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Wednesday, July 3, 2019


The exhibition AFROFUTURA, presented by Eastcoast House and Garden Show & The KZNSA Gallery opens on July 4, 2019, at 17h30 for 18h00.

AFROFUTURA brings KwaZulu-Natal’s stellar talent together in a collection of standout pieces that push traditional techniques and materials to new heights of technology and aesthetics.

Curated by Durban creative, Claire Clark and Angela Shaw of KZNSA Gallery for the East Coast Radio House & Garden Show’s Discover Durban Design stand, the theme for 2019 focuses on the energy and sophistication of current design and art in KZN.

AFROFUTURA showcases original work by artists, designers, creators and makers in, or from, Durban and takes visitors on an experiential journey referencing tradition and the past, while re-imagining the future with a touch of fantasy.

The exhibition includes new work in furniture, ceramics, jewelry, art, textiles, graphic design, fashion and décor from established and emerging local practitioners.

Participating artists and designers are Houtlander, Derrick Nxumalo, Sthenjwa Luthuli, Clarisse Design, Bonfece Cele, Kipekee Studio, Bright Dimba, Hlengiwe Dube, Madetomake, Souled Studios, Zethu Shoes, Katekani Moreku, Africa Ignite, Savage Jewelry, Ruth Samaai Designs, Egg Design, NT Design, Sne Lombo, Composite Décor, Glenn Ardendorff, Minenhle Zazi Cira, Khosi Leteba and Dean Jay.

The KZNSA Arts Cafe and Bar will be open for patrons to make an evening of it.

There will be a LAB Talk at 16h30 with featured artists Nikhil Tricam, Nindya Bucktowar of NT Design, Zazi Minenhle Cira, Rejoice Kunene, Kevin Boyd, Xavier Clarisse and Reggi Xaba. Come and hear more about their work, there will be a Q&A after the presentations.

AFROFUTURA runs at The KZNSA Gallery from July 4 to 8, 2019.

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