The Weekend Guide

Evocative: Ernesto Neto’s exhibition 'One Day We Were All Fish' invokes memories of the sea

Evocative: Ernesto Neto’s exhibition 'One Day We Were All Fish' invokes memories of the sea

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Through painting, Asha Zero asks the viewer to be aware of the capitalism in front of us. Using paintings, collages and titles that resonate with digital file names, Zero represents the fragmentations and glitches of a capitalist society. Details: The exhibition runs until February 23 at SMAC Art Gallery, Church Street, Stellenbosch.
For more information visit smacgallery.com

Queen: It’s a Kinda Magic:

This tribute is in town for one night only. Viewers will experience covers of hits such as Bohemian Rhapsody, We Will Rock You and We Are the Champions. This show is endorsed by Peter Freestone, Freddie Mercury’s biographer. Details: The tribute takes place on January 12 at the Grand West Casino and Entertainment World, 1 Jakes Gerwel Drive, Goodwood, Cape Town. Tickets cost R120 to R380. For more information visit queenitsakindamagic.com

Outdoor Sunrise Yoga: Start the year refreshed by a morning of stretching and meditation with instructor Joelle Sleebos. Be sure to bring a towel, a water bottle and ID if you are not a member of the gym. Details: The yoga experience is taking place on January 12 at Virgin Active Point, Bill Peters Drive, Green Point. Entry is free. Space is limited to 100, so book your place at quicket.co.za. For more information visit virginactive.co.za/clubs/point

open agenda: This exhibition presents the works of 14 artists including Igshaan Adams, Jared Ginsburg, Donna Kukama, Turiya Magadlela, Herman Mbamba, Sabelo Mlangeni and Cinga Samson. open agenda takes some of the artists’ earlier working methodologies to create new meaning in existing works, or to repurpose old ideas for new works. By including seldom seen works, the exhibition will present unexpected encounters. Details: The exhibition is on until January  26 at blank projects, 10 Lewin Street, Foreshore, Cape Town. For more information visit blankprojects.com

One Day We Were All Fish by Ernesto Neto: This is the South American artist’s first solo exhibition on the African continent. Using sculpture and a medley of scents reminiscent of the ocean, Neto’s works interrogate the value attached to the occurence of life and the continuity between the human body and the space it occupies. Details: The exhibition on until January 19 at the Goodman Gallery, 163 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood, Johannesburg. For more information visit goodman-gallery.com

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