SMAC Gallery presents the opening of two solo exhibitions, ‘Moving Target’ by Wallen Mapondera, and ‘cellular state’ by Galia Gluckman.
Galia Gluckman produces large-scale multi-faceted artworks in her medium of choice: pigment ink on cotton paper and collage. Reflecting varied contemporary concerns, Gluckman highlights ongoing creative and social conversations through her exploration of atmospheric and emotive themes. Having showcased artworks in solo exhibitions both locally and overseas, she is represented in many private and corporate collections in Australia, Dubai, Israel, South Africa, Spain, the United Kingdom and USA. In South Africa this includes the Leeu Collection Franschhoek, M&C SAATCHI ABEL Collection, Rupert Collection, South African Presidential Collection and The Spier Arts Collection.
Wallen Mapondera is a visual artist known for work that explores social mores and societal relationships using livestock imagery. His work has been displayed in Australia, Germany, the Netherlands, South Africa, Spain and the United States. Notable group exhibitions include: Familiar Histories: An Unstoppable Force in Contemporary Art Discourse, curated by Raphael Chikukwa, at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe, in Harare, Zimbabwe in 2017; X: Part III and Nothing Personal both at SMAC Gallery in Stellenbosch, South Africa, in 2017 and 2016 respectively; Suddenly A Dissident (by Guns and Rain) at the Point of Order Gallery in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2016; Between the Sheets at Gallery East in Fremantle, Australia in 2012; Colour Africa, Zeitgenössische Kunst Aus Simbabwe at Kulturallmende gUG in Munich, Germany in 2011; as well as African Expressions at the University of Avignon in Avignon, France in 2010.
Venue: SMAC Gallery, First Floor, The Palms, 145 Sir Lowry Rd, Woodstock, Cape Town
Time: 6pm to 8pm
Tel: 021 461 1029
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