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Several French galleries at the FNB Jo'burg Art Fair 2012

The 5th edition of the FNB Joburg Art Fair will open its doors in Sandton on Friday 7th of September. The event will showcase under one roof  the largest selection of African contemporary art in South Africa to view, purchase or be inspired by. In the framework of the France-South Africa Seasons 2012 & 2013, several renowed French galleries will be at the Fair. The Galerie Baudoin Lebon will present artists Malala Andrialavidrazana, whose exhibition “ECHOES” (from Indian Ocean) just took place at the KZN SA Gallery in Durban, Alain Clément (in partnership with Nirox Foundation) and Christian Courrèges (in partnership with Nirox Project). The Galerie Galéa will introduce Jean-Christophe Ballot, Pierre Mathieu and André Clements (from SA). In addition to this exciting partnership, a roundtable discussion on the theme "Hybridisation: A Method in Contomporary Art" will be animated by Raphael Cuir (France) and Bronwyn Law-Viljoen (South Africa), with international scholars and artists in the panel.

FNB Joburg Art Fair - Sandton Convention Centre, 2 Maude Street, Sandton (JHB) - From Friday 7th to Sunday 9th of September

Arts & Culture - Exhibitions & Workshops

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    Afropolitan Comics: From South Africa to the Continent, Images in Conversation

    The French Institute of South Africa (IFAS) is proud to partner with the Cité internationale de la bande dessinée et de l'image for a virtual exhibition, Afropolitan Comics: from South Africa to the continent, images in conversation. This virtual exhibition focuses on the diversity of African… Read more
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    The Art of Comics: French bandes dessinées and South African comics in conversation

    The Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG), the Embassy of France in South Africa and the French Institute of South Africa are pleased to present The Art of Comics, an exciting new exhibition that showcases the fascinating worlds of South African comics and French bandes dessinées, the famous French comic… Read more
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    Ubuhle Bendalo - An Urban Art Residency

    UBUHLE BENDALO - AN URBAN ART RESIDENCY The French Institute of South Africa is proud to announce the first edition of Ubuhle Bendalo, an urban art residency devoted to street art in all its forms, curated by Breeze Yoko. Street artists Sitou Matthia and Doudou' Style are coming all the way from… Read more

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