Johannesburg’s art scene comes together – in a spaza shop

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Andrew Lindsay was bored of being a landlord. So he turned his property into an art gallery. To fill the space he welcomed local artists and performers to showcase their work. Charging no cover to either artists or patrons, the Spaza Art Gallery’s only objective is to promote locally-generated creative arts. And among the abundance of raw talent there are genuine artistic treasures.

Lindsay himself is a painter. His art has always been focused on giving others a lift – much of it in the past has looked at miners and their union struggles – and he’s now doing some practical giving back through the gallery in Troyeville, Johannesburg… Read more