Looking for contemporary African inspiration? Well you’re in luck as the FNB Joburg Art Fair starts today, September 11th at the Sandton Convention Centre. Here we give you a roundup of our 5 must see artists at the fair.
- Tony Gum
Recently dubbed the coolest kid in Cape Town by Vogue, Tony Gum will have her first solo presentation at the Christopher Moller Gallery.
- Sindiso Nyoni
Sindiso Nyoni is a Zimbabwean artist, based in South Africa and is known for his striking illustrations. His imagery display invites interaction with the art connoisseurs, using pink Post-It notes to describe their thoughts on how the art impacts their world or how it makes them feel.
- Candice Breitz
Currently based in Berlin, South African artist Candice Breitz’ moving image installations have been shown internationally. The multi-channel video installation ‘HIM + HER’ is presented by Johannesburg Art Gallery, Artlogic and Goodman Gallery.
- Jenna Burchell
The Narrators is a series of artworks by Jenna Burchell, an artist who creates experiences and the notion of storytelling through interactive installations with viewers.
- Lakin Ogunbanwo
Lakin Ogunbanwo’s new series will be unveiled at the Art Fair. The Lagos-born photographer will showcase traditional Nigerian men’s head gear worn in a modern way.