In Conversation with Sarah Jayne Fell - Curator and Founder of Anon Pop Up Gallery

ANON. A debut group exhibition new pop-up gallery concept by the founder, curator and artist Sarah Jayne Fell that exhibited 35 South African artists. Inspired by Virginia Woolf's famous quote, "For most of history, Anonymous was a woman," the work on this exhibition has been curated around ideas of female creative expression and gender equality.
ANON. is about giving a voice to the voiceless, a name to the unnamed. It's about expressing female identity in all its complexity, having a conversation around female artistic expression as well as how women are represented in art, encouraging creativity in women, and prompting dialogue around gender – whether it be gender identity or fluidity, breaking stereotypes or reinforcing gender roles. All opinions have their place. The work selected for the show all speaks to some aspect of this and in the diversity, variety and incredible openness and vulnerability. Opening was on Thursday 21 Feb, at Pop Up Place in Observatory, Cape Town.

A special thank you to the 35 artists who made the show possible, and to Werner Properties (Pop Up Place), ORMS and MAN Family Wines for sponsoring the event. Instagram @anonpopup
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20 Oct 2019 English Explicit South Africa Arts · Arts

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