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As a parable of resistance, Kentridge’s iconic video work forms part of the organisation’s current focus on art and its relationship to power.The video asks viewers to pause and consider who has the power to commission statues in public spaces – a question that continues to resonate today.The exhibition juxtaposes the work of Josef Albers, a single artist focused on the psychic and emotive qualities of colour, with African and African American artists who confront the historic and contemporary traces of colonialism as they contribute to the power of healing and renewal.Kentridge directs Alban Berg’s libretto Wozzeck, which premieres at the Salzburg Festival (21 July – 30 August).Nine Goodman Gallery artists – Ghada Amer, Hasan and Husain Essop, Kendell Geers, Samson Kambalu, William Kentridge, Liza Lou, Misheck Masamvu, Yinka Shonibare marks the opening of the first major museum in Africa dedicated to contemporary art.
In its broad selection of materials and media, the show pays heed to the synergies between the artist’s visual art and stage work, in addition to the particular focal points and formalisations set out in each project.
As such, the exhibition explores the studio space as a site of performance.
In the role of the protagonist of his artworks, Kentridge appears to probe and question the ideas and processes of vision and creativity.
William Kentridge speaks at the Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival in Johannesburg (6 September).
Kentridge engages with question surrounding the creative potential of virtual reality within the field of contemporary art practice and production, and the potential inter- and multidisciplinary practices that exist between the arts and digital technology.
Four Goodman Gallery artists – Kendell Geers, William Kentridge, Tabita Rezaire and Tracey Rose – will take part in the New York City Biennial Performa 17 (1 – 19 November).