Visual art: Black Folk
Iziko South African National Gallery Annexe, Company Gardens
Date & Time:
from November 28 to January 19.
Tel: 021 480 7170. Website: iziko.org.za.
The show is the culmination of the Boston-born artist’s recent fellowship at the University of Cape Town and poses many provocative questions. He questions why black Africans find the Mother City’s embrace “suffocating instead of welcoming”. In his search for answers, Thorne embarked on a transcontinental journey to explore expressions of black middle-class culture.