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Vernissage: Deichtorhallen - William Kentridge

Hosted by the Consul of the Hamburg Out & About Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Thu 22 Oct 19:00 - 22:00

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dear folks,
I invite you to the free vernissage and opening of the exhibition to Kentridges' oeuvre.

The work of the Southe African artist, filmmaker, and theater and opera director William Kentridge (* Protected content Johannesburg) will be presented in a major exhibition at the Deichtorhallen Hamburg from 23 October Protected content 18 April Protected content . The exhibition was conceived and organized by the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) in collaboration with William Kentridge. Kentridge deals with topics such as social injustice, the history of South Africa, colonialism, family, refuge, and displacement in a wide variety of media. However, his artistic practice always begins with drawing, which is the main medium and focus of the exhibition.

William Kentridge is one of the world’s most important contemporary visual artists and has also made a name for himself internationally as a theater and opera director. Having grown up as a child of parents who fought apartheid in South Africa, world politics is part of Kentridge’s own biography and oeuvre.

[Deutsch:]
Das Werk des südafrikanischen Künstlers, Filmemachers, Theater- und Opernregisseurs William Kentridge (* Protected content Johannesburg) ist mit einer groß angelegten Ausstellung in den Deichtorhallen Hamburg zu sehen. Diese wurde vom Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) in Zusammenarbeit mit William Kentridge konzipiert und organisiert. Kentridge verarbeitet Themen wie sozi.....