Post Media Release
29 January 2018
For Immediate Release
Annual TUT B-Tech Exhibition Launched at Freedom Park // hapo Museum
The Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) Department of Fine and Applied Arts launched an exhibition on Saturday 27 January 2018 at Freedom Park’s //hapo museum’s temporal exhibition space. Academics, students, parents, guests and delegates from other institutions attended the launch. The exhibition consists of select work by Fine Art, Jewelry Design and Manufacture and Textile Design and Technology students.
Sipho Mdanda Freedom Park Curator delivered a welcome address in which he expressed warm words of gratitude’s pertaining the cordial working relationship between the two institutions. In her opening remarks, Professor Ingrid Stevens said” Looking at this variety, are there any trends that emerge? There is the appearance of pattern in a number of works, there are work that explore some or other cultural heritage, there is work both futuristic and natural. Overall the works communicate different experience of artist with a personal vision, about lives in South Africa”.
“The exhibition is a culmination of four years of focused and specialized training, wherein the students display their repertoire of expertise obtained in the period of four years of studies”, said Pfunzo Sidogi, lecturer in the Department of Fine and Applied Arts. The exhibition is curated by Kgaugelo Mashilo. It is open to the public and will run until the 16 February 2018.
Details of the Exhibition:
Date: 27 January- 16 February 2018
Time: 8h00-16h30 Sunday – Monday
Venue: Freedom Park, Pretoria
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