This week in Jozi there’re a whole range of creative events to keep you busy including exhibition openings, doodle sessions, an architecture day and fine art print sale.
Tuesday 21 June 2016
First Pancake Club in association with Night of 1000 Drawings invites you to Give a Doodle. Draw anything on A5. More info on Facebook.
The Artisan, 12 Gleneagles Road // 6pm
Thursday 23 June 2016
Cloud of Unknowing, a solo exhibition by Robyn Penn
This ambitious, multimedia exhibition tackles the uncomfortable truths around climate change in the form of paintings, prints and sculpture. For Penn, “climate change is the elephant in the room, which we can’t afford to ignore because it is integral to the human narrative on this earth.” More info on Facebook.
David Krut Projects, 140 Jan Smuts, Parkwood // 6pm
Ultracontemporary: Emergencyroom Africa
This exhibition is an iteration of work by the Directors of the inaugural Format artist – Thierry Geoffroy and Curator – Tijana Miskovic. Ultracontemporary art predicates itself on immediacy; work that deals with now. Artwork which is made in the last 24 hours is ultracontemporary. In this 2 day show works from the Emergency Room will be available to purchase. More info on Facebook.
Kalashnikovv, 153 Smit Street, Braamfontein // 6:30pm
After Landscape, by Landi Raubenheimer
This exhibition consists of paper pulp paintings based on various landscape images. The pieces are based on photographs that were taken in and around Johannesburg and have been abstracted into pixelated colour scapes. Other pieces are based on J.H. Pierneef’s Johannesburg Railway Panel paintings and more abstract pieces that deal with landscape in a different manner. More info on Facebook.
In Toto Gallery, 6 Birdhaven Centre, 66 St. Andrew Street // 6pm
She.Clix all-woman exhibition opening
She.Clix is a collective of some of the most talented women photographers exhibiting the definetion of women through their lens. More info and participating photographers on Facebook.
Daville Baillie Gallery, 70 Grant avenue, Norwood // 7pm
Friday 24 June 2016
CreativeMornings – FAKA
Desire Marea is a writer, musician, and artist who currently forms one-half of South African Art duo FAKA, who deal primarily with issues of black queer identities. Through a hybridised expression of intersectional body politics, FAKA aims to humanise underrepresented realities. More info about Desire and CM on Facebook.
The Market Theatre, 56 Margaret McIngana St, Newtown // 8:30am
WASTELAND – store launch
WASTELAND is the sister store to Modernist in Parkhurst, and salvages furniture, storage, machinery, lighting, automotive and anything else interesting. More info on the lunch on Facebook.
WASTELAND, 56 4th Avenue Linden // 5pm
For the first time since the release of his seminal album DEAF SAFARI, Felix Laband returns to Kitcheners for an exclusive live performance of toe-tapping, hip-snaking proportions. More info on Facebook.
Kitcheners, Corner Juta and De Beer St, Braamfontein // 7pm
Saturday 25 June 2016
Opening the Drawers: A pop-up print sale with David Krut
Opening the Drawers offers buyers the opportunity to purchase from a huge range of work, that is often stored in the gallery drawers, by up-and-coming as well as established artists. For more info and participating artists check Facebook.
Parktown High School for Girls, 55 Tryone Avenue, Parkview // 9am
Enjoy a day all about architecture and Africa in the inner city. The Social Gain 2017 Architecture Awards Steering Panel ( Issa Diabate, Urko Sanchez, Doreen Adengo, Thomas Chapman, Mpethi Morojele, Luis Urbano and Prof Lesley Lokko ) will host a panel discussion in partnership with the Graduate School of Architecture on “What is African Architecture” at MOAD at 11am, The Social Gain exhibition will be launched in the spectacular inflatable room XHale and the African Architecture Film Festival will have 3 screenings at 2pm, 4pm and 6pm at The Bioscope. For more info check Facebook.
The Maboneng Precinct, 286 Fox Street