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Absa art gallery L'Atelier exhibition TRIPE

Absa L’Atelier winners present TRIPE

An ethereal, rubber environment with threads and tendrils has entered the Absa building. This otherworldly, sensory circumstance, which perhaps in one moment is a kelp forest of seaweed and anemones,

A Letter To My 22-Year-Old Self Absa

A Letter To My 22-Year-Old Self

Through an eye-opening new exhibition at the Absa Gallery from 11 November 2018 to 25 January 2019, Banele Khoza shines the light on the difficulties experienced by young creatives trying

Art in the Time of Africa Absa UJ

Art in the Time of Africa

Art in the Time of Africa: A post-colonial gaze on contemporary African art practice, criticism, publishing, theory and philosophy of art, within a Pan-African context, is a one-day colloquium taking

Performances of memory Onyis Martin

Performances of Memory

Onyis Martin, who won a merit award at the 2016 L’Atelier, will be showing his latest solo show Performances of Memory at the Absa Gallery in Johannesburg from 7 August

Banele Khoza

Banele Khoza: a man to watch

With a recent solo show at Zeitz MOCAA, the 2017 Absa L’Atelier Gerard Sekoto Award under his belt and a fleet of taxis covered in his work (as the result

David Goldblatt

A tribute to David Goldblatt

An exhibition of David Goldblatt’s personal selection of photographers opens in Johannesburg.      David Goldblatt, South Africa’s iconic documentary photographer has devoted his photography career to observe and document

Justin Dingwall

Fly By Night

Fly By Night, the latest solo exhibition by acclaimed photographer Justin Dingwall, was shown in its entirety for the first time recently. With this body of work, Dingwall continues his

Jaco van Schalkwyk

The artist as collector

Jaco Van Schalkwyk joined the ‘Absa family’ in 2013 when he won the Absa L’Atelier Second Merit Award and a residency at the Sylt Foundation on the Sylt Island in

L'Atelier

Of Mothers and Others

Kenyan artist, Maral Bolouri, has been announced as the overall winner of the prestigious Absa L’Atelier 2017. Born in 1982, Maral Bolouri has a BA (Fine Arts) from Tehran University

Natalie Moore

Sandman

Following three months at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris as part of her 2015 Absa L’Atelier Gerard Sekoto Award, Natalie Moore will be exhibiting Sandman at the Absa Gallery in

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