Dating avantika who is all dating in one direction
Curated by Usha Seejarim, the exhibition – which features 52 artworks from the bank’s corporate collection – is presented against the backdrop of South Africa’s current socio-political context, and invites and encourages viewers to contemplate the notion of Ubuntu in the context of South Africa’s contemporary conditions.William Kentridge’s immersive installation, , travels to the Ohio State University’s Wexner Center for the Arts (3 February – 15 April).Work by Kendell Geers can be seen in the Consortium Biennial Projects section of the event which is co-presented with White Box Arts Centre. The Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid hosts a solo show, William Kentridge.Enough and More Than Enough (1 November – 19 March).William Kentridge speaks at the Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival in Johannesburg (6 September).Kentridge engages with question surrounding the creative potential of virtual reality within the field of contemporary art practice and production, and the potential inter- and multidisciplinary practices that exist between the arts and digital technology.
Similarly, as a seminal figure in post-apartheid contemporary South African art working in a variety of media – including video, painterly and photographic mediums, and performance – Tracey Rose’s commissioned performance will act as a continuation of her practice and exploration into the intersections of race, gender and identity politics.
The Fairfield University Art Museum – in Connecticut – hosts a solo exhibition, titled William Kentridge: Universal Archive, for William Kentridge featuring a selection of seminal print artworks (1 March – 19 May).
Showcasing more than 75 linocut prints based on ink sketches and printed on dictionary and encyclopedia pages, the exhibition revisits Kentridge’s collection of familiar personal iconography; from coffee pots, to typewriters, cats, trees, nudes and other imagery.
Nine Goodman Gallery artists – Ghada Amer, Hasan and Husain Essop, Kendell Geers, Samson Kambalu, William Kentridge, Liza Lou, Misheck Masamvu, Yinka Shonibare marks the opening of the first major museum in Africa dedicated to contemporary art.
This show is the first in the museum’s initiative to host international exhibitions, while developing educational and enrichment programmes, encouraging intercultural understanding and facilitating access for all.