ART MEETS CAMERA AT GRID PHOTO BIENNIAL
17 Feb - 15 March 2015 at The Castle of Good Hope
CULPRITS OF CONSTRUCTION
Exhibition of new work by Jake Singer, Sethembile Msezane, Alice Gauntlett, Marcus Viljoen, Gaelen Pinnock and Maryke Van Rensburg. Exploring GRID's theme 'Constructions', Art Meets Camera works are divided into 4 stages:
Alice Gauntlett and Marcus Viljoen in Block B - ceremonial room, now offices.
Gaelen Pinnock and Jake Singer in Secunde's House - Residential area (for 2nd in command) of the castle that also came housed ammunition.
Maryke Van Rensburg in the Arsenal (outside the main entrance of the Castle) - The arsenal was used to store weapons and ammunition.
Performance by Sethembile Msezane communicating the unsettled history of Krotoa - a Khoi leader who served as an interpreter for the Dutch. Krotoa was buried on Robben Island but her body was exhumed and buried at the Castle.