From Matterport to elegant websites to animated walls, this year's visual art offering is as diverse in presentation and as it is in content
Lo-Def Film Factory: Open Time
An experimental WhatsApp video workshop by young creatives from Cape Town made inside their homes and communities during lockdown. Be-Kind-Rewind-style amateur reenactments: low-budget film realness.
This exhibition serves as both an observation and a form of confronting complex issues of power and abuse.
Scenes from the South
The first major exhibition of papers and artefacts from the JM Coetzee archives at the Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin, and Amazwi South African Museum of Literature in Makhanda, to mark the occasion of JM Coetzee’s 80th birthday.
A 3D virtual exhibition – visit the gallery to view the work of expressionist painter and sculptor Michael Roderick Wedderburn.
Azibuyele Emasisweni: Return to the Source
Pitika Ntuli’s Azibuyele Emasisweni leads the viewer to reflect on South Africa’s current spiritual landscape through a unique and original use of material, form and symbolism.
Afropolitan Comics: from South Africa to the continent
An online exhibition that focuses on African comics, putting comics from South Africa ‘in conversation’ with those from other African countries.
Committed to the exploration of technology and the visual arts, TMRW presents a web-based virtual reality experience.
RECLAMATIONS: A Tierney Retrospective
An exhibition about the longest-running mentorship programme in the history of African photography by the Tierney Fellowship at the Market Photo Workshop.
Virtual Black Out: Experiments in the Future of Form
POPArt and Fakugesi Festival come together on a project that engages form as the spark for new collaboration in digital theatre making.
A visual poem in which you can feel time flex beyond the constraints of seconds and minutes. This work is a love poem to the screen saver – a net art throwback to an old technology.
Giving Poetry Wings 3
A showcase of collaborative work between 10 poets and digital artists based in South Africa and Malawi.
Who Do We Come To H(a)unt
An interactive art project that uses drawing to disrupt the culture of statues, monuments and memorials commemorating colonial and imperial rulers still standing in many cities.
Frequencies of a birthmark – Episode 2
A revisitation through collages and animated videos of an 1895’s image of Godide, the last ruler of the Gaza Empire.
Watch a conversation unfold as a programmed bot reads to other chatbots who, in turn, answer and learn from the conversation about our relationship with technologies.