Johannesburg

Booknesses - South African Artists’ Books

Mar 24 - May 5 2017       17 Bunting Rd, FADA Building, University of Johannesburg, Auckland Park
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Subtitled ‘Taking Stock of the Book Arts in South Africa’ this series of events focuses on artists’ books and includes two exhibitions, a Colloquium and associated workshops and walkabouts. Held at two venues on the campus of University of Johannesburg, the UJ Art Gallery and FADA Gallery, Booknesses, curated by David Paton, will showcase a selection of artists’ books owned by respected collector and philanthropist Jack Ginsberg as well as a diverse range of recent book arts and book-objects from South African artists, designers and students. The works run the range from traditional to experimental and also encompass digital responses to the book as an artwork.<br /> <br /> <strong>On the programme:</strong><br /> <a href="https://www.inyourpocket.com/johannesburg/booknesses-artists-books-from-the-jack-ginsberg_6106e"><strong>Booknesses: Artists’ Books from the Jack Ginsberg Collection</strong></a> at UJ Art Gallery, University of Johannesburg, Kingsway Campus. This exhibition brings to light 258 book objects, historical and contemporary from both South African and international artists represented in one of the largest and most comprehensive exhibitions of artists’ books ever to have been held internationally. <strong>Opens Mar 25, 18:30.</strong><br /> <br /> <strong>Booknesses: South African Artists’ Books </strong>at FADA Gallery, University of Johannesburg Bunting Road Campus. This exhibition of more than 100 works will be accompanied by an online catalogue. <strong>Opens Mar 24 ​,18:30.</strong><br /> <br /> <strong>Walkabouts:</strong><br /> 10:00 on Sat, April 1, 8, 22 and 29.<br /> 13:00 on Wed Apr 5, 26.<br /> Book with <a href="mailto:titusr@uj.ac.za?subject=Booknesses">titusr@uj.ac.za</a>

Date

Venue

Mar 24 2017 - May 5 2017
FADA Gallery
17 Bunting Rd, FADA Building, University of Johannesburg, Auckland Park
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Price/Additional Info

Entrance is free

Website

fadagallery.blogspot.co.za www.facebook.com/FADAgallery/
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