Wit leuens en lastige waarhede / White lies and inconvenient truths

An exhibition of  found objects, ceramic and mixed media by  Piet Grobler – Corné Joubert – Marinda du Toit entitled Wit leuens en lastige waarhede / White lies and inconvenient truths In times of immediate mass communication, the collective tools of white lies and unspeakable truths seem to protect existing establishments, ridiculous assumptions and ideas and positions of power. Ceramic objects, sculptured characters and two-dimensional illustrations portray the three artists’ playful yet ironic view on this inconvenient truth. An interest in language and text, a...

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‘Visible and Invisible Connections’

‘Visible and Invisible Connections’ by Salomi Prinsloo Pretoria based artist, Salomi’s “apple tree” has turned not into colourful geometric shapes, but into a “cloud”.  Her realistic and impressionistic aloes and floral studies are now transformed into softer shapes as they lose their sure forms due to looser lines and brushstrokes which gradually gained ground, until only the “cloud centre” remains; resembling just the essence and fragrances of the floral world visually. Her intention of presenting flowers and natural objects realistically, disappeared in a...

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A New Nature

An exhibition of mixed media works by DERIKA VOLPI – PAULA DUBOIS – SAREL GREYLING entitled A New Nature In this collaboration of work, the artists look at the many ways nature and humanity are pleading for redemption. Their hearts yearn for the promise of newness as they live with the tension between the brokenness that surrounds them and the beauty of the Creation. “All of Creation, every creature waits… and waits. As we wait, we celebrate what is slowly, painfully, purposefully being birthed in...

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The Fringe

An exhibition of mixed media work by Danel Gravett-Burger – Danielle Malherbe – Julia Davies Kim Gladwin – Nandé Hattingh – Wayne Vivier entitled The Fringe In this exhibition by six Pretoria based artists, certain scenes, spaces and events are depicted. Moments that are captured, whether fleeting or ongoing, that are passed by unnoticed in our everyday lives in the peri-urban spaces between the city and the countryside. Places that are shaped by urbanisation, new residential zones, suburbs and areas immediately surrounding a city or...

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