South AfricaExhibition: Reversible Journeys, Cape Town

Maintained By: Mandy J Watson
Category: Calendars
More Listings: South African Comics Events Comments View Comments


The art exhibition Reversible Journeys: Painting Through The Middle Passage will be opening at The Hive in Muizenberg, Cape Town, on 15 June 2017, with a walkabout scheduled for Saturday, 17 June 2017. Paintings by South African comics creator N.D. Mazin (the alter ego of Andy Mason), as well as Chas Unwin, Lizza Littlewort, Elaine Millin, Cynthia McPherson, and Angela Hough are featured in the show.

Exhibition: Reversible Journeys, Cape Town

More information: "The Jungian James Hollis talks about the Middle Passage as a transition ‘from misery to meaning’ at midlife. Here, we are talking about the turbulent transition from the comforts of conventional employment to the hazards of fully committed artistic practice. The featured artists, all Muizenberg residents, are painting their way through this passage.

"Variously abstract, absurdist, surreal, impressionistic, autobiographical and apocalyptic, their work coheres in a common investigation of what Breytenbach calls 'the dialogue in the labyrinth of the workshop'. It's a dialogue 'not with the Minotaur or death' but with the materials themselves: that constant give-and-take between 'colours and brushes and canvas and paper', in which the hand discovers and traces 'a known route' that is only known once it is inscribed."

Archival quality signed and numbered prints of some of the works will also be available for purchase at the exhibition.

• When: Thursday, 15 June 2017, 18:00 (opening night); Saturday, 17 June 2017, 10:00 (walkabout); exhibition closes 31 July 2017
• Where: The Hive, Muizenberg Festival HQ, 37 Palmer Road, Muizenberg, Cape Town, South Africa
• Cost: Free
• Event Information: Facebook

Andy Mason: Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter
Muizenberg Open Studios: Facebook
The Hive: Facebook

View Larger Map

 Comments Speak Your Mind

South African Comics On Pinterest

Highlights Network
Editorial Contacts
South Africa Mandy J Watson
Founder and co-editor
Cape Town, South Africa

United States Jase Luttrell
Portland, Oregon, United States
Feed delivery RSS
Subscribe to RSS updates in a feed reader

Email delivery Email Delivery
Subscribe to RSS updates via email

Newsletter delivery Monthly Newsletter

powered by TinyLetter

South African Comics
• All The Coverage: Reviews, art showcases, and news from the world of South African (and occasionally Southern African) comics.
  • #sacomics Cast Episode #5
  • News Roundup: July
  • News Roundup: June
  • Pre Order Stray #1
  • #sacomics Cast Episode #4
  • News Roundup: May
  • #sacomics Cast Episode #3
  • More...

• Calendar Of Events: Find out what's happening in September and beyond.
  • 1 September: Skree Alleen
  • 2 September: Stelcon 2017
  • 2 September: Drawn Together
  • 2-3 September: Con•ect 2017
  • 6-10 September: Open Book 2017
  • 9 September: Open Art Sketch Meet
  • 14 September: Open Art Sketch Meet
  • Until 14 September: Tretchikoff Homage
  • From 14 September: Comics & Concepts
  • 18-24 September: Thought Bubble 2017
  • 23 September: Batman Day
  • 23-24 September: Heritage Day Weekend
  • 23 September: Open Art Sketch Meet
  • 30 September: Readers Den 25th
  • Until 30 September: Unfinished Stories

Newsletter delivery
Save The Date:
More events

Explore The Archives
From The Archives

★ More from the archives.

More From The Archives

Cappuccino Quest

airwavez How To Guide: Deadly Momentum Hidden Trophy - Wipeout Omega Collection
YouTube link

#sacomics Cast Episode #4: VR Dragons And Wonder Woman
YouTube link
Ads | Google
Shop | Things From Another WorldThings From Another World
Marvel Legacy 29-Comic Bundle and Sale