Alex experience – but is it art?

Sunday World | Boitumelo Tlhoaele:


THERE was euphoria when Artlogic and FNB announced the Joburg Art Fair’s programme.

With the inclusion of the launch of Art Week Joburg, t he idea of experiencing art outside the confines of a gallery “opening night” setting was exciting .

This meant being ferried across the city on different days to Soweto, the Maboneng Precinct, Braamfontein, Rosebank and Alexandra, the festival’s hubs, which aim to “connect locals and visitors to the city”.

But this excitement was short-lived on my trip. I chose to go to Alexandra , a place rarely associated with art…


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