a decade of the fnb j obur­gart­fair

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See how the Fair has de­vel­oped over the past 10 years – and re­mem­ber some of the spe­cial projects, themes and win­ners

2008 The FNB JoburgArtFair be­gan, with guest cu­ra­tor Si­mon Njami pre­sent­ing As You

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Gal­leries: 22 Coun­tries in­volved: 7 Fea­tured artist: Robin Rhode 2009 Fea­tured artist Jane Alexan­der presents her 2006 São Paulo Bi­en­nale in­stal­la­tion


Gal­leries: 22 Coun­tries in­volved: 7 2010 Spe­cial de­vel­op­ment project ex­hib­ited at the FNB JoburgArtFair high­lights screen­ing sta­tions for stu­dent video and an­i­ma­tion artists. Gal­leries: 23 Coun­tries in­volved: 8 Fea­tured artist: Siemon Allen 2011 In­au­gu­ral edi­tion of the FNB Art Prize is launched. Gal­leries: 23 Coun­tries in­volved: 8 FNB Art Prize: Cedric Nunn

2012 Launch of spe­cial project France-South

Africa Sea­sons with In­sti­tut Français and AICA France. Gal­leries: 24 Coun­tries in­volved: 8 Fea­tured artist: Deb­o­rah Poyn­ton FNB Art Prize: Kudzanai Chi­u­rai

2013 Cel­e­brat­ing David Gold­blatt’s pho­tog­ra­phy ca­reer, pro­gram­ming fo­cuses on pho­tog­ra­phy. Gal­leries: 34 Coun­tries in­volved: 8 Fea­tured artist: David Gold­blatt FNB Art Prize: Nelisiwe Xaba and Mocke J van Veuren 2014 Spe­cial project Di­a­logues with Masters, cu­rated by Them­binkosi Goniwe, in­vites contemporary artists to re­spond to iconic South African cre­ators. Gal­leries: 36 Coun­tries in­volved: 8 FNB Art Prize: Por­tia Zvava­hera 2015 A per­for­mance-art fo­cus brings a the­atre in­stal­la­tion to the Fair. Gal­leries: 40 Coun­tries: 8 Fea­tured artist: Candice Bre­itz FNB Art Prize: Turiya Ma­gadlela 2016 A part­ner­ship with TEDx re­sults in the first TEDx Johannesburg Salon: Art For Africa. Gal­leries: 63 Coun­tries in­volved: 11 Fea­tured artist: Wangechi Mutu FNB Art Prize: Nolan Oswald Den­nis 2017 Dr Zoe Whit­ley is spe­cial projects guest cu­ra­tor. Fea­tured artist: Robin Rhode Coun­tries in­volved in the past 10 years in­clude An­gola, Ethiopia, France, Ger­many, Ghana, Kenya, Mozam­bique, Nigeria, SA, Spain, Switzer­land, the UK, US and Zim­babwe. FNB Art Prize: Peju Ala­tise

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