Stellenbosch Triennale 202012/02/2020 - 30/04/2020
“Tomorrow there will be more of us”
The inaugural Stellenbosch Triennale 2020 takes place 11 February – 30 April in various locations across Stellenbosch, draws in the continent’s important curators to present programmes interlocking with and at many levels of artistic achievement. The event brings together the finest contemporary art from Africa for the world. See the full programme for more on the Stellenbosch Triennale 2020, and click here to download the programme and map for this unique event.
The Chief Curator Khanyisile Mbongwa declared: “We are starting here, from the place that has seen us bloom and perish. We start in the South, the corner, and from here we will expand. We start here with and without, displaced and disposed – we look towards the horizon and we see Tomorrow There Will Be More Of Us. As direct extensions of history, we are remembering – through the ancestral awakening – that exhumes the ancient on a global level. We experience our imagination as a sharpened tool in our state of becoming. (…) The remembering, is the act of tracing memory. The ancestral, is the act of cultural recovery, the inheritance and familial. The spiritual, is the act of connecting and positioning of oneself through soulful alignment. The imagination, is the act of forming new ideas and concepts not present to the senses. The becoming, is the act of enabling radicalized desire thus creating new individuations and affections. And as Gloria Anzaldía reminds us, “nothing happens in the real world unless it happens in the image of our heads”.
Please visit the website of the Stellenbosch Triennale to read the full program here.