Parking Gallery 2013 Starts 6 Feburary

The Parking Gallery 2013 will be starting the year on Wed 6 Feb at 6:30pm, with an evening curated by Bettina Malcomess.

VANSA: Suggestion Box

VANSA has had a busy year, from Shanghai to Lagos to Dakar and Polokwane we have looked at copyright, cultural consumption in cities, the creative economy and produced a book, another website and found a new home. But are we going in the right direction?

ArtsWork: Refiguring Women - Parking Gallery Workshop

In 2012 ArtsWork series: Women in the arts in Africa, under the topic Refiguring Women will be hosting a workshop that looks at different contributions from women artists in the field of visual arts.

Parking Gallery: Visiting Swiss Practitioners Susanne König and Omar Alessandro

Happening this Wednesday (14/11) at 6:30. Parking Gallery @ the VANSA Space.

Nog 'n Piep | Christian Nerf | SLICA

This week, Christian Nerf is living at the Sober & Lonely Institute for Contemporary Art in Joburg. We are really intrigued and excited by his project. It is best described by him, so you can read his description below. It involves three of his friends who do not exist in the physical world anymore.

Parking Gallery: Screening of Phillipe Parreno’s Continuously Habitable Zones

This Wed (17 Oct) will be made up of a screening of French artist Philippe Parreno‘s self erasing video Continuously Habitable Zones (2011)

Talya Lubinsky opening @ the Parking Gallery in October

If I close my eyes you are not there, if we close our eyes together the world is not there. 10- 31 October 2012.

SLICA Book Launch at Parking Gallery

The Sober & Lonely Institute for Contemporary Art (SLICA) invites you to celebrate the launch of their first Annual at the Parking Gallery in Johannesburg this Wednesday.


Now that we have more or less settled in our new space, we would like to invite you to come and celebrate this new chapter for VANSA with us on Wednesday evening as we officially launch the space! We will be sharing the evening with the penultimate event marking Play Urban's September occupation of the Parking Gallery.

CIRCUS from CCTV @ King Kong

CCTV - a space for local ideas in global practice, launches as a ticket (R50) to a group event titled CIRCUS, to be held on 14 September, hosted at the new VANSA offices at the King Kong building, parallel to the Play/Urban urban project. CIRCUS includes Johannesburg-based artists: CUSS, Kadromatt, Rangoato Hlasane, (hosted by Kagiso Mnisi), The Nation, Dokta Spizee, Mathoto, Muptee, Sexjaro, Ntone Edjabe (CT), Mma Tseleng and Reggiani (FR).

VANSA at the FNB Joburg Art Fair 2012/ARTMAP SA Launch

This year we are present at the Art Fair in a number of ways. Over the last number of years VANSA has been involved in a variety of research projects concerned with mapping different dimensions of the contemporary arts in South Africa, and exploring ways of making visible this knowledge base.

VANSA Moves to King Kong

VANSA (and the Parking Gallery) will occupy a new and exciting space on the 1st floor of the King Kong Building on Verwey Street in New Doornfontein. It is a short stroll from the Maboneng Precinct and around the corner from the Troyeville Hotel.

The Play/Urban 3D Project

Please join us this wednesday for a presentation by Grégoire Zabé on Play>urban 3d : actual worlds we will also have a public discussion on the materials, audiences and processes that PLAY>URBAN problematises.

New VANSA Phone Numbers

Pleased note that from Thursday the 23rd of August 2012 our phone numbers will change. Our new land line numbers in Johannesburg are +27 (0) 11 402 2085/6. Fax and email remain the same.

Parking Gallery: Tensions Between The Documentary and The Activist Dimension in The Work of Art.

This Wednesday the Refiguring Women Series will be hosting its last talk at the Parking Gallery with the closing topic on Tensions between the documentary and the activist dimension in the work of art. Speaking to this is: Rike Sitas, Mary Corrigall and Khwezi Gule (as moderator).

WITS Open Lecture: Tawana Kupe

Surrogacy in Telling The African Story in News Media, Thursday, 16th August 2012

The Queer Subject: Visual Arts representations of Identity and Sexuality

This week the Refiguring Women Series will be focusing on Queerness, Identity and Sexuality within the Arts.

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