As the first international art fair on the continent, the FNB JoburgArtFair plays a pivotal role in supporting the contemporary arts landscape in Africa. The Fair provides a space for leading artists, galleries, collectors, writers, thinkers and art lovers to congregate
Cape Town-born artist and activist Haroon Gunn-Salie has been announced as the 2018 recipient of the highly coveted FNB Art Prize at the media launch of the 11th installment of the FNB JoburgArtFair.
“It is with awe and pride that we enter our second decade as the FNB JoburgArtFair. To be given an opportunity to showcase the rise of African contemporary art to an international audience has been an honour and each year we can feel the critical mass grow.”
Mandla Sibeko, FNB JoburgArtFair Director
“I’m thrilled to be selected as this year’s featured artist for the FNB JoburgArtFair. It is a great honour and I’m proud to be in the company of the other artists chosen before me. Sincere thanks to FNB, Artlogic and my gallery, blank projects, for their support.”