Exhibition organized by Undiscovered Canvas from November 9 to December 17, 2017 at the gallery Mekanova, 16 Halles street, 06400 Cannes (Forville), tél : 06.44.35.59.16, e - mail : @mekanova.com
Nomaza Nongqunga Coupez and Undiscovered Canvas propose to discover the South - African contemporary art towards the watch of four artists : Toni Bico, Thokozani Mthiyane, Juanita Frier and Giggs Nkole. These four artists give a huge importance to experience and identity towards spirituality, music and painting. They don't hesitate to integrate objects inside their paintings and like Thokozani Mthiyane does give them mystic and mystical qualities. The visitors can see also the fluidity of their painting who oscillates between abstraction and figurative movement.
Toni Bico, Thokozani Mthiyane, Juanita Frier and Giggs Nkole consider the art as a kind of therapy. Art helps Toni Bico fo communicating with other people.Thokozani Mthiyane prefers using art for travelling in a physical or spiritual way towards the cultures all over the world. Juanita Frier uses art for political reasons becasuse she wants to denounce the consumption and the consumerism inside our modern societies and the cult given to objects we don't really need. Giggs Nkole prefers to speaks about broken dreams and promises.