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Sunday, November 3, 2019


On Tuesday, (November 5, 2019) at 17h00 for 17h30, a new exhibition titled Change Room curated by Mbali Shabane opens at the Menzi Mchunu Art Gallery at the BAT Centre, Durban.

The exhibition features art works from seven Durban-based emerging artists. The exhibiting artists include Andiswa Tshabalala, Londiwe Mtshali, Lorin Sookool, Ncumisa Mcitwa, Nomusa Mtshali and Selloane Moeti.

The artists have captured, and brought to life, the stories shared by the women that they have been engaging with in the past three months. As a woman activist and artist, the curator is the 7th member of the exhibiting Wombman.

Change Room affirms the authenticity of storytelling and creates an environment of reflection, identification and likelihood emphasising how people relate to one another through shared, similar encounters and experiences. At the opening ceremony, in the evening, the award-winning jazz vocalist Xolisa Dlamini will give her artistic offering in song. She is a recording artist with two jazz albums under her wings.

There will be a walkabout of the exhibition on November 7, 2019, at 10h30.

The works will be on display until November 30, 2019. The BAT Centre is situated at 45 Maritime Place in the Small Craft Harbour on the Victoria Embankment.

For more information contact Mbali Shabane at or on 031 332 0451 or visit or