Goodman Gallery opened its virtual doors across their locations in South Africa and the United Kingdom to bring you enhanced digital programming replete with enriched experiences of gallery exhibitions, weekly bespoke online viewing rooms, Instagram LIVE takeovers and an online film festival.
First, Goodman Gallery invites you to explore their new digital platform, where they are launching two exhibitions curated for dynamic online viewing:
A Golden Spike takes its cue from the powerful knock-on effect of reduced travel emissions on the environment while over a quarter of the world population lives in lockdown. The exhibition challenges the idea that nature can be taken for granted and treated as a mere backdrop to our lives. It features important work by the 2020 Hasselblad Prize winner Alfredo Jaar alongside award-winning artist Kapwani Kiwanga and emerging talents Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum, Tabita Rezaire and Nolan Oswald Dennis, among others.
to view the exhibition.
An exhibition of key works by David Goldblatt to mark the re-release of his renowned book Some Afrikaners Photographed, published by Steidl in 1975.
From Johannesburg - a virtual 3D experience of the highly anticipated group exhibition How to Disappear, with African debuts from JaTovia Gary and Kahlil Joseph. Goodman Gallery invites you to explore in 3D the Joburg gallery space with a curator-led tour and audio clips from participating artists.
for the virtual tour.
From Cape Town - Goodman Gallery invites you to view Carrie Mae Weemss exhibition of works spanning her illustrious career for an enhanced online viewing room experience.
to visit Weems's expanded exhibition online.
From London - Shirin Neshats first London exhibition in 20 years goes global with an enhanced online viewing room, replete with behind-the-scenes footage from New Mexico where Neshat photographed 111 Americans and filmed her latest video installations.
for a multimedia experience of Neshat's exhibition online.
Online Film Festival - As recently announced in The Telegraph, Goodman Gallery is planning 'what promises to be a mouth-watering season of dramatic films by the US-based Iranian artist Shirin Neshat in an online film festival to be launched this month. Watch this space.
Introducing #LockdownLIVE - coming to you live from Goodman Gallery's Instagram with studio visits and other bespoke activities from the gallery's artists living in lockdown around the world. Last week, Goodman Gallery kicked off with South African artist Mikhael Subotzky from his makeshift home studio.