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YEBO! ART TO HOST ‘JUST NOW’ AT MTN BUSHFIRE

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MBABANE – Yebo Contemporary Art Gallery’s 30 second exhibition titled ‘Just Now!’ and curated by Aleta Armstrong and Khulekani Msweli is expected to open on Friday May 27, at the MTN BUSHFIRE Festival.


The exhibition is titled:  ‘Just Now!’  ‘Neither here nor there but getting somewhere...communication from artists exploring current issues.’
The exhibition will feature work by 25 artists. The artists from Swaziland are Mesuli Mamba, Mbongeni Dlamini, Dane Armstrong, Tony Marshak, Karin Claesson, Thabo Lukhele, Jiggs Thorne, Noah Mdluli, Helen Moir, Fela Dlamini, Aleta Armstrong, Alina Xu, Seni Mdluli, Hannah Johnson, David Cranko, Pete Armstrong, Glenda Stephens, Thabani Maseko and Khulekani Msweli.


The six other artists are Ileana Blazquez from Canada, Ilona Petzer, Kato Nevelin and Maria Pienaar from South Africa, Celma Costa from Mozambique and David Johnson from the United Kingdom.


Yebo Director and Curator Aleta Armstrong expressing her views on the upcoming exhibition said, “We love having the opportunity to exhibit at the MTN BUSHFIRE Festival, such an amazing creative atmosphere with 25 000 visitors and performing artists from all around the world over the weekend.


We are also very excited at having artists from outside of Swaziland join us in this exhibition. We will be at the exhibition all weekend and are looking forward to meeting everybody and hope visitors find the exhibition featuring 55 different works an amazing, thought provoking experience.”


The exhibition will feature diverse range of work with each artist exploring their own version of the ‘Just Now’ theme in mediums such as sculpture, photographs, paintings, collages and sketches.

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