Art that speaks for itself

The Sunday Times |By Mary Corrigall

Mary Corrigall checks out ‘The Confessional’ exhibition at Joburg’s Absa Gallery. Never have I been more certain that art has usurped religion than when I stood in the cavernous entrance of the new Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art. Unfortunately, what I saw is under embargo until this Cape Town museum opens its doors in September, but I can reveal that Thomas Heatherwick’s design is cathedral-like and will usher into its bosom many new art converts.

The Confessional, an exhibition curated by artist Liberty Battson at the Absa Gallery, further affirms how art is fulfilling the role religion or churches once played. Read more

Image | Peter Mammes’ ‘Childcare’ is paired with an audio detailing his experience of abortion from a man’s perspective.

 

2018-10-23T19:48:38+00:00