apexart :: Spaza :: Katharina Rohde
Just do it! Creative strategies of survival
curated by: Katharina Rohde

On view in Alexandra/Johannesburg, South Africa
February 4 - March 3, 2012
Workshops & Happenings Schedule Back to exhibition page

February 4: 12 pm
exhibition opening, 12 pm

February 11: PLAY 12-4 pm
Following the idea of traditional games that are played in and around Spaza shops and are slowly disappearing, Buhlebezwe Siwani will be hosting a workshop for the community developing games to be implemented in the street. Come & play!
Claire Rousell's Bansela Free Shops will be open during PLAY time!

February 18
9:00- 12:00 walking tour* with local tour guide Harry in Alex!
12:00- 16:00 Workshop run by artist Buhlebezwe Siwani (PLAY) & Claire Rousell (Basela Free Shop)
Claire Rousell will host her Bansela Free Shops and invites the community as well as the greater audience to engage bring an item to exchange.

SPECIAL: Hand made journal workshop run by artist & traditional healer Phumzile Nkosi Phumzile Nkosi will be making hand made journals using fabrics & board that she finds on the Bansela Free Shop. Through the workshop she hopes to show that anyone can have a book, diary or journal without having to buy it, but through the creativity of your own hands.

February 25
9:00- 12:00 walking tour* with local tour guide Harry in Alex!
12:00- 16:00 Skills Workshop run by artists Keabetswe & Reatile Mokwena and Sipho Charles Gwala

March 3: 12 pm
exhibition closing — Reflection & Discussion

* Please note! Every Saturday (except opening and closing), tours through Alexandra are offered for 200Rand/person. Tours will start at 9:00 and end at the exhibition site for visitors to see and learn more about Alex and join Just Do it! activities. If you are interested in a tour, contact me@katharina-rohde.com.