The Alliance Francaise of Johannesburg is pleased to host the celebration week of Ekupholeny's 20 years of healing, combining exhibitions, live music, documentary screenings and book reading to celebrate the 20 years anniversary of Healing of EKUPHOLENI.
The art exhibition was opened yesterday night. Amazing pieces of artwork of a group of 5 artists and talented internationally recognised musicians performing a live jazz show ( Ann Masina, Dan Selsick, Tlale Makhene ) !! The Exhibition will stay up until the 21st August !! 25 % of the sold artwork will be directed to support Ekupholeni Mental Health and Trauma Center activities !
He was born in 1983, in the Democratic Republic of Congo,he actualy lives and works between Congo and south Africa. He is finalist from the Fine Art Institute of Lubumbashi, Painter, Sculptor, he also does installation, art performance.
In this series I got interested in focusing on portraits and much exactly the look that brings these children, the Look of memories, the look of hope and the desire to live, looks that point you in this challenge society, what future?
He was born in 1971 on the farm Makriel in the Ghanzi District of Botswana. He joined the Kuru Art Project in 1992. Together with the Kuru Art Project Thamae's work has been exhibited worldwide and has been reproduced in the Kuru Art Calender and other publications.
She is a South African, resident of Botswana. She has lived and worked in Gaborone since 2000.
She is a permanent resident of Botswana. She has lived and worked in Gaborone since 1985.
Ann Gollifer is represented by the Everard read Gallery, Johannesburg.
He is an African artist born in South Africa as an artist. First recipient of the Reinhold Cassirer Award (2011) supported by Nadine Gordimer at the Bag Factory Artists Studio, South Africa. Recipient of the Robert Sterling Clark Fellowship Award (2013).
Other activities will celebrate the 20 years of Ekupholeni: check the program:http://www.alliance.org.za/Branches/Johannesburg/LiveFrench.aspx
Painter and Sculptor