“In the Light of Play” at Durban Art Gallery
Mar10

“In the Light of Play” at Durban Art Gallery

Much-loved South African storyteller Gcina Mhlope will open the first “In the Light of Play” this Wednesday at Durban Art Gallery. It is the first curated show of contemporary African women artists in South Africa. Curated by independent curator Bisi Silva,the director/founder of the Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos and an independent curator. Amongs her projects includes co-curator, Dak’Art Biennale (2006), “Democrazy: Three solo exhibitions and a publication”,(2008). Like a Virgin… Lucy Azubuike & Zanele Muholi, (2009). She is a curator of the 2nd Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Greece in May 2009. The exhibition will feature artists Berry Bickle (Zimbabwe) Sokari Douglas Camp (Nigeria/UK) Helga Kohl (Namibia) Bongi Bengu (South Africa), Pinar Yolacan (Turkey) and Monique Pelser (South Africa).  You can read more about the exhibition, Bisi and the artists on Bisi’s blog here. 11th – 27th March 2009 Durban Art Gallery, Durban 2nd Floor,City Hall, Anton Lembede Street, Durban 4001, South...

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