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Wednesday, April 22, 2020


KZN based artists have come together to raise funds for people and families in need during COVID-19 lockdown. Phansi Museum is sharing this auction to its audiences in the spirit of ubuntu.

The auction of all pieces will happen online via the participating artists' social media platforms (see below). The bidding process will open on April 24, 2020, at 08h00 and close on Monday April 27, 2020, at 08h00. The highest bidder for each piece gets the artwork. People are more than welcome to donate without bidding.

Contact Thobeka for more information on 081 804 0350.

Artists facilitating and auctioning work:

Selloane Moeti - @blk_peach twitter and Instagram

Mthobisi Maphumulo - @BrianMthobisiM1 twitter and Mthobisi Maphumulo Instagram

Thalente Khomo / Thalente Lama Khomo - @ThalenteKhomo twitter and @Thalente_khomo Instagram

Thobeka Dhlomo - @Teabk twitter and @TheRealNinjaX on Instagram

Aim of the Auction:

- With this particular initiative of an online auction, aims to use art to raise funds for struggling people/families during this difficult tim

- Artists are aware of the realities of the majority of the people in this country. In a normal situation in South Africa, a majority of people, especially black people struggle to eat. The effect that the lockdown has had and will continue to have on the majority of people is what inspired this concept. The artists aim to do what they can to assist where possible.

- Artists have had great responses on social media. The media is also responding well. The aim is to raise as much awareness as possible via the media to get a number of participants for the online auction this weekend.

- The Artists have identified a number of organisations and individuals who will receive proceeds but suggestions are welcome.

NB: The artworks to be found on the artists’ contact details are only examples of their portfolio. Official auction pieces will be posted on their social media platforms on Friday.


Phansi Resource Centre
Bank: Nedbank
Account Number: 1160617732
Branch Code: 198765
Swift Code: NEDSZAJJ

Phansi Museum is situated at 500 Esther Roberts Road, Glenwood, in Durban. Contact the museum on 031 206 2889 or email or visit