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Monday, January 25, 2021


The KZNSA Gallery kickstarts its 2021 exhibition calendar with fresh talent from the Durban University of Technology. Complacency-20, a graduate exhibition of work by DUT’s Fine Art and Jewellery Design students.

The ‘hard lockdown’ phenomenon that came into effect as an attempt by governments to drastically curb the spread of the virus across all the affected nations has often been based on one simple criterion i.e. ‘only essential services will open’. 

As harsh as this was, this criterion meant that the visual arts sector, particularly Fine Arts, had to confront the painful realization of being regarded as ‘non-essential’. For art students and educators at the Durban University of Technology Fine Arts programme – and for other institutions, too - this painful realisation prompted soul-searching as to the role and value of what they do in a new world brought about by COVID-19.

This exhibition can be viewed by appointment only.

Complacency-20 is open for viewing by appointment until Sunday, January 31 at 12h00. The gallery is closed on Mondays. Contact for queries or bookings.

KZNSA observes Level 3 protocols for Covid-19, including social distancing and screening. Patrons are obliged to wear a face mask.

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