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  • Three Bones | AI & The Urban

    A Research Retreat inviting interdisciplinary work and collaboration.

    27 Mar–27 Apr 2024

    Residency
  • Tau Tavengwa and Edgar Pieterse | The Box

    Tau Tavenga and Edgar Pieterse consolidate the contents and prototype the form of The Box.

    5–20 Dec 2023

    Residency
  • Michael Tymbios

    Michael Tymbios unpacks a scientific archive of tree photography, in parallel with images of trees selected from his own photographic practice.

    27 Nov–11 Dec 2023

    Residency
  • Black Plastic

    Larry Hamburger works with A4’s designers and writers to make a pamphlet of his ‘Black Plastic’ archive including commissioned texts.

    2–31 Oct 2023

    Residency
  • Laura Pannack

    Laura Pannack photographs teens and youths from across Cape Town’s communities.

    20 Sep–25 Oct 2023

    Residency
  • Iñaki Bonillas

    Iñaki Bonillas is in residence on the occasion of You to Me, Me to You, installing four diptychs comprised of sound and its musical transcription to notation.

    7–14 Aug 2023

    Residency
  • Thembinkosi Hlatshwayo

    Thembinkosi Hlatshwayo creates a large-scale photographic arrangement for the exhibition You to Me, Me to You.

    2–13 Aug 2023

    Residency
  • Mitchell Gilbert Messina

    Things That Move: research in the Reading Room towards a possible Gallery exhibition.

    1 Jun–25 Aug 2023

    Residency
  • RAQ Radio

    RAQ Radio asks Rarely Asked Questions of arts workers and practitioners in the ecology.

    14 Apr–30 Jun 2023

    Residency
  • P_ssy Party

    P_ssy Party Academy hosts a three-week training programme in A4’s Reading Room.

    3–18 Feb 2023

    Residency
  • Mikhael Subotzky and Patrick Waterhouse | Ponte City book towers

    Prototyping four book towers from the Ponte City archive.

    9 Jan 2023–20 Feb 2024

    Residency
  • James Webb

    For the first time, on the 22-year anniversary of the artwork, each instance of James Webb’s Prayer is installed and play sequentially.

    1–17 Dec 2022

    Residency
  • Francisco Nassimbeni

    Francisco Nassimbeni titles his residency in A4’s Reading Room, Play-Play.

    22 Nov–20 Dec 2022

    Residency
  • Binelde Hyrcan

    Artist in residence Binelde Hycran shares his artist books for reflection and review.

    14–31 Jul 2022

    Residency
  • Sumayya Vally

    Architect Sumayya Vally joins A4 for a brief residency to investigate sites and spaces for future interaction.

    9–14 Nov 2020

    Residency
  • Lindokuhle Sobekwa

    Lindokuhle Sobekwa attends to images of home, land and longing.

    5 Oct–14 Dec 2020

    Residency
  • Igshaan Adams | Open Production

    Igshaan Adams’ four-month residency titled Open Production transforms A4’s Gallery into a hybrid studio/exhibition environment.

    18 Aug–12 Nov 2020

    Residency
  • Bubblegum Club

    Bubblegum Club participates in A4’s first Distributed Residency – the participants working from home with support from the foundation. 

    18 May–17 Jul 2020

    Residency
  • Kieron Jina

    Kieron Jina reflects on his practice and engages the public through performance.

    25 Nov–7 Dec 2019

    Residency
  • Kathryn Smith | 2019

    Artist in residence Kathryn Smith returns to A4.

    30 Sep–18 Oct 2019

    Residency
  • Christian Nerf

    Artist in residence Christian Nerf.

    26 Aug–22 Oct 2019

    Residency
  • Somnyama Ngonyama Interpreted

    Artists in residence Lungisani Ndlovu, Mduduzi Dzanibe and Nhlanhla Chonco.

    18 Aug–1 Sep 2019

    Residency
  • Gregg Smith

    Artist in residence Gregg Smith.

    8–23 Jul 2019

    Residency
  • Sukuma Mkhize

    Artist in residence Sukuma Mkhize.

    10 Jun–31 Jul 2019

    Residency
  • Bonolo Kavula

    Artist in residence Bonolo Kavula.

    30 Mar–9 Apr 2019

    Residency
  • Jonah Sack

    A residency in preparation for presentation at The Centre For the Less Good Idea.

    26–28 Feb 2019

    Residency
  • Gian Maria Tosatti

    Gian Maria Tosatti continues his itinerant practice, in which the artist makes large-scale, major installations from the voids and traces of dispossession.

    1 Feb–30 Apr 2019

    Residency
  • Sabelo Mlangeni

    Artist in residence Sabelo Mlangeni.

    12 Nov–3 Dec 2018

    Residency
  • Jabulani Dhlamini

    Artist in residence Jabulani Dhlamini.

    12 Nov–3 Dec 2018

    Residency
  • Kathryn Smith | 2018

    Artist in residence Kathryn Smith.

    29 Oct–5 Nov 2018

    Residency
  • Bad Paper

    Artist in residence Bad Paper.

    1 Oct–15 Nov 2018

    Residency
  • Bhavisha Panchia

    Curator in residence Bhavisha Panchia.

    6–11 Aug 2018

    Residency
  • Anthea Moys

    Artist in residence Anthea Moys.

    26–29 Mar 2018

    Residency
  • Unathi Mkonto

    Artist in residence Unathi Mkonto.

    29 Jan–28 Feb 2018

    Residency
  • Mushroom Hour Half Hour ft. Bof’ Cur’ains

    Artists in residence Mushroom Hour Half Hour perform the “Re-vinylize” sessions.

    13–18 Nov 2017

    Residency
  • Jefferson Bobs Tshabalala

    Jefferson Bobs Tshabalala tests a hybrid game show over the course of two residencies, first in 2017 and again in 2019.

    9–22 Oct 2017

    Residency
  • The Apocalypse Pantry

    Artist in residence Apocalypse Pantry (Zayaan Khan & Heather Thomson).

    1 Aug–1 Sep 2016

    Residency
  • Dorothee Kreutzfeldt

    Artist in residence Dorothee Kreutzfelt.

    5 Jul–7 Sep 2016

    Residency
  • George Mahashe

    Artist in residence George Mahashe.

    25 Jun–4 Sep 2016

    Residency
  • Mbali Dhlamini

    Artist in residence Mbali Dhlamini.

    1–5 Oct 2015

    Residency
  • AVA Stoep Residency

    At the invitation of curator Portia Malatjie, A4 takes up residence on the stoep of the Association of Visual Arts.

    1–28 Feb 2014

    Residency
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