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Andrew Gilbert

20130503180844-mmo-001a [VIDEO] Interview with Storm Janse van Rensburg   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Dineo Seshee Bopape, Kudzanai Chiurai, Andrew Gilbert, Georgina Gratrix, Kiluanji Kia Henda, Gerald Machona, Gerhard Marx, Meleko Mokgosi, Athi-Patra Ruga at Nolan Judin April 20th, 2013 - July 6th, 2013
Posted 5/3/13

  In 1968 the Ghanaian author Ayi Kwei Armah published a brutal and visceral novel of (then) contemporary, post-Inde­pendent Ghana, titled “The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born”. Armah recounts an unnamed man’s struggle in a soci­ety rotten to the core, a result of the aftermath of colonial­ism, and the failures of the new regime. A dream deferred… The exhibition The Beautyful Ones takes as its starting point Armah’s utopian lament for a better Africa, and the ongoing problematics of the repres... [more]

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Andrew Gilbert at Ten Haaf Projects May 9th, 2009 - June 27th, 2009
Posted 5/19/09

    Andrew Gilbert's uncanny and visually expressive portrayal of the Anglo-Zulu war audaciously challenges the observer to examine colonialism, conflict, and cultural divide from a refreshingly new perspective.  The exhibit features a life-size installation of four British soldiers combined with Zulu tribe masks and weapons, and an assortment of paintings which convey powerful, deeply concentrated images of the Anglo Zulu war of 1879. An unadulterated and chaotic sense of instability underlies... [more]

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