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Monday, July 4, 2022


Submissions opened last week for the 2022 KZNSA Annual Members' award!

Paid-up members of the KZNSA were invited to submit an artwork that speaks to themes, thoughts or ideas uncovered in Durban poet Mafika Gwala’s poem, Getting Off the Ride.

All mediums are welcome, including digital, performance and sound; the media gallery is available for digital and film submissions. Dimensions of work cannot exceed 1.5m and only work made in 2022 in response to the theme were accepted. Submissions that are not accompanied by a completed entry form were not eligible for selection.

The KZNSA Exhibition sub-committee reserves the right to select work for the judges’ consideration for the award. The winner will receive R20,000 and the Joan Emanuel floating trophy.

The exhibition runs from July 6 to August 7, 2022.

Opening event and prize giving: Wednesday, July 7, 2022, from 17h30

To download the poem, click here

For more information or enquiries, email


When you become a member of the KZNSA you will have the following benefits:

-Access to KZNSA special events & activities

-Eligibility to submit work to the annual KZNSA Members’ Award (with great prizes for winners)

-10% discount at the Arts CafĂ©

-Voting on KZNSA matters at the AGM

-Eligibility to stand as a KZNSA Council member


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