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Monday, September 11, 2017


(“Rehearsal” by Alison Akal)

artSPACE durban will present the sixth of its exciting art exchange exhibitions.

“This is an artist-orientated event. We have fun and pay tribute to ourselves as artists. With most awards, the decision is made by a panel of judges and often strangely influenced and rather baffling, but with our Artists’ Choice Award, only the participating artists can vote for the best work on show. We believe this gives a respectful ear to our artists so their voices and choices can be heard.,” explains gallery curator, Karen Bradtke.

Each participating artist (and it's open to all!!) will pay an entry fee and collect a 30 x 30 cm canvas (1 per person) from the gallery from August 4, 2017. Other media are welcome, but are required to fit into the size criteria and needs to be able to be and ready to be hung.

The theme is Border(s). In terms of definition, the obvious one is the border between two countries, but could also be the border to the edge of a space or knowledge. It is also used in textile as a strip or even in a social context as in “bordering on an insult”.

The exhibition will open at artSPACE durban on September 16 and is up for one week until September 21. Voting will close at 16h00 on September 21 with the Awards Evening starting at 18h00.

artSPACE durban is situated at 3 Millar Road (off Umgeni Road) close to the Waste Centre. More information on 031 312 0793 or visit or