2016 FNB JoburgArtFair Daily Update

The FNB JoburgArtFair opened to the public yesterday with the largest number of visitors to date. The Fair has hosted local and international media, artists, collectors, school groups and esteemed curators from around the world. Our TEDxJohannesburg Salon was a roaring success with special and memorable talks and performances by all 12 speakers.

Today and tomorrow at the Fair is jam packed with artist walkabouts, performances and book launches.

Below is the list of events that are not to be missed:


Saturday 10 September

11:00 Walkabout Kevin Atkinson: From the Material to the Spiritual by Hayden Proud.

12:00 Walkabout Santu Mofokeng’s Soweto exhibition.

13:00 Walkabout Renowned Mozambican photographer, Mário Macilau in conversation with Paula Nascimento

14:30 Walkabout Master Printer Jillian Ross presents her latest collaboration with William Kentridge.

15:00 Walkabout Ugandan artist, Sanaa Gateja.

15:30 Book signing The Joyner/Giuffrida Collection of Abstract Art is widely recognised as one of the most significant collections of modern and contemporary work by African and African Diasporan artists.

16:00 Performance Du Preez/Gui.

16:30 Walkabout The Nest Collective presents Black Fantasia and They Sent You.



Sunday 11 September

10:30 Book signing Renowned photo journalist, Peter Magubane presents his latest book, June 16: 40th Anniversary Edition.

11:30 Walkabout Clive van den Berg discusses his monumental sculpture A Pile of Stones: The Unmourned as a reflection on the appalling killings in Orlando earlier this year.

12:00 Book signing presented by Steidl + MAKER.

12:30 Walkabout Kevin Atkinson: A Guided Tour by Hayden Proud.

13:30 Walkabout Gallery MOMO in association with DALRO.

14:00 Walkabout Andrzej Urbanski.

14:30 Book signing Greg Tate signs his new book, Flyboy 2: The Greg Tate Reader.

15:30 Walkabout Ugandan curator, Daudi Karungi presents The Kampala Art Biennale 2016

15:45 Book signing South African gallerist Linda Givon signs new catalogue printed on the ocassion of Off the Wall: An 80th Celebration with Linda Givon currently on at WAM.

16:00 Walkabout Grace Cross provides insight into her solo exhibition, Cave Canem.



“Truth, or some other abstraction” curated by Dr. Zoe Whitely
A message from 2017 Special Projects Curator Dr. Zoe Whitley on her curated exhibition at this year's FNB JoburgArtFair.
2017 Special Projects Curator: Dr. Zoe Whitely
FNB JoburgArtFair is delighted to announce Dr. Zoe Whitely as the 2017 Guest Curator of Special Projects. Whitley will direct special programming for the 10th anniversary edition 7-10 September, 2017.
Announcing 2017 Featured Artist Robin Rhode
FNB JoburgArtFair is delighted to announce Robin Rhode as the 2017 Featured Artist. Rhode was born in 1976 in Cape Town and currently lives and works in Berlin.