Fracture Zone conjures artists from Brazil and South Africa to dialogue as duos over shared subjects.
The exhibition is part of the project Conversations in Gondwana, that evokes the common genealogies between Africa and South America as it seeks to instigate a virtual and at times physical correspondence among artists in order to experience perspectives, poetics, aesthetics and common or dissonant processes that will eventually trigger a series of events, works and conversations on both sides of the tectonic plates.
Post-colonial displacements, enlaced hidden histories, decolonial imaginaries, the friction between human and natural processes through abusive resource exploitation, representations of symbolic cultural expressions, urban dynamics of exclusion, political and social reflections are some of the themes present at the exhibition. Documenting a dialogue in process, we evidence some common fractures, affects, languages, epistemologies, from both sides of this geological accident.
Aline Xavier, Ana Hupe, Clara Ianni, Daniel Lima, Dineo Seshee Bopape, Gabrielle Goliath, Haroon Gunn-Salie, Ismail Farouk, Marcelo Moscheta, Mikhael Subotzky, Paulo Nimer PJ and Siwa Mgoboza
Exhibition held at ISEA 2018 – 24th International Symposium on Eletronic Art – Durban, South Africa.
25.06.2018 – 27.06.2018
Durban University of Technology’s Faculty of Arts and Design
Anton Lembede St, Greyville, Berea, 4023, Durban, South Africa
(Image: Ana Hupe, From navigation to supersonic return, 2017)
Aline Xavier, Ana Hupe, Clara Ianni, Daniel Lima, Gabrielle Goliath, Haroon Gunn-Salie, Ismail Farouk, Marcelo Moscheta, Mikhael Subotzky, Nicole Sarmiento, Paulo Nimer PJ and Siwa Mgoboza
Juliana Caffé and Juliana Gontijo