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Art Exhibition - Forward? Forward! Forward ...
Start: 05/12/2018, 18:00
End: 30/04/2019, 16:00
Contact:Natasha Coltman - 021 808 3691
Location: Stellenbosch University Museum, 52 Ryneveld Street, Stellenbosch

The Stellenbosch University museum invites you to the opening of a group art exhibition addressing the future of Stellenbosch University and higher education in Africa.

“Forward? Forward! Forward..." is the result of an open call to artists earlier to propose artworks addressing the future of higher education, locally and in Africa, and re-imagining the future of Stellenbosch University.

The exhibition will open on the 5th December 2018 at the Stellenbosch University museum , 52 Ryneveld street, Stellenbosch.

Artists taking part include Zyma Amien, Willem Boshoff, Chris Soal, Sthenjwa Luthuli, Liza Grobler, Lhola Amira, Johann Louw, Jaco van Schalkwyk, Tangeni Kambudu, Emma Willemse, Willie Bester, Gordon Froud, Stephané E. Conradie, Victor Mofukeng, Dan Halter, Ingrid Bolton, Conrad Botes, Sharlé Matthews, Heleen de Haas and Ley Mboramwe Makalele collaboration, Claudette Schreuders, Lehlohonolo Mkhasibe, Hannalie Taute, Strijdom van der Merwe, Ashley Walters, Sinalithemba Ntuli, Tamlin Blake, Ilené Bothma, Lhola Amira , Norman O`Flynn, Jaco Sieberhagen, Lunga Kama, Pierre le Riche, Ydi Coetsee, Spier Arts Academy and Marlise Keith collaboration, Anya Ramparsad , Thabo Motseki, Heidi Fourie and Jessica Storm Kapp.

Artists interpreted the theme to address such issues as identity and cultural perspectives, mentorship, literacy, fields of knowledge, human-to-human connectivity, language, campus power structures and social systems.

​Creative expressions include installations, painting, collage, drawing, photography, video, short film, animation, print media, sculpture and performance art.

The exhibition forms part of the Stellenbosch University centenary programme and more than sixty established and emerging artists are participating.

“Forward? Forward! Forward..." will continue until 30 April 2019

For more information contact: Ulrich Wolff (021 808 3029) or Elizabeth Miller-Vermeulen (083 700 9669)