with resistance and the brown female figure.


Serithi by Manyatsa Monyamane

This body of work explores the depiction of powerful black women. Each woman who contributed to this series brings forth a different personality whilst maintaining a true sense of self.

Fly by night by Justin Dingwall

Justin Dingwall continues his ongoing investigation of depicting beauty in difference, whilst focussing specifically on xenophobia, diaspora and migration across the African continent and the negative stigma’s that are often related to these constructs.

Venda by JM Tshikuthula

This body of work centres on the deep and fragile relationship South Africans have always had with water. Apart form the literal depictions, the work also brings to life the emotions at play when a struggle for water is a central part of daily life


A sense of Resilience by Lindo Zwane

Zwane’s work is focused on the felling of nostalgia through a process of catharsis. This body of work consists of a combination of recreated and recomposed memories from the artist’s childhood.

Sometime what happens by Bastiaan van Stenis

This body of work is seated in societies perception of reality. The paintings mix human and animal form and are a mediation on our perceptions and understanding of our own relationship to the natural world.

In your image by Dion Cupido

In this body of work Cupido explores his own desire to draw closer to and simultaneously feel the need to run from females. This body of work stems from the notion that a child’s rst relationship is with their mother and this is a man’s introduction to women.


Synanthrope Series II by Hannelie Coetzee

Coetzee urges viewers to consider their own impact on nature and to rethink how mankind will live with limited natural resources well into the future. 

Reasons for Silence by Mandy Johnston

 Throughout this body of work, Johnston references the Odradek - which represents any useless, harmless object which is kept around for no obvious reason.

Engineering the New Jerusalem II BY LWANDISO NJARA

Njara depicts his understanding of a changing identity – as influenced by his Xhosa upbringing and Catholic education.


Missed/ Mist by Heike Allerton-Davies

Heike Allerton-Davies draws on the evocative and intangible notion of nostalgia in her body of work; Missed/ Mist.

Die anderkant van winter / The other side of winter by Jaco Sieberhagen

Jaco Sieberhagen attempts to unravel the beauty and diligence of the human spirit.

Alternative Histories by Judy Woodborne

This body of work is broadly inspired by creation mythologies from diverse cultures, combined with an interest in natural science and the nature of matter.


Creativity and Madness springs from the same well by Uwe Pfaff

Pfaff’s artworks act as musings on the artist’s thoughts & ideas, that unfold in humorous stories.

Spring Salon

Through her selection, Teresa Lizamore explores trends, ideas, genres and styles that are prevalent in the contemporary art scene, seen through the eyes of a wide variety of contemporary artists.

Simplified Complexity by Zolile Phetshane

Simplified Complexity is a continuation of Phetshane’s exploration of numbers and the structural role they play in contemporary society.


Substratum by Chrisel van der Merwe

Substratum implies that the viewer might learn about the underlying truth of something, a truth that the artist observes in her milieu and daily life, which manifests itself in the artist’s work.

Holy Crap by Frank van Reenen

Frank van Reenen’s Holy Crap, encapsulates the artist’s satirical reaction to the current global socio-political climate.

Portfolio showcase by Mpho Machate

Through his abstract artworks, Mpho Machate attempts to symbolise the journey that one chooses in life by representing texture as a topographical projection of the self: this process visually ‘maps’ the measure of self-discovery.

2017 exhibitions

35 years: a lizamore perspective

A group exhibition reflecting on Teresa Lizamore's  35 years in the industry. 

LONELY NIGHTS BY BANELE KHOZA    

This exhibition reflects Khoza's experience during 210 consecutive nights spent mostly in isolation.

Nkululeko - freedom by alex msibi

With this body of work, Msibi wants to lull the viewer into knowing that death is not necessarily an end but could in fact be a new beginning.


SA Taxi Foundation Art Award Top 30

The Top 30 works of the 2017 SA Taxi Foundation Art Award.  

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IN SITU BY MJ LOURENS

Through a nostalgic process of remembrance, Lourens enters an awareness of fleeting moments.

Muta by JM TshikhuthulA

Tshikhuthula interrogates the relationship between his family and landscape from Venda and Tzaneen.


 

ANATOMIC II BY LEHLOGONOLO MASHABA

Mashaba’s continues his investigation of the relation of human anatomy and atoms.                                                               

 

INTERSEXION BY ROBERT A. HAMBLIN

InterseXion is centred within Hamblin’s photographic images, voice and video installations pertaining to sex work in South Africa.

 
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US AND THEM BY LEKAU MATSENA

Us and Them, consists of the artist’s mixed media artworks which comment on ideological structures built into society.


SACRED AND PROFANE

The works on show explore a range of processes that draw on ideas and interpretations of the Sacred and the Profane. 

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35 Years: Trailblazers

A selection of artists that represent a new wave of South African contemporary art. 

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COME HELL OR HIGH WATER BY HANNALIE TAUTE

 An exploration of the ocean as a metaphor for identity.        


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CARCERAL SPACES II:
ANTICIPATING THE SUBLIME... BY MARIEKE KRUGER

Kruger explores the transformative power of suggestion, which could lead to an experience of the sublime.

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MYOPIA BY MANDY COPPES-MARTIN AND RONÉL DE JAGER

Coppes-Martin and de Jager queries our myopic lens and global mindsets on environmental issues. 

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LINE BT STRIJDOM VAN DER MERWE

If drawing, like Paul Klee, famously stated, is taking a line for a walk, then Strijdom van der Merwe is taking the line for a walk in the park in his new solo exhibition; LINE.


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EXHIBITIONS 2016

AFRICAN EQUATIONS

IK BEN EEN AFRIKANDER

NUANCES OF A NARROW SPECTRUM BY PETER MAMMES 


MONDVOL | MOUTHFUL BY JOHN ROBBERTSE

SA TAXI FOUNDATION ART AWARD

AFFINITy


WATERMENSE | WATER PEOPLE BY HANNELIE COETZE

A HOLLOW DRUMMING OF WINGS BY STEPHEN ROSIN

SEPARATION AND ATTACHMENT BY uwe pfaff


ORDA 716 BY KILMANY-JO LIVERSAGE

FRAGILE HISTORIES, FUGITIVE LIVES BY KEITH DIETRICH

THE FORGOTTEN


#SELFIE

INFANTRY II | KAALVOETSOLDATE II BY HAIDEE NEL

TRANSIT BY THSEPO MOSOPA


1 IS THE MAGIC NUMBER BY ZOLILE PHESTHANE

B/ORDER CURATED BY COLIN GROENEWALD

ATMAN II BT SHEEKHA KALAN

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EXHIBITIONS 2015

A.M After Midnight by Ronél de Jager

 ISLANDS BY HEIDI FOURIe

PYROMANCERS BY IZAK FOURIE


SA TAXI FOUNDATION ART AWARD

CONSUME BY JIMMY LAW

samsara by judy woodborne


CONSTRUCT BY JACO SIEBERHAGEN

THE SPIRTUAL IN THE MATERIAL  

DAUGHTERS BY HEIKE ALLERTON-DAVIES


DAUGHTER LANGuAGE BY ROBERT HAMBLIM

MOTHER BY BEV BUTKOW

MASTERS OF MISDIRECTIONS BY JENNY NIJENHUIS 


STILLED LIVES BY KARIN PRELLER

LATENT - NOT YET REAL BY MANDY COPPES- MARTIN

COMFORTABLY NUMB BY GEORGE HOLLOWAY


CRITICAL MASS BY LOUIS OLIVIER

SPATIAL RELATIONS CURATED BY TAMMY LANGTRY

FREEDOM TO INSPIRE CURATED BY LUNGA KHUMALO

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EXHIBITIONS 2014

Co author by olaf bisschoff

 Johannesburg sensorium by dirk bahmann

MARKING THE MAP


SAFE BY DANELLE JANSE VAN RENSBURG

POINT OF DEPARTURE

Indigenous CalculouS 


OBVERSA 714 BY KILMANY-JO LIVESAGE

I AM A LONE BY UWE PFAFF  

REVEAL BY RICHARD SMITH


MATERIALITY

BEASTS OF BURDEN BY FRIKKIE EKSTEEN

PILGRIM 


 

NEW VOICES III

 

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EXHIBITIONS 2013

NOISE BY LEHLOGONOLO MASHABA 

COLLECTING THE LANDSCAPE BY LANDI RAUBENHEIMER

NO DOGS ALLOWED BY JACO SIEBERHAGEN


Valley of Grace by Heike Allerton-Davis

Just above the mantelpiece by Karin Preller

PERSEPHONE'S TEARS


TRANSGRESSION BY BENON LUTAAYA

Look at me: I'm Black and White by Mbongeni Buthelezi

Fragment by Louis Olivier


 

Killing the Goose byMandy Coppes-Martin

 

New Voices II