Interactive African art installations are a hit

BusinessDay | Mary Corrigall:

Stop trying to tell me my history,” reads one of the handwritten comments displayed in Overtime, an exhibition at the Wits Art Museum curated by Tatenda Magaisa and Katleho Shoro. According to its subtitle, it tackles the “representations, values and imagined futures of classical African Art”.

The ethos of the exhibition centres on encouraging engagement. The museum’s education curator, Leigh Leyde, designed the interactive installation, including an entreaty to visitors to provide feedback. The public appear keen to respond to salacious art …read more

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