On Wed 25th July, the Parking Gallery will feature a performance by: Mohau Modisakeng. Entitled, 1st Rehearsal [Dikubu], this piece forms part of a series of 3 open rehearsals planned as preparation for a 3-day intervention to be staged in the Johannesburg inner city over the next few months.
The Parking Gallery presents Dithugula tša Malefokane: Seeing other people's stories, telling tall tales, a photographic installation by George Mahashe
On the 11th of July, the Parking Gallery with guest curator Clare Butcher, will host a discussion about the future of the Johannesburg Biennial.
For the month of July, the Parking Gallery will host an archive and discussion programme running alongside the exhibition If A Tree…, opening on the 5th of July, 2012 at Stevenson Johannesburg. The exhibition sets out to investigate the ripple effects and possible trajectories of the 2nd Johannesburg Biennial (1997), and forms part of Stevenson’s Trade Routes Project. To launch the events and archival interventions taking place at the Parking Gallery, Antonis Pittas, a visiting artist included in the exhibition, will be giving a talk.
This is a call for contributions to an archive of the second Johannesburg Biennial of 1997 as part of an exhibition and programme entitled If a Tree… curated by Clare Butcher.
On Wed 27 June, multimedia artist Donna Kukama will be presenting the final instalment of her occupation of the Parking Gallery and VANSA: EXTRASPECTIVE : THE ABSOLUTE END!
Antonis Pittas, will give a talk at 19.00 on Wednesday 4th July at the Parking Gallery (VANSA Space)
The Division of Dramatic Arts in collaboration with the School of Arts cordially invites you to a PUBLIC LECTURE by Wits Distinguished Scholar, Prof John O’Toole.
On Wednesday 27 June, the Parking Gallery, in collaboration with VANSA, will be hosting a discussion concerning the further development of the project space.
Parking Gallery presentation 20 June 2012 at the VANSA Space.
The commemoration held at the CDP offices in Bertrams on the morning of Saturday 19th May spoke powerfully of everything that Charlotte Schaer had worked for in her remarkably productive 65 years. The inner city industrial space, now a cheery compound shared by the One in Nine campaign, the Sophiatown Counseling Project and the Curriculum Development Project (CDP) is a gallery of mosaics and murals and photo essays telling of life-changing projects that use visual art in a three-pronged strategy for social transformation; income-generation; counseling and advocacy.
Wednesday the 23 May is artist, writer and curator: Raimi Gbadamosi. Next Wednesday, 30 May will be the artist Josh Ginsberg, who will also be giving a performance.
She will be giving background information to her curatorial strategy and methodology.
The Parking Gallery is a malleable artist-run project initiated to create an alternative platform for contemporary art in South Africa. In 2012, the Parking Gallery, hosted by VANSA , is being re-launched as a common space for discussions and debates. A weekly event will be held every Wednesday evening at the VANSA premises. Each week will host a presentation by speakers currently involved in topical projects and research. Local and international art world practitioners will be participating alongside professionals from completely different fields.
The University of Johannesburg's Arts & Culture Department is launching an all-new arts and culture magazine entitled Art Much?
Saturday 31st of March 10:00-15:00 (approx). Meet at Everard Read Gallery, Jellicoe St. Rosebank.
We Too Have Something To Say: Thoughts That Lead To Art will be a series of lectures, not about art, that inform and address issues that lead to the creation of artworks. This is in recognition of the essential influence ‘non-art’ discourses have on visual practitioners and their practices.
This artwork was reported stolen from Everard Read Gallery, Johannesburg. The artwork is believed to have been stolen from the gallery on the 9th March 2012.
BASA’s Artstrack Research kicks off the organisation’s year-long focus on arts and business research.