Booknesses: Contemporary South African Artists’ Books.
Fri, Mar 24. 4:30PM - 7:00PM
FADA Gallery, University of Johannesburg 17 Bunting Road, FADA Building Johannesburg, South Africa
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
Tuesday to Friday 09:00 – 16:00
Saturday 09:00 – 13:00
Closed Mondays and public holidays
Eugene Hön JC Laurent
Faculty of Art Design and Architecture
Bunting Road Campus
University of Johannesburg