5 Extraordinary Artworks at the Joburg Art Fair

okayafrica | Alyssa Klein:

The FNB Joburg Art Fair wrapped up yesterday at the Sandton Convention Centre. South Africa’s largest contemporary African art event, the ninth edition of the fair ran 90 exhibitions deep, with a particular focus on East Africa.

Ethiopian photographer Aida Mulunehwas without a doubt the star of this year’s fair. If you’ve been around Jozi in recent weeks, it’s very likely you’ve come across her mind-blowing body-paint portraits. Muluneh, whose Addis Foto Fest showcased the stunning photographs of Kenyan “Jua Kali” artist Tahir Karmali and recent Recontres d’Arles 2016 Discovery Award winner, Sarah Waiswa, had a breathtaking solo booth presented by David Krut Projects… Read more

Image: Paul Ndema, Girls That Love Jesus (2015) at the Circle Art Agency booth at the Joburg Art Fair