You & I – Group Show

A4 Arts Foundation, Cape Town, South Africa
13 Sep 2017 - 30 Nov 2017

The Propeller Group, 'The Living Need Light, The Dead Need Music' (2014), Film 21 min 15 sec.

The Propeller Group, 'The Living Need Light, The Dead Need Music' (2014), Film 21 min 15 sec.

You & I is the inaugural exhibition at the new premises of A4 Arts Foundation.The group show looks at how people come together, asking after the conditions and dynamics of the collective.

Curators Ziphozenkosi Dayile and Kemang Wa Lehulere pull back from any attempt to survey collective practice, opening instead with a series of lyrical articulations. Across the exhibition, instances of community are placed alongside searching questions of who ‘you’, ‘I’ or ‘we’ may indeed be?

The exhibition includes photographs, sculptural installations, films and an instruction piece – and extends for three months with public programme of live performances, screenings and discussions.*

Participating artists include Yoko Ono, Zanele Muholi, Santu Mofokeng, Glenn Ligon, Moshekwa Langa, Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Malick Sidibé, The Propeller Group, Eugene Paramoer, Goddy Leye, Molefe Pheto, Meshac Gaba, David Goldblatt, Mwangi Hutter, Adrian Melis, Haroon Gunn-Salie, James Matthews, Mushroom Hour Half Hour, Pierre Fouché, Billy Monk, Brett Seiler & Luvuyo Nyawose, Gugulective, Avant Car Guard, B4 Food, Dan Halter, and more.


Opening : 13 September 2017 at 6pm

A4 Arts Foundation
is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to supporting the arts in Southern Africa. A4 is grounded by an understanding of art as a reciprocal resource, a catalyst for innovation, and a medium of collectivity. Configured within a three-storey warehouse on Buitenkant Street in Cape Town, the A4 Arts centre hosts a gallery and project space, as well as a multimedia library.

A4 Arts Opening hours:
Tuesdays to Fridays 10:00 – 17:30
Saturdays 10:00 – 14:00

A4 Arts Foundation
23 Buitenkant Street, District Six,
Cape Town



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