Print '08

Myth, Memory and the Archive

Print '08: Myth, Memory and the Archive surveys current developments in South African printmaking and its dramatically expanded significance in the digital age. Featuring established and emerging printmakers, the exhibition explores the redefined notion of the archive as a result of the computer and new ethics and attitudes regarding images and objects.

Art Exhibition previously on in South Africa.
From Wednesday 13 August 2008 to Friday 19 September 2008
Launch Wednesday 13 August 2008, 5pm - 8pm

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Published by anonymous on Thursday 31 July 2008.
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Print ’08: Myth, Memory and the Archive surveys current developments in South African printmaking and its dramatically expanded significance in the digital age. Featuring established and emerging printmakers, the exhibition explores the redefined notion of the archive as a result of the computer and new ethics and attitudes regarding images and objects.

In conjunction with the exhibition, a public seminar entitled Out of Print will be presented at the Bell-Roberts Gallery on Friday 15 August 2008, 10am – 3:30pm. Issues around the contemporary positioning of print will be discussed by artists and academics from the Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town and the Visual Arts Department, University of Stellenbosch. Speakers include artist Willem Boshoff, Kathryn Smith, Nasan Pather, Fritha Langerman and Keith Dietrich. Seating is limited – to book, please contact Petra on 021 465 9108.

Walkabout: Friends of the SA National Gallery will be hosting a walkabout conducted by Fritha Langerman, on Thursday 21 August 2008 at 11am.

Location

Bell-Roberts Gallery
Fairweather House
176 Sir Lowry Road
Woodstock
Cape Town
7925