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Top 10: FNB Joburg Art Fair

My in-depth review of the fair is in the pipeline. In the meantime here are 10 artworks/stands or moments that turned my cynical head during the three day art extravaganza.


Favourite 20th C Historical Moment: George Pemba's studio recreated by Gallery Momo. The one and only stand that was immersive and some kind of creativity was applied in the display. Had not seen some of these works in person, so it was a thrilling experience.

Favourite Textile work: I am sure Whatiftheworld and Blank Projects will be circling Georgina Maxim from Village Unhu's stand. This Zimbabwean stand had some interesting textile/fashion/art work. It's refreshing to see new abstract textile work that remains connected to the 'body'.