Tuesday, August 28, 2012

After Math: Exhibition opening

Ma in Afrikaans means mother. It is also short for the word 'but'.
Farieda Nazier and Mocke J v Veuren
2000 x 600 x 200
Aluminium Sandblasted in hammer textured 

Exhibition Opening
Sculpture, video and performance works by Farieda Nazier in collaboration with
Mocke J V Veuren and Thami Hector Manekehla.
photographs by Ryan Uys, Jimmy Mololwane and Nanka Hawes

During the Speeches

Gordon Froud delivered a captivating opening address...Again a special thank you to Gordon!!

'Taxi Queen or R5 airtime' 

A taxi queen is the derogatory term used for a young girl or  woman from working class background who engages in sexual favours, often with much older men, for money or airtime.
Farieda Nazier
8 works x 40 x 40 x 15
Aluminium fold-formed and sandblasted 

Outside the Round Room

The exhibition evoked some interesting dialogue amongst the viewers. 

After Math installation at the Apartheid Museum Round Room

A snippet of the marvelous cohesive installation by
Curator: Farieda Nazier,
Assistant Curator: Sulaiman Nazier from Blackbird Projects ,
Artist, creative advisor and AV director: Mocke J van Veuren,
Assistant: Argyris Papageorgiou,
Sponsors: NEC, Peripheral Vision and Aluvault 

The exhibition closes on 16 September 2012 with a performance by Thami Hector Manekehla. 
The performance will commence at 15:00 in the Apartheid Museum Round Room. 
 Join us for a chat and some refreshments. 
No entrance fee.

Special thanks to funders and sponsors: 
NAC, UJ Faculty Research Committee, Ithuba Art Fund, Apartheid Museum, NEC, Peripheral Vision, Blackbird Projects, UJ Metal Casting Technology Station, Aluvault, Christa van Zyl

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