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MAJAK BREDELL: THE NEW YORK YEARS 1981-2003

Opening: 6 March 2020 at 19:00 - 25 March 2020

An introduction to the work.

When Majak Bredell emigrated to New York in 1981 with her husband and two young children she embarked on a journey that would lead her from the confines of a traditional marriage on to the riches this world-city had to offer the searching artist. The Association of Arts, Pretoria in conjunction with the Pretoria Art Museum will be mounting an extensive retrospective exhibition, MAJAK BREDELL: THE NEW YORK YEAR 1981-2003 curated by Prof. Elfriede Dreyer. The works on show at both the venues cover a period of 22 years that follow the trajectory of the artist’s initial confrontations with issues of belonging and dis-belonging as the chasm between her mother country and her adopted home were mediated in both image and poetry. Several artist’s books with images and bilingual poems resulted from this.

Participating: Majak Bredell

VENUE:

ASSOCIATION OF ARTS PRETORIA
Address: 173 Mackie Str, Nieuw Muckleneuk
Tel: 012 346 3100 / 3110 || Cell: 083 288 5117
Gallery Hours: Tue to Fri 09:00 - 18:00. Sat 09:00 - 13:00.




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