'SENSES', a group exhibition at the Goethe-Institut

Aug 31 - Feb 29 2024       119 Jan Smuts Ave, Parkwood
"We wanted to create an exhibition that goes beyond the visual and appeals to all senses, even the metaphysical senses," says curator Kamogelo Walaza.

The Young Curators Incubator, a project by the Goethe-Institut and the Michaelis School of Fine Art at the University of Cape Town (UCT), presents SENSES, a group exhibition curated by Walaza and mentored by UCT's Professor Nomusa Makhubu opening Thu, Aug 31

SENSES explores the material elements and physicality of the five senses, as well as the metaphysical sense, and their influence on how art is experienced. The exhibition includes works by Bonolo Kavula, Brian Montshiwa, Bulumko Mbete, Nkhensani Mkhari, Nyakallo Maleke and Pebofatso Mokoena

The works challenge traditional exhibition design by incorporating various sensory approaches and interactive experiences including visual, sonic and haptic art forms. These provide a unique opportunity to explore the convergence of materiality, language and image in conceptual art. 

You're encouraged to interact with the artwork through touch, sound and movement, as overall the exhibition aims to bring the emotional impact of creating art to the audience, and to allow you to "'sense more than just what's on the surface and what [you] can touch," adds Walaza. 

"This multisensory exhibition aims to create an intimate and immersive environment, where the audience becomes an integral part of the artwork," concludes Makhubu. 

The exhibition opens at 18:30 on Thu, Aug 31 and is on show until Thu, Feb 29, 2024, at the Goethe-Institut Johannesburg in  Parkwood. Join the walkabout on Sat, Sep 9 at 11:00. 



Aug 31 2023 - Feb 29 2024
119 Jan Smuts Ave, Parkwood

Price/Additional Info

Free entrance

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