Top African visual artist @ AfroNova
Joel Mpah Dooh lives and works in Douala, Cameroon, and studied fine arts in Amiens, France. He has been showing extensively in solo and group exhibitions in Cameroon, Austria, Senegal, France, Cuba, Lebanon, USA and Kenya.
Catch his first ever exhibit in South Africa:
JUST TO SAY HELLO…
A first solo exhibition of paintings and mixed media works by JOEL MPAH DOOH.
Joel Mpah …
Dooh is one of the finest artists on the continent and enjoys international critical acclaim with his paintings and multi media works. His recent exhibition Rendez-vous was a definite highlight of the 2006 Dakar Biennale of African Contemporary Art in Senegal. He strongly featured in the Lines of Connections exhibition with William Kentridge, Kendell Geers, Sam Nhlengetwa and Samuel Fosso, organised by the MTN Art Foundation in 2001.
With this first solo exhibition in South Africa, Joel Mpah Dooh draws on a retrospective body of works and exhibits a coherent ensemble while evoking years of experimentations.
With the kind support of the French Institute of South Africa.
Exhibition runs until Saturday 14 October
Tuesday to Saturday 13:00 to 20:00
The gallery is just across the Market Theatre entrance
Safe parking corner Miriam Makeba and Gwigwi Mrwebi St – Newtown
Po box 3205 – Parklands 2121 – Johannesburg – South Africa
Get down to Newtown to the Afronova gallery for an exhibition entitiled URBAN JUNGLE:
Both painters are children of the African city and its collision of cultures. They get down and dirty in the streets, sometimes the back alleys, and venture into the craziness and confusion of the concrete jungle.
Exhibition runs until Saturday 11th March