142 Jan Smuts Ave, Parkwood, Johannesburg, 2193
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Visit Body Parts to see Stephen Hobbs’ artistic investigation of the body and mind in a state of rebuilding. Hobbs explores themes of recovery, renovation, materiality and mortality through repurposed prints, mixed-media sculptures, video and installation.
Building on his usual themes and with the forced introspection that his many medical interventions have brought him, Hobbs has developed a new collection of works for his solo show Body Parts at David Krut Projects in Parkwood. Body Parts is produced in conversation with his debut theatre piece Height Weight Age a performative artist’s talk, which works through his interests in urban space and architecture, conflict and contradiction, decay and reconstruction, optical tactics and deception; examining the intersection of body, building, theatre and war.
Body Parts is as much a play on the notion of performance extras’ in the form of artworks as it is revelry in materiality and mark making: reflective of ‘bad’ psychology in ‘bad’ social, political and built conditions. The exhibition will comprise of repurposed prints and sculpture, mixed-reality media, video and installation, incorporating an artist’s talk linking the artworks at the gallery to the broader process and creative intentions behind his performance Height, Weight and Age.
Hobbs acknowledges Emil Lars, Eden Labs Africa, Red Apple 3D, Paul Setate, and The Trinity Session.
The exhibition runs until Saturday 31 August 2019
Corner of Bertha & Jorissen Streets
Cnr Bertha and Stiemens
142A Jan Smuts Avenue
163 Jan Smuts Avenue
155 Jan Smuts Avenue
Cnr Melle and De Korte Streets
Corner of Juta of De Beer Streets
10 De Beer Street
2 Bolton Road