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Openings This Week: JHB | Exploring form, young artists to watch, figurative paintings, and the nostalgia of ‘place’

This week’s JHB exhibition openings and events include: a show exploring form, 13 young artists to watch out for, a masters show, a new body of figurative paintings, a series of photographs exploring nostalgia and the identity of ‘place’, and some presentations to get you inspired.

 

Wednesday 12 March 2014

 

Forms (S | W), a solo exhibition by Rodan Kane Hart

 

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After a recent residency at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park in England, Hart has shifted his focus to more closely examine the influence of European architectural forms on the urban fabric of South Africa in this exhibition, his third in the last two years.

 

NIROXprojects, 264 Fox Street, Arts on Main

6pm

More info here.

 

 

Young ’14, the Bag Factory Artists’ curated selection of works by young artists

 

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This exhibition aims to showcase 13 young artists making interesting work and who have caught our attention. Artists: Bogosi Sekhukhuni, Bongani Njalo, Farieda Nazier, Gavin Wynford, iEntity, Ishkar Richard, Jarrett Erasmus, Kathleen Sawyer, Lebohang Kganye, Marcus Viljoen, Murray Kruger, Philiswa Lila & Yael Feldman.

 

The Bag Factory, 10 Mahlatini Street, Fordsburg

5:30pm

More info here.

 

 

The Design Share Party vol. 05

 

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The next instalment of inspiring presentations by artists and people concerned with Art:  Ithateng Mokgoro, Chris Saunders and Frederica Lourenço.

 

Instant Grass, 155 Corner De Beer and Smit st, Braamfontein

7pm

More info here.

 

 

Thursday 13 March 2014

 

We are Here, new paintings by Kerri Evans

 

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Everard Read, 6 Jellicoe Avenue, Rosebank

6pm

More info here.

 

 

Plastic Fences and Yellow Brick Houses, a Wits Masters Exhibition by Amber-Jade Geldenhuys

 

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The exhibition features installations, sculptures and works on paper which attempt to interrogate the extensive topic of escalating securitisation in the urban environment.

 

The Substation, Wits School of the Arts, Braamfontein

6pm

More info here.

 

 

Friday 14 march 2014

 

Somewhere Between Here, an exhibition of photographic works by Mack Magagane

 

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The photographs on this exhibition present a journey which captures temporal relationships, spaces, moments found when experiencing a city as somewhat foreign. This series entertains a sense of nostalgia of being in a foreign place and the reference to home in exploring the identity of ‘place’.

 

Room, 70 Juta Street, Braamfontein

6:30pm

More info here.

 



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