Otherwise Exhibition: Call for artists

Sosesame Gallery is pleased to announce its call to artists for the debut exhibition in Melville Johannesburg.

Sosesame is a new gallery based in the heart of Melville in Johannesburg. It is a professional commercial gallery space that nurtures and showcases some of the most exciting and talented young artists practicing in the visual arts of South Africa today. It has a critical curatorial programme coupled with an arts education programme aimed at mentoring and guiding young and mid-career artists in order to develop sustainable careers through their artistic practice.


Description of exhibition:

Otherwise is the title of the debut exhibition at Sosesame Gallery and is centred on a cooperative ideal. The exhibition comprises 30 artists. Each participant will present one (1) work which focuses on the term otherwise i.e. anything other than the mainstream.


  • One work, preferably framed
  • Size of works can be anything from A6 to A2 (ANYTHING LARGER WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED)
  • Each participant must send the gallery at least 6 images of their latest work, including 1 high res image for publicity purposes.
  • Each image must contain; title of work, size, medium and year completed
  • A full CV and 1 page biography with artist statement for website
  • Artists chosen for the final selection will be notified by email on Monday 21 March 2016

How to apply:

Entry Deadline: Wednesday 23 March 2016
Artwork Delivery Deadline: Wednesday 20 April 2016


Please note that the delivery or courier of the artwork is the responsibility of the artist. Sosesame Gallery will not be held liable for any damages, loss or theft incurred through transportation of the artworks.

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