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#CTABF21

Cape Town Art Book Fair 2021 is proudly sponsored by Coronation Fund Managers. Over three days in September, Norval Foundation’s Atrium will be transformed into the second edition of the Cape Town Art Book Fair. Bringing together galleries, writers, publishers,...

Zine Space at Cape Town Art Book Fair 2021

Open Call: Zine Space Submissions: 14 – 27 June 2021  Norval Foundation, in collaboration with Dream Press, is proud to present Zine Space.  Zine Space invites artists to apply for a four-session risograph printing workshop with Dream Press. The workshops will...

Happy Birthday: Mmakgabo Mapula Helen Sebidi

Happy Birthday, Mmakgabo Mapula Helen Sebidi The celebrated South African artist was born #OnThisDay, 5 March 1943 🎉 Born in Marapyane near Hammanskraal in the Northern Transvaal area (Gauteng and Limpopo today), she grew up with her grandmother who was a traditional...

Easter Weekend 2021

We have some entertaining family-friendly programming over Easter Weekend (2 – 5 April). Get all the details below: Easter Egg Hunt 4 April | 10:30 Enjoy a covid-friendly traditional easter egg hunt. R95 entitles your child to a milkshake and an easter egg hunt around...

Happy Birthday: Walter Battiss

Happy Birthday, Walter Battiss  The 20th-century South African artist was born #OnThisDay, 6 January 1906 🎉 Born in the Karoo town of Somerset East in the Eastern Cape, Battiss’ family name was well-known in the area. His great-grandfather was a Royal Engineer and was...

Five Things to Know: Elias Sime

Five Things to Know: Elias Sime Born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1968   1. Sime primarily makes wall-based, ‘sculptural assemblage’, using recycled objects as a medium. This includes recycled electrical components as seen in the work Tightrope: Noiseless 16 (2019),...