Impressions of Rorke’s Drift
The Jumuna Collection
Curated by Thembinkosi Goniwe
The Jumuna Collection holds a remarkable collection of artworks most of which are graphic prints that were created at the Evangelical Lutheran Art and Craft Centre in Dundee during the 1960's and 1970's.
Better known as Rorke's Drift, the centre is one of the few establishments that offered art training to black artists during the years of Apartheid.
Rorke's Drift was an enabling art home for some of South Africa's most respected and celebrated black artists who in turn have made significant contributions to the history of South African art.
The exhibition, Impressions of Rorke's Drift, features prints made by some of these black artists, prints that are testimony to ideas, feelings, experiences and aspirations of their makers.
They are traces and expressions that recall the socio-political conditions under which they were made, yet are also individual and collective narratives and statements that, in their reflective and creative impressions remain significant to date.
Impressions of Rorke’s Drift is currently touring nationally to the following venues:
|Durban||Durban Art GAllery||20th September 2013 - 14th February 2014|
|Johannesburg||museum africa||10th March 2014 - 25th May 2014|
|cape town||iziko - south african national gallery||23rd July 2014 - 2nd November 2014|