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Emerging talent brush up on the business side of art <span><p>The exhibition started on Monday 22 April and runs until 3 May.</p><p>Twenty artists participated in the capacity building training programme that focused on business and professional development, as well as career strategies.</p><p>The final step is the collaborative group exhibition, which offers an opportunity for practical application of the concepts learnt during the programme, and networking opportunities.<br></p> <figure class="subtopic-fullsize-img"> <img src="" class="responsive" alt="" style="width:946px;" /> </figure></span><span><p>This year's theme is Abantu Abasha which means 'a new generation', and inspired artists to explore the meaning and perception of self-reflection through their art form. </p><p>Curated by Richard Kilpert and Devon Anderson in collaboration with the participating artists, it showcases a collective effort in bringing forward diverse perspectives and artistic expressions.</p><p>'Art is a wonderful medium to express talent, but also to comment on social issues. The programme also allows for networking between artists and creates opportunities to develop skills and explore different genres. We are proud to see so much enthusiasm and the level of expressive freedom. We would like to thank those artists who participated in the programme and wish them luck with their careers,' said Mayoral Committee Member for Community Services and Health, Councillor Patricia van der Ross. <br></p> <figure class="subtopic-fullsize-img"> <img src="" class="responsive" alt="" style="width:1778px;" /> </figure>​​</span><p>The exhibition is being hosted at The Lab, 14 Clyde Street, Woodstock. Opening hours are Monday to Friday from 10:00 – 15:00 and Saturday from 10:00 - 14:00. The exhibition is closed on Sunday. </p><p>Visiting the exhibition is by appointment only. For more information or to book please phone 068 241 4526 or send an email to <a href="" target="_blank"></a></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>End</strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><br></p>2024-04-23T22:00:00ZGP0|#1d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70;L0|#01d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70|City news;GTSet|#62efe227-07aa-45e7-944c-ceebacca891dGP0|#3bb53135-5e78-48a1-ad0f-1e150bcbc418;L0|#03bb53135-5e78-48a1-ad0f-1e150bcbc418|ART;GTSet|#2e3de6c1-9951-4747-8f53-470629a399bb;GP0|#ae1fa221-de0c-4c5c-936d-f115ea4f2760;L0|#0ae1fa221-de0c-4c5c-936d-f115ea4f2760|exhibitions10

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