Openings This Week: CT | A group show and a photography book launch

Cape Town is fairly quiet on the art front this week, so you have no excuse to miss out on Gravity, A Visual Exploration at Salon 91, or Per-Anders Pettersson’s new book launch.


Here are the details:


Wednesday, 30 April


Gravity, A Visual Exploration, a group exhibition by six female artists opens at Salon 91




Illustrations, prints, watercolours, reverse glass painting, typography and more by Dani Loureiro, Maaike Bakker, Mariëtte Bergh, Tess Metcalf, Cassandra Leigh Johson and Nina Torr.


91 Kloof Street at 6pm.


Please RSVP to, or visit for more info.



Thursday, 1 May


Rainbow Transit, a photography book by Per-Anders Pettersson launches at The Castle of Good Hope


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In the spring of 1994, Swedish-born Per-Anders Pettersson arrived in South Africa for the first time to cover the historic election in which Nelson Mandela was to become South Africa’s first black president. Thus began Pettersson’s love affair with South Africa. Over the next two decades, he explored the “Rainbow Nation”, questioning the complex realities of daily life in one of the success stories on the African continent.


Watch this video preview of Rainbow Transit here.


Castle of Good Hope, c/o Darling and Buitenkant Streets, Cape Town at 6pm.






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