Market Photo Workshop Gallery hosts exhibition of struggle-era photographers

evite_martyrs_fa-02RUNNING until October 23 at the Market Photo Workshop Gallery in Johannesburg, is Martyrs, Saints, and Sell-Outs, a group exhibition featuring anti-apartheid photographers Adil Bradlow, Benny Gool, and Zubeida Vallie.

The exhibition is being hosted by the Market Photo Workshop, in partnership with the Centre for Curating the Archive, at the University of Cape Town. Continue reading

2015 Tierney Fellow Tsepo Gumbi takes a new look at Sharpeville in a new solo exhibition at the Market Photo Workshop

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Re-Imagining Sharpeville – a solo exhibition by 2015 Tierney Fellow Tsepo Gumbi runs at the Photo Workshop Gallery at The Market until August 28.

His exhibition is a visual investigation of contemporary Sharpeville. Seeking to explore themes and subjects that are overshadowed by historic events of 1976, Re-Imagining Sharpeville examines the “township” with a fresh vibrancy and creativity, without losing the integrity of its historical significance. Continue reading

Enjoy a free celebration of music and culture in Newtown

The annual and uniquely free celebration of music and culture, Fête de La Musique in Newtown, brings musical diversity and showcases a broad mix of music ranging from pop, rock, hip-hop, jazz, traditional and even to brass band music.

The international musical line-up includes the “King of Salegy” from Madagascar, Jaojoby; the French touch of Benjamin Piat (France) and the Reunionese maloya rhythms and sounds of Grèn Sémé (France/Reunion Island).

The local line-up promises to be as diverse and powerful as the international line-up with SA’s favourites established and growing talents: BCUC, The Muffinz, Bongeziwe Mabandla, Coal Train Band, Go Barefoot, Pilani Bubu, Motsatsing and the Rays, The African Ambassadors Brothers, Zetina Mosia, Maria Mombelli and the Belly Buttons, Amandla Freedom Ensemble, and The Meerkat Mob!

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