Next Level Curation | CAPE TOWN ART FAIR 2016

Image from left: ZANELE MUHOLI MaID, Brooklyn, New York, 2015, Silver gelatine print; Ricky Dyaloyi, Flea Market, 2015 , 250 x 300cm, Oil on Canvas , image Courtesy of artist and Everard Read Gallery; and Van Schalkwyk A_Prelude.

As you start filling up your 2016 diaries, make sure you prioritise Africa’s leading international art fair The Cape Town Art Fair, taking place from 19 – 21 February at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC). Showcasing contemporary art from Africa and around the world, this is the fourth edition of the Fair and it is not to be missed.

Sponsored by Sovereign, the Cape Town Art Fair attracts top galleries, artists and curators from the continent as well as the rest of the world. With over 7 000 visitors last year, and the expanded venue of the CTICC the Fair is sure to offer and accommodate even more.

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Cecil Skotnes, White Monday Disaster – He borrows the Dairy’s Horse 1975, Woodblock Print, 406x610mm

This year, enjoy 58 exhibitors, a talks programme featuring a host of local and international participants, and a special project Tomorrows/Today, consisting of 8 artists curated by Azu Nwagbogu and Ruth Simbao.  Along with a VIP programme, visitors to the Fair will also be able to enjoy curated walkabouts twice a day.

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Image: Mami Momi

The aim of the talks programme is to reconsider the relationships of art fairs, cultural institutions and inter-continental exchange whilst focussing on Africa’s place in the global conversation around contemporary art production.

With an esteemed and vast selection of international speakers, special guests and moderators, including  Founder and Director of Biz Art in Shanghai, Davide Quadrio; Curator of International Art at London’s Tate Modern, Kerryn Greenberg; Head Curator at the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, Claudio Cravero; and the Director of the Zeitz MOCAA, Cape Town, Mark Coetzee.


The Cape Town Art Fair will be open on:
Friday 19 February 2016 from 11:00 – 20:00
Saturday 20 February 2016 from 11:00 – 20:00
Sunday 21 February 2016 from 11:00 – 16:00

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Do not miss out on this amazing opportunity to experience contemporary art from around the world. Book your tickets today on Computicket 
For only R120 you will receive general access of the whole Fair.
For more information visit the Cape Town Art Fair online and follow them on Facebook.


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