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WHATIFTHEWORLD is proud to present Qwitha by Lungiswa Gqunta. As the inaugural exhibition in our new custom designed space, Gqunta’s presentation is the first to activate the gallery’s new curatorial vision for mounting ambitious solo projects and multi-disciplinary installation.

Press Release

The foundation on which Lungiswa Gqunta builds her new body of work is fractured with the cracks that rupture the underlying structure of South African society. Rather than build upon this unsound terrain, Gqunta pieces together the fragments of her lived experiences, those of her community’s collective memories, and distills them to their most essential materials; reconstructing the …

The foundation on which Lungiswa Gqunta builds her new body of work is fractured with the cracks that rupture the underlying structure of South African society. Rather than build upon this unsound terrain, Gqunta pieces together the fragments of her lived experiences, those of her community’s collective memories, and distills them to their most essential materials; reconstructing the sociopolitical landscape. In continuation of themes expressed in her previous body of work, Poolside Conversations (2017), Gqunta highlights aspects of suburban excess, symbolically represented by the swimming …

Location

16 Buiten Street
Cape Town, Western Cape, ZA
Monday, Sunday, Closed
Tuesday–Friday, 9:30am–5pm
Saturday, 9:30am–2pm