Maid of Africa is well known for it’s quirky charm of distinctly modern and rural African narrative .
from 17 Feb to 13 March 2018
CHRIS JOHNSTON: Favourites 2005 - 2018 Opening 12 June @18:00 A selection of the artist's ' favourite landscapes, portraits, iconic wildlife and conceptual work. Says Johnston: “This is not a cohesive retrospective; rather it is a more loosely organized selection of some of my favorite images through time. The world has been a pretty dark place these last few years and this darkness has been prevalent in much of my recent work. For this exhibition I wanted to reconnect with images that made people laugh rather than cringe, images that trigger a pleasant emotional reaction rather than requiring deep thought on deep subjects. Although there will be a few that touch on deeply troubling events, but do so in a light hearted way, in no way to minimize them but to focus on their absurdity, a bit of gallows humor if you will.” ... See more