This short documentary shows artist, curator, filmmaker and musician Murray Turpin, curating and installing( with the assistance of Frederick Clarke and Noka Kikulu) the first exhibition that featured 17 prominent and immerging South African artists(painters).
"Satellite Spaces /// The Untitled Gallery, is a unique series of exhibitions designed to highlight the revival of contemporary arts and culture in the Johannesburg CBD. The untitled gallery is a satellite gallery that utilizes a different redeveloped location and a different medium for each individual show. A movement created by artist’s for artists, a natural and needed evolution of the "white cube" exhibition AND space. Celebrating the inner city’s rejuvenation, and at the same time, creating a platform where all mediums of contemporary artistic expression can be showcased in some of our city's most interesting urban spaces.
The untitled gallery will be showcasing many of our countries top artists, from photographers to painters and digital designers, and a variety of other mediums.( - lo brow - high brow - no brow -)This project will also feature a host of emerging talent from around the country, giving our young artists the opportunity to be part of a full scale gallery exhibition. As well as the opportunity to exhibit their work along with some of the most established local artists of their generation.
The first exhibition in this series, THE PAINTERS SHOW. Opened at Main Street Life - "OURSPACE", on Saturday the 27th of August . Many Thanks to those that attended and thanks too, to those that will attend in the future.
Curated and Directed by MJ Turpin
Managed and Promoted by Noka Kikulu
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