Curated by Miné Kleynhans and Teboho Mokhothu
Date: Virtual exhibition launch 4 October 2021
“far from being a transparent window into the data inside a computer, the interface brings with it strong messages of its own. what kind?”
Virtual artworks and online art viewing have been prevalent for some time, yet the situation surrounding Covid-19 escalated a very rapid migration into the virtual space. We experience art through gallery websites, virtual exhibitions, online art fairs, and social media. The exhibition Interface brings together a selection of artists that grapple with the concept of “interfacing” as a meeting place between technology and users, art and audiences – or arguably, in some understandings, an absence of “meeting”.
The exhibition will be showcased on a dedicated web domain followed by a physical exhibition in 2022 and interrogate the exchange and contradiction between these spaces that are “inter”.