Laurent Valera and Dalila Dalléas Bouzar

Left image: Laurent Valera, War and peace, Day zero series, tap in a book, 2018 Right Image: Dalila Dalléas Bouzar, Selfportrait, 50×40 cm, oil on canvas, 2018

Please join us on
22nd of March
at 18:00 

17 Lower Park Drive – Parview


Laurent Valera

Workshops with kids in SKY Soweto Kliptown Youth :

Before coming to South Africa in Johannesburg I met in Bordeaux two architects, Nicolas Hubrecht and Christophe Hutin. Both have forged strong ties with Kliptown in Soweto where they have been carrying out projects for many years. It was they who sent me the contacts of the Soweto Kliptown Youth Orphanage (SKY).

I contacted Bob Nameng the director of SKY. I met him and his whole team to organize workshops with the children…Click to find out more


Dalila Dalléas Bouzar

Omar Project 2018
The self-portrait

During this residency, I realized a triptych Forgive me which is the result of work begun in France under the project name Omar in 2018.Conceptually this project seemed to match the challenges of this complex and its particular context.

Omar 2018 project is a reflection on the representation in the history of classical art. Representations that are the foundation of the dominant Western culture and continue to influence our relationship to others and the world…Click to find out more

We thank The Project Space in Johannesburg for hosting Valera and Bouzar in association with SAFFCA

We thank AXON Properties  and Entabeni Farm in Knysna for hosting the second leg of Valera and Bouzar residency in association with SAFFCA

We thank AFSACSA for their constant support and assistance

Finally, we thank IFAS , Alliance Française  and ville de Bordeaux for their truly appreciated support