This June, the South London Gallery will bring together over fourteen international artists whose work grapples with the language of remapping the architecture of an ever-unfolding afterlife of historical violence, for a major group exhibition, The Show is Over, curated by Gabi Ngcobo Curatorial Director at the Javett Art Centre at the University of Pretoria (Javett-UP), in dialogue with Oscar Murillo.
Working and thinking from historically connected localities, the artists included take personal approaches to the subject of global politics through gestures of refusal and mourning that establish active and refreshed relationships with the history of power. The Show is Over confronts the reality that notions of the end of the world are both constantly evolving and more present than ever before, so that the end of the world has become an event evolving over time.
Artists involved include: Karimah Ashadu, Simnikiwe Buhlungu, Anawana Haloba, Banele Khoza, Donna Kukama, Moshekwa Langa, Tessa Mars, Misheck Masamvu, Santu Mofokeng, Santiago Mostyn, Oscar Murillo, Las Nietas de Nonó, Ishkar Richard, Mmakgabo Helen Sebidi, and Luana Vitra.
Lead image: British Art Show 9, Wolverhampton, courtesy of the artist. Photo © Tim Bowditch 2022.
|24 June 2022 - 04 September 2022
|Tuesday - Sunday 11am-6pm Wednesday until 9pm
|South London Gallery
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