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

Doodle Session 

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 

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Felix Laband 

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

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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

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ArchiDay

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 

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