Imaging South Africa at VCU’s Anderson Gallery

by | Aug 6, 2010 | ART

Do you like records? How about records 6 feet tall? A hipster’s wet dream?

If you have never seen one before, the Anderson Gallery can help you knock on off your bucket list with the upcoming Imaging South Africa: Collection Project. VCUarts professor Siemon Allen has giant records, postage stamps, thousands of newspaper clippings from his homeland of South Africa collected over a 10 year period. Taken as a whole they help explain the complexities of his South African identity. On view from August 27th through October 31 the exhibit will hold its opening reception on Friday, August 27 from 6-9 with a related VMFA exhibition Darkroom: Photography and New Media in South Africa Since 1950 going on the same night at the Visual Arts Center. That night a shuttle will be provided between the 2 exhibits so you don’t have to miss anything.

More information can be found at www.vcu.edu/arts/gallery.

VCU Anderson Gallery, which is located at 907 1/2 W Franklin St, is free and open to the public.
Fall gallery hours are Tuesday-Friday, 10-5 and Saturday & Sunday, noon-5.

Do you like records? How about records 6 feet tall? A hipster’s wet dream?

If you have never seen one before, the Anderson Gallery can help you knock on off your bucket list with the upcoming Imaging South Africa: Collection Project. VCUarts professor Siemon Allen has giant records, postage stamps, thousands of newspaper clippings from his homeland of South Africa collected over a 10 year period. Taken as a whole they help explain the complexities of his South African identity. On view from August 27th through October 31 the exhibit will hold its opening reception on Friday, August 27 from 6-9 with a related VMFA exhibition Darkroom: Photography and New Media in South Africa Since 1950 going on the same night at the Visual Arts Center. That night a shuttle will be provided between the 2 exhibits so you don’t have to miss anything.

More information can be found at www.vcu.edu/arts/gallery.

VCU Anderson Gallery, which is located at 907 1/2 W Franklin St, is free and open to the public.
Fall gallery hours are Tuesday-Friday, 10-5 and Saturday & Sunday, noon-5.

R. Anthony Harris

R. Anthony Harris

I created Richmond, Virginia’s culture publication RVA Magazine and brought the first Richmond Mural Project to town. Designed the first brand for the Richmond’s First Fridays Artwalk and promoted the citywide “RVA” brand before the city adopted it as the official moniker. I threw a bunch of parties. Printed a lot of magazines. Met so many fantastic people in the process. Professional work: www.majormajor.me




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