South AfricaExhibition: Loyiso Mkize's EXDS, Cape Town


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A solo exhibition featuring fine art by Kwezi's Loyiso Mkize is opening at Eclectica Contemporary in Cape Town during the city's February First Thursdays event. Mkize will be in attendance at the opening and the art will be for sale through the gallery. The exhibition will likely be running for about a month but the actual closing date has not yet been announced.

Exhibition: Loyiso Mkize's EXDS, Cape Town

From the exhibition notes: "Loyiso's current exhibition at Eclectica Contemporary has come at a time in the artist’s life when his own mortality has been mirrored and etched by very close personal experiences. This has automatically created a deep impulse to reflect philosophically and spiritually on the nature of reality, and more profoundly, his flux between emotional challenges and his attempt at rationalising what it may mean.

"Within Loyiso's work, there are always layers of interpretation and references, drawing lines between contexts and subjects. This exhibition shows that the artist is not just thinking in binaries or compartmentalized identities, rather he speaks of a 'universal exodus'. A process of release, of breathing out and opening. #EXDS serves as a platform where he moves beyond templates and attempts to unravel and unveil reality, to pierce his and our notions of what we perceive as real."

(Please note that the opening also clashes with the 2019 state-of-the-nation address, so some road closures may affect traffic and parking.)

Mkize will also be at the gallery on 15 February 2019 for the whole day as part of the 2019 Investec Cape Town Art Fair gallery crawl event, where he will be working on his paintings that are on display in the gallery. The paintings are not yet finished because part of the intention of the exhibition is to give art fans and patrons a chance to see the artist at work before the pieces are finally complete.

Eclectica Contemporary: Official Site, Facebook


• When: Thursday, 7 February 2019, 18:00 to 21:00 (opening night); Friday, 15 February 2019, 09:30 to late (live painting event); weekdays: 09:30 to 17:00; Saturdays: 09:30 to 13:30; exhibition closing TBD (likely end of February)
• Where: Eclectica Contemporary, 69 Burg Street, Cape Town, South Africa
• Cost: Free
• More Details: Exhibition Page, Facebook


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