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KWAAI Vol.2: group exhibition

2019-07-11T11:48:30+02:00

KWAAI Vol.2 Despite the negative connotations that the words ‘coloured identity’ conjure, the artists exhibiting at Eclectica have chosen to celebrate this culture with the hope of creating a positive awareness of its diversity. This exhibition hopes to contribute and reinforce positivity towards change in our coloured community. We wish to highlight the rich contributions of coloured people,

KWAAI Vol.2: group exhibition2019-07-11T11:48:30+02:00

Loyiso Mkize – EXDS

2019-03-26T16:31:19+02:00

Loyiso's current exhibition at Eclectica Contemporary has come at a time in the artist’s life when his own mortality has been mirrored and etched by very close personal experiences. This has automatically created a deep impulse to reflect philosophically and spiritually on the nature of reality, and more profoundly, his flux between emotional challenges and his attempt at rationalizing what it

Loyiso Mkize – EXDS2019-03-26T16:31:19+02:00

Jenna Wessels: I’m not afraid of the dark

2019-01-29T15:28:01+02:00

Exploring contrasting tensions and liminal spaces with interest in notions of the ‘authentic self’, the necessity for disillusion in order for transformation and processes pertaining to the acceptance of the shadow, the work goes on a journey of deconstruction and reintegration.Fragments of canvas sewn and pinned together play with the layering and revealing of varying explorations of repetitive mark making. This seeks

Jenna Wessels: I’m not afraid of the dark2019-01-29T15:28:01+02:00

Kara Taylor | Everything I Felt and Heard

2019-01-24T16:51:28+02:00

Kara Taylor | Everything I Felt and Heard For the month of November, Kara Taylor is welcomed to Eclectica Contemporary to show her solo exhibition, Everything I Felt and Heard, which reflects on her experience working creatively in South Africa as well as on her childhood and the privileges she experienced in the USA. American-born artist, Kara Taylor graduated with a

Kara Taylor | Everything I Felt and Heard2019-01-24T16:51:28+02:00

Claudia Treagus | My Capricorn Series

2019-01-07T13:59:55+02:00

Claudia Treagus | My Capricorn Series Passionate painter, Claudia Treagus, doesn’t have the everyday education axis into art. She took art in high school and only 15 years later rekindled her relationship with the medium during an uncomfortable pregnancy. In the sleepless late nights she found comfort in painting the subtle beauties of daily life, highlighting that which is often taken

Claudia Treagus | My Capricorn Series2019-01-07T13:59:55+02:00

Also Known As Africa – Art and Design Fair

2019-04-09T14:30:57+02:00

Also Known As Africa - Art and Design Fair Eclectica Contemporary will be showcasing a variety of artworks at Also Known As Africa - Art and Design Fair from the 9 - 11 November 2018 Featuring Artworks by: Hussein Salim Kyu Sang Lee Asuka Nirasawa Hussein Salim Born in Karim Sudan in 1966, Hussein Salim, found himself, along

Also Known As Africa – Art and Design Fair2019-04-09T14:30:57+02:00

Lost Souls – Anthony Lane

2019-04-11T16:45:44+02:00

Lost Souls | Anthony Lane Anthony Lane and Eclectica Contemporary present a discourse on the Syrian Humanitarian crisis to Cape Town. In September 2015 the photo of three - year old Ayan Kurdi sent waves of intense empathy, sorrow and shock throughout the world, as the public was confronted with the Syrian crisis. His delicate and waif lifeless body washed ashore

Lost Souls – Anthony Lane2019-04-11T16:45:44+02:00

Ibrahim Khatab | Alive Memory

2019-01-07T14:44:09+02:00

Ibrahim Khatab | Alive Memory Eclectica Contemporary welcomes Egyptian artist Ibrahim Khatab’s exhibition “Alive Memory” to it’s gallery. The work showcases the artist's deep love of calligraphy through a collection of paintings, which demonstrate his love for colour, space and arabic script which all  factor heavily in his art. The painter Pablo Picasso once said “If I had known there was

Ibrahim Khatab | Alive Memory2019-01-07T14:44:09+02:00

BEING – Asuka Nirasawa

2019-04-11T16:11:52+02:00

BEING Asuka Nirasawa is a multifaceted multimedia artist who shares the results of the partnership between her artistic fluidity, curiosity and philosophical sensibilities at Eclectica Contemporary through this exhibition “BEING”. Asuka’s work combines four series of works of which the common thread of the work consists of a circular pattern. Through these particular works – Asuka presents viewers with her exploration

BEING – Asuka Nirasawa2019-04-11T16:11:52+02:00

FNB Johannesburg Art Fair

2019-01-07T14:49:57+02:00

Eclectica Contemporary | FNB  Johannesburg  Art  Fair Each of the artists we have chosen utilize their own individual techniques to convey commentary on the world as they experience it. Hussein Salim, a Sudanese artist, uses motif and repetition to illustrate his understanding of spiritual, social and environmental instances – often invoking symbolism as a means of communicating cultural ritual and mythological

FNB Johannesburg Art Fair2019-01-07T14:49:57+02:00
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