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AFRICAN ART CENTRE 2004 LINE-UP (article first published : 2004-01-25)

African Art Centre Director, Anthea Martin, has released the programme of exhibitions for 2004.

Opening March 3 will be Isinyoni – Birds which will tie in with the Birdlife International conference at the ICC which runs from March 7 to 13. Invited sculptors are Timothy Mlambo, Temba Khumalo, Widus Mtshali and Philemon Sangweni. Also repesented will be bead sculptors, Ceaser Mkhize and Thafa Dlamini as well as the Mchunu family.

The Summer Theme Exhibition opens on March 17: On show will be 40 x 40 canvases from invited artists: Sfiso ka-Mkame, Zamani Makhanya, Siphiwe Zulu, George Msimang, Welcome Danca, Sibusiso Duma, Joseph Manana, Mduduzi Xakaza, Themba Shibase, Marianne Meijer, Thabani Msomi, Kehla Ngobese, Alson Ntshangase, Paul Sibisi, Janne van Heerden, Humphrey Armitage, Moses Buthelezi, Brigitte Maingard, Hillary Graham, Lalelani Mbhele, Ben Nsusha, Derrick Nxumalo, Lindelani Ndinisa, Musa Mgabhi and Andrew Verster.

The African Art Centre’s Artist of the Year, Reuben Ndwandwe, will present an exhibition of Ilala palm and grass baskets from April 14. Well-known artist Andrew Verster has been asked to open the exhibition and launch this development project. Jannie van Heerden will give a talk on the baskets.

Opening May 12 will be an exhib ition of oil paintings by Sipiwe Zulu under the theme Human Rights. This will be followed by an exhibition of goauche on board paintings by Joseph Manana opening on July 14 and to celebrate Women’s month, the AAC will host prints by Gabisile Nkosi from August 11.

To mark 10 years of Democracy in South Africa, an open exhibition with a juried selection panel is set to open on September 15. It is titled Ten Years Of Democracy - Bathini Abantu – What are the people saying?

Tying in with the Trevor Makhoba retrospective at the DAG, there will be works by Sibusiso Duma and Welcome Danca. Well-known artist and educator Paul Sibisi will open the exhibition on October 13.

From November 10, the African Art Centre will host an exhibition by William Zulu of Linocut Prints as well as the launch of an Autobiography.

More information from the African Art Centre on tel/fax 031 304 7915




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