Event Details for BOOKNESSES: Taking Stock of the Book Arts in South Africa:
- Date/s: - 24/03/2017 - 05/05/2017
- Times: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
- Location: UJ Art Gallery, University of Johannesburg
- City: Johannesburg
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An extraordinary series of events focusing on artists’ books, inclusive of two exhibitions, a
Colloquium as well as associated workshops and walkabouts, will be hosted by the
University of Johannesburg between March and May 2017.
The UJ Art Gallery and FADA Gallery will respectively showcase a selection of artists’ books from the vast collection of Jack Ginsberg as well as a diverse range of recent book arts and book-objects from South African artists, designers and students which encompass traditional, experimental and digital responses to the book as an artwork.
The programme includes:
Dates: Friday 24 March 2017 at 18 30 for 19 00. FADA Gallery, Bunting Road Campus
Opening of Booknesses: South African Artists’ Books:
Saturday 25 March 2017 at 18 30 for 19 00. UJ Art Gallery -APK Campus
Opening of Booknesses: Artists Books from the Jack Ginsberg Collection
Sunday 26 March 2017 at 19 00 UJ Arts Centre Theatre
Public conversation between Jack Ginsberg and William Kentridge on the theme of Making and Collecting
WALKABOUTS: Saturday 1 April 2017 at 10:00
Wednesday 5 April 2017 at 13:00pm
Saturday 8 April 2017 at 10:00
Saturday 22 April 2017 at 10:00
Wednesday 26 April 2017 at 13;00
Saturday 29 April 2017 at 10:00
Tickets available from Computicket.
For more information please visit www.theartistsbook.org.za