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  • X_posure Art Exhibition

    X_posure Art Exhibition

    Wed, Nov 27, 2019

    Event:                          X_posure Art Exhibition

    When:                          Saturday, 30 November until Sunday, 29 March 2020

    Opening event:             Saturday, 30 November 2019 at 10:30 for 11:00

    Where:                         Pretoria Art Museum

    Cnr Francis Baard and Wessels Street, Arcadia Park, Arcadia 

    The X_Posure Art Exhibition is a collaboration between the BKhz Studio and the Pretoria Art Museum. This contemporary art exhibition presents a mixture of photography and installation art by Tatenda Chidora, Oratile Papi Konopi, Lunga Ntila and Vuyolwethu Bukelwa Ndakisa. It is a body of work whose narratives stem from the personal to the public in their interrogation of the discomfort brought on by self-reflexivity on the part of the artist with regard to one's place in society. The BKhz Studio is a Johannesburg-based contemporary art gallery located in the Braamfontein cultural precinct. It was established by fine artist, Banele Khoza, a former education assistant at the Pretoria Art Museum. The studio was established with the aim to create a welcoming gallery space that entices the South African art public by recreating a pleasing aesthetic feature associated with the values of home in a studio setting. In a practical sense the studio provides an incubation space for emerging creative and visual artists by allowing for learning and experimental opportunities. The gallery mostly exhibits work by young contemporary artists and curated exhibitions featuring older, established artists where such occasions have been used to foster intergenerational dialogues and expertise exchanges between the artists through their diverse visual art mediums and experiences. 

    X_Posure Art Exhibition will be on show in the East Gallery of the Pretoria Art Museum on Tuesdays to Sundays from 10:00 to 16:00, with guided tours arranged by appointment. The exhibition will be on show until Sunday, 29 March 2020. 

    Media enquiries:

    BKhz Studio

    081 271 4804

    info@bkhz.co.za

     

     

    General enquiries:

    Mmutle Arthur Kgokong

    Culture Officer

    012 358 6752

    mmutlekg@tshwane.gov.za

    The Pretoria Art Museum is open on Tuesdays to Sundays from 10:00 to 17:00.

    It is closed on Mondays and public holidays.

    Pretoria Art Museum

    Tel: 012 358 6750

    Email: art.museum@tshwane.gov.za

    GPS coordinates: 25°44'53.63"S; 28°12'45.20"E

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