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Friday, May 10, 2019


Book an art class with exhibiting artist Mthobisi Maphumulo tomorrow (Saturday May 11, 2019) from 09h00 to 12h00 as part of the KZNSA’s Saturday Sessions.

Saturday Sessions happen every Saturday at The KZNSA Gallery. Novices and experienced folks are welcome. R200 - materials and refreshments provided.

Mthobisi Maphumulo was born in 1988 at Imfume on the KZN South Coast. His work is a critique of the social construction of communities. He is interested in examining the inhumane and mechanical processes that result in class stratification and the perpetual widening of inequality. His work also challenges the notion of industrialization as a signifier for development and a better life.

In Maphumulo’s community, this has become a symbol of family displacement, land dispossession and exploitation impacting drudgery and the environment. Issues of identity and dignity are imperative in his work, particularly when looking at industrial labourers’ identity in relation to inhuman industrial safety gear that they wear daily to serve the economy.

Email the gallery to book your place -

The KZNSA Gallery is situated at 166 Bulwer Road, Glenwood, in Durban. More information on 031 277 1705, fax 031 201 8051 or cell 082 220 0368 or visit