Booknesses: Contemporary South African Artists’ Books.

By FADA Gallery, University of Johannesburg
Fri, Mar 24. 4:30PM - 7:00PM
FADA Gallery, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg

The University of Johannesburg’s Department of Visual Art in association with Jack Ginsberg, UJ and FADA Art Galleries presents Booknesses. Two exhibitions of artists’ books, a colloquium and related workshops during March/April 2017. FADA Gallery presents Booknesses: Contemporary South African Artists’ Books. Showcasing a diverse range of contemporary book arts and book-objects from South African artists, designers and students which encompass traditional, experimental and digital responses to the book as an artwork. Curated by David Paton, Eugene Hon, Gordon Froud and Rosalind Cleaver, the exhibition of over 100 works will be accompanied by an online catalogue. The exhibition will be opened by Robin Ami Silverberg Robbin Ami Silverberg is an artist and founding director of Dobbin Mill, a hand-papermaking studio, and Dobbin Books, a collaborative artist book studio in New York. Her artwork is divided between artist books and installations. She has a long association with the Department of Visual Art at UJ. Opening Thursday 24 March at 18:30 for 19:00 FADA Gallery: Bunting Road Campus Exhibition run: March 24 - May 05 Gallery Hours Tuesday to Friday 09:00 – 16:00 Saturday 09:00 – 13:00 Closed Mondays and public holidays Contact Details Eugene Hön JC Laurent 0848402691 0792864139 eugeneh@uj.ac.za jclaurent@uj.ac.za FADA Gallery Faculty of Art Design and Architecture Bunting Road Campus University of Johannesburg

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