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Monday, September 14, 2020


(“Izimo Ezisizungezile Self Portrait as Majuba” by Eloff Pretorius)

Open for viewing this week at The KZNSA Gallery, this Wednesday September 16, 2020, are: Izimo Ezisizungezile (The circumstances around us) in the Main Gallery, Kwanele in the Mezzanine Gallery and Trails in the Media Gallery.

KZNSA practices social distancing protocols and has a health and safety officer with training in Covid-19 screening.

Izimo Ezisizungezile (The circumstances around us)

Izimo Ezisizungezile brings together works by four artists, Khulekani Cele, Muzi Ndlela, Siyabonga Ngubane and Eloff Pretorius, within the theoretical framework of reciprocal determinism. Reciprocal determinism suggests that behaviour is partially a function of environment, and environment is partially a function of behaviour. The artist’s works address diverse aspects of South African life including spirituality, culture, access to drinking water, and environmental degradation. 

(Right: Luyanda Zindela)


Luyanda Zindela presents Kwanele. Through the collecting and sharing of thoughts, lived experiences, feelings, hopes and fears, the gallery mezzanine space becomes a vessel - a communal space where burdens, individual or common, can be shared or left behind. The vessel becomes Kwanele. Kwanele is a communal, interactive space where enough is shared - during a time where notions of community, interactivity and enough have changed to the point of becoming almost unrecognizable. Kwanele responds to this.

(Left: “Trails”)


American Arts Incubator (AAI) returns with three multi-disciplinary artists from the AAI 2019 takeover, to exhibit work to provoke and present ideas and critique on social injustices, environmentalism issues and technology. Exhibiting artists Saaiqa, Jessica Michelle Le Roux and Portia Ncwane, offer insight on social and environmental issues with their exhibition, Trails.

Entrance is free. The KZNSA Gallery is situated at 166 Bulwer Road, Glenwood, Durban. Operating hours: Wednesday to Sunday from 09h00 to 15h00.