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  • Miller, Gwenneth; Miller, Gwenneth (RK Contemporary, White River and Unisa Art Gallery, 2022)
    The project “Under the surface” consisted of 22 new works in a range of media. The installations were interactions between specific ‘ecologies’ of people and places. I used three group exhibitions as an emergent method of ...
  • Odunayo Orimolade; Nombeko Mpako (Yusuf Grillo Gallery. Yaba, Lagos, 2022-07-10)
    Annotation: NIGERIAN LEG: Covid19 African masks collaborative visual art practice-led/based project This practical project formed part of the “Covid19 African masks collaborative visual art practice-led/based project” ...
  • Odunayo Orimolade (UNISA Art Gallery, Unisa Muckleneuk Campus, Pretoria, 2022-10-08)
    Dune Whispers was a drawing performance employing the shifting nature which both generates and degenerates earth as a navigational space where change is continuous and re-imaginable. The performance engages the ethereality ...
  • Permeate 
    Odunayo Orimolade (Yusuf Grillo Gallery, Yaba, Lagos, 2022-12-10)
    This performance project engages power structures and how are informed by Permeation, resistance, and circumvention. The Limbo of strategizing and negotiation of spaces constructs fabulation on the perception of power, ...
  • Mpako, Nombeko (Norval Foundation gallery in Tokai, Cape Town, 2022-02-09)
    This Series is composed of eight panels of printed tapestries/textiles and further reinterpretation of two of the panels’ subject matter reproducing images that encapsulate the theme of this series, which is self-forgiveness. ...
  • Mpako (Durban University of Technology - Art Gallery, Durban KZN, 2022-09-24)
    The exhibition “Izandla Ezihle Zabazalikazi” meaning “beautiful hands of motherhood” was activism for single parenting motherhood presented through actionism artistic discourse. It sought to present the argument that single ...
  • Mpako, Nombeko (Unisa Gallery, 2022-09-24)
    SITHWELENZIMA BAZALIKAZI “Sithwelenzima Bazalikazi series 2022” (we are struggling fellow mothers) is composed of photographs of staged performances of myself and sometimes with other women performing challenging mundane ...
  • Mpako, Nombeko (Unisa Art Gallery, 2021-09-24)
    “Lamaphupha ithini kanti into yawo 2021” series, meaning what is the meaning of these dreams is composed of photographs from performances some manipulated to complete the context and narrative of “surrealism”. Included ...
  • Mpako, Nombeko (University of South Africa Art Gallery, 2021-09-24)
    Installation “Ndithunuke ndizophola 2021” series. Ndithunuke ndizophola is an elevated 10m x 10m slopping octagon labyrinth with network of paths on which viewers walked through red maze lines to the centre where a stop ...
  • Knowing 
    Orimolade, Odun (2021-10-09)
    This body of work titled “Knowing” explores trajectory of space and action as an intuitive development of reflection and reflexivity. It engages with internal reorientation for external navigation. The space, the work and ...
  • Maja, Kabelo James Kwame (2021-11-15)
    The artworks Whistleblowing and Precarious power form a body of research work that explores the broader social paradox of ethics in contemporary societies globally, employing the understanding and visual language of soccer. ...
  • MOSAKO, Daniel Rankadi (Glen Carlou Gallery, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 2022-07-26)
    The three pieces collectively address the universal human challenge of psychosocial behaviour and dilutions as components of people's emotional, psychological, and social well-being worldwide. The pieces were displayed as ...
  • Opperman, Johann (2021)
    Through my creative processes, I meet the challenge of evoking a sense of place and navigating the unfolding time of faraway countries visited. I am influenced by the richness of the fabrics that I love in these spaces, ...
  • Miller, Gwenneth (Unisa Art Gallery, 2021-12-07)
    The exhibition “Gills of other creatures” set out to visually explore the problem of living with death experience in my own struggle to move beyond mourning. The search developed from a previous exhibition, “Enfolding”, ...
  • Filita, Sango (2021)
    This body of work Isikhuni Sibuya Nomkhwezele, translated as ‘Burning firewood is managed by the one manning the fire’ is triggered by problems emanating from the COVID-19 pandemic, addressing some of the socio-political ...
  • Krajewska, Ania (2021)
    The series of artworks, A Dictionary of Arts and Sciences Compiled upon a New Plan interrogates Western epistemology’s overreliance on categorization and reacts against framing and hierarchical approach to the world at ...
  • MOSAKO, Daniel Rankadi (UNISA ART Gallery, 2021-11-07)
    I used the concept of resilience and mental health as my interpretation of ”Uncanny stories” resulting in three large digital prints and a triptych forming a monumental action drawing. The context of ‘Resilience’ can ...
  • Hetta, Pieterse (Hetta Pieterse, 2021-12-07)
    My `Soft Targets’ series of works aim to protest against South Africa’s harrowing levels of gender-based violence. Intimate partner violence in domestic spaces is suggested across a set of eleven prints, of which seven ...
  • Dreyer, Elfriede (edg2020 Gallery, Johannesburg, 2021)
    My main conceptual preoccupation has been focused on worldmaking discourses and the ideologies of place and space. Central concepts are utopia, dystopia and heterotopia as nuances of a family of constructions around place, ...
  • Matrix 
    Dreyer, Elfriede (Gallery at Glen Carlou; Pretoria Arts Association, 2021)
    In the Matrix series of works, the idea of an ‘other’ space is presented: Simulated, embodied and different to the experienced, physical real. The idea of a matrix is connected to simulation and illusion, and it is presented ...

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