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EVENT \\ Exhibition: NSFW by Dane Stops

NSFW: A Solo Exhibition by Dane Stops

7 November at 17:40 to 21 November at 16:00
Durban University of Technology Art Gallery
51 Steve Biko (formerly Mansfield) Road, Durban

The exhibition consists of work completed in partial fulfillment of a Master’s degree in Graphic Design. This body of work is an investigation into the artistic exploration of…

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EVENT \\ Exhibition: Once Upon A Town

Internationally renowned street artist Falko returns home to Cape Town after embarking on a journey to share street art with the people of South Africa’s small towns, dorpies and settlements. The mission of this project, known as Once Upon A Town, was to uplift communities and change the locals’ perception of value and their surroundings…

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NEWS \\ Grafikama Artist Residency and Exhibition

GRAFIKAMA (Service Peinture) is an artist residency currently taking place in Nantes, France and features South African street artists Nardstar*, r1. and Alphabet Zoo. The show forms part of a strew of exhibitions conceptualised by Pick Up Production and artist Kazy Usclef for the Voyage à Nantes cultural project. The residency aims to showcase “graphic creation around the world”…

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EVENT \\ Writing the City by David Lurie

Hazard Gallery in association with Sulger-Buel Lovell presents the Johannesburg edition of David Lurie’s solo exhibition, Writing The City.

I turn my attention to the…placards, banners, billboards, posters…which inform and direct us…All cities have been…full of public texts: all the signs of capital and commerce…indications of private property, and elements of systematic ordering and regulation…The public space of cities is constituted in important ways by these public texts…

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