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Newtown Art Walk

Meet the artists

Photographer Mongezi Gongo joined art curator and gallery owner Zama Phakathi on her latest walk around the art galleries and studios of Newtown. See the highlights of the journey into the art world of Jozi, and be sure to join the next walk, happening on the 27th of February.

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Meeting the artist at Bag Factory Studios

Joburg-based art curator Zama Phakathi runs a mobile art gallery Stop Sign. Zama is a great supporter of emerging African artists, hence the choice of the gallery's latest location — Newtown. The precinct is becoming Joburg's new creative epicenter, with new galleries and studios opening every month. Specially for Gummie, Zama agreed to take a small group of people on a three-hour-long walk around the neighborhood and visit the artists in their creative spaces for exclusive viewings of the works in progress. 

Don't miss out and book your space for the next Newtown Art walk on Saturday, February the 27th. Click on the following link for booking details: http://gummie.co.za/johannesburg/tours/47-art-walk-zama-phakathi

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The walk starts by the Market Theatre

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A photo op!

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The exhibition at Market Photo Workshop

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Walkabout with a curator at Market Photo Workshop

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Walkabout of the Artist Proof Studio

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Learning about the creative process from the artist herself

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Meeting the artists

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Behind the scenes of creative process

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In the artist's studio

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In the artist's studio at Bag Factory

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Graffiti of Joburg

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Creative spaces of Assemblage

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Last stop — Work Shop New Town, and meeting the designers
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Author Gummie
Date 18 February 2016

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