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2 June 2021 - 2 July 2021

THK Gallery is proud to announce Hutsanana, an online presentation by Pardon Mapondera.
Mapondera's practice centres around the concept of Hutsanana, a Zezuru word that describes a holistic soundness of being through the idea of cleanliness or hygiene. In particular, how the concept of Hutsanana, from its original meaning of a bodily and spiritual purity, has been stripped of its spiritual connotations to reflect instead the Western concept of hygiene.
The post-colonial domestic space is a fertile context in which to explore some of these dynamic and shifting ideas and themes, which continue the transgenerational conversations around morality and cleanliness. By using basic domestic materials like cleaning rags and dish towels, he uses the concepts of hygiene and cleanliness as signifiers for the larger moral and spiritual crisis of our time.

Participating: Pardon Mapondera

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Address: 52 Waterkant Street, Cape Town
Tuesday - Friday 10:00 - 18:00. Saturday 10:00 - 15:00.


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Participating: Various artists

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