A particularly large audience from the canton, Périgueux and Bordeaux, made the trip to Excideuil for the opening of “CONNECTING AFRICA” at the Castle. It must be said that the quality of the works justifies this enthusiasm. The four exhibition halls have allowed fans to discover the diversity of creations made by artists from Zimbabwe […]
CONNECTING AFRICA au Chateau d’Excideuil A big thank you to Shayne Guard Girardin on a fantastic opening last night. Connecting Africa which features several artists from Africa and its diaspora opened last night at Chateau d’Excideuil. The familiar smell of boerewors in the South of France warmed many hearts as a reminder of Southern Africa and to others home. […]
Bonjour à vous tous, les artistes d’Afrique australe sont de retour ! C’est avec un très grand plaisir que nous avons accepté l’invitation de l’Association Excit’oeil d’exposer au Château d’Excideuil du 6 au 27 juin. Nous espérons vous voir tous au vernissage le vendredi 9 juin 2017 à 18h30 en présence de plusieurs des artistes.
Written by Pierre Lombart SAFFCA and AFSACSA have decided to continue their effort of reciprocity with the art scene of the region. They have therefore incorporated in this season’s exhibition two artists from the Aquitaine. “Totem” by Christian Carbonnière. 1995 – 2017 Around 150 000 BC Homo Sapiens developed in the South-Eastern part of Africa […]
Last week, SAFFCA was pleased to receive for an informal gathering Monica van Hinte from Holland, Maloup Bory and Clement from Cargo 209, Guy Lenoir from MC2a and Jonathan Hindson both from Bordeaux. The meeting at AFSACSA was following a simple lunch at Pierre’s house where Clement’s residency in Knysna and the SAFFCA exhibition in […]
“I went to see Jonathan Hindson’s ‘Home’ at Gallery MOMO and naturally, Toni Morrison’s novel of the same title sprang to mind, especially its epigraph: ‘whose house is this?’ For the book’s protagonist, Frank Money, home – far from being a kind of permanence or belonging – becomes a site on which to contest the […]
New work from Jonathan Hindson has entered the collection. Here are a few words from the artist: … For a first visit to Constitution Hill, the weather was perfect; cold, damp and very misty. I could hardly see the buildings around me, the Post Office Tower was completely lost in the mist. If I understand correctly, […]