Joburg Art Guide -28Jan

The House Project

American born photographer Roger Ballen will hold his first solo exhibition this month.

Until 28 Feb @ 9am (Mon – Sat)

Free

Gallery Momo. 52 7th Avenue, Parktown North. (Tel) 011-327-3247

 

Gratuitous Cocking

This is an exhibition by artist Antoinette Murdoch in which she explores ‘cocking’-the method of priming a gun for fire. We are lead to believe that this is the most dramatic scene in movies and Murdoch pokes at this perception in her work.

28 Jan – 27 Feb @ 9am (Tue – Sat)

Free

Circa on Jellicoe Gallery. 2 Jellicoe Road, Rosebank. (Tel) 011-788-4805

 

African Modernism

An exploration of architetcur in Africa. Curated by Manuel Herz, this exhibition documents more than 80 buildings from Kenya to Zambia, Ghana and beyond.

Until 29 Jan @ 9am

Free

Goethe-Institut. 119 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood. (Tel) 011-442-3232

 

Johann van der Schijff

The exhibition is titled “I to I” and reflects on the growing up in South Africa. Consisting of Stainless Steel and Bronze Sculptures as well as other installations.

Until 30 Jan @ 10am (Tue-Sat)

Free

Gallery AOP. 44 Stanley Avenue, Braamfontein. (Tel) 011-726-2234

 

Zanele Muholi

She was born in Umlazi and co-founded the forum for Empowerment of Women in 2002. In this exhibition she presents a series of black and white self portraits captured during her travels in South Africa, Europe and America.

Until 29 Jan @ 9am

Free

Stevenson Gallery. 62 Juta Stret, Johannesburg. (Tel) 011-403-1055

 

The Entropy of Ideology

The exhibition unpacks the hashtag ‘#RhodesMustFall’ through a variety of disciplines.

Until 23 Jan @ 10am

Free

The Kalashnikovv Gallery. 153 Smit Street, Braamfointein. (Tel) 073-124-8183

 

William Kentridge – Notes Towards a Model Opera

The piece Notes towards a Model Opera is rooted in extensive research into the intellectual, political, and social history of modern China, from Lu Xun to revolutionary theatre, that Kentridge undertook in preparation for his Asian exhibitions. 

21 Jan – 21 Feb @ 9:30

Free

Goodman Gallery. 163 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood. (Tel) 011-788-1113