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  • WORK

    16 May–20 Jul 2024

    Exhibition
  • A Little After This

    An exhibition about thresholds and inheritances.

    16 Dec 2023–12 Apr 2024

    Exhibition
  • Sculptures in process

    Boytchie creates an iterative installation in Goods.

    23 Aug–18 Sep 2023

    Exhibition
  • You to Me, Me to You

    A love letter as exhibition.

    12 Aug–18 Nov 2023

    Exhibition
  • Common

    An exhibition about communal resources and collective actions.

    6 May–22 Jul 2023

    Exhibition
  • Exhibition Match ‘23

    A social intervention inviting arts workers to compete in a football tournament.

    18 Feb 2023

    Exhibition
  • Pear__ed: Hypothesis 1 & 2

    An enquiry into the desires and demands of plants.

    18 Feb–4 Mar 2023

    Exhibition
  • Under Projects x A4, Booth 14

    Under Projects takes over A4’s booth at the Cape Town Art Fair.

    25 Jan–19 Feb 2023

    Exhibition
  • The Future Is Behind Us

    An exhibition about time, tense and tempo.

    17 Dec 2022–19 Apr 2023

    Exhibition
  • Passage

    An understated intervention in Goods considers boundaries and crossings.

    17 Dec 2022

    Exhibition
  • Girls in the Woods

    Dominique Cheminais works directly onto the walls of Goods.

    19 Nov–3 Dec 2022

    Exhibition
  • Parallel Play v.2

    Asemahle Ntlonti and Kyle Morland pursue their respective studio practices in parallel in A4’s Gallery.

    31 Oct–25 Nov 2022

    Exhibition
  • Funhouse

    A brief survey of games as logic and form in artmaking.

    15 Oct–5 Nov 2022

    Exhibition
  • Model

    An exhibition about models and modelling in A4’s Reading Room curated by Nkhensani Mkhari.

    15 Oct–12 Nov 2022

    Exhibition
  • Disruption

    In a gesture of playful-but-serious criticism of the local arts ecology, Hanna Noor Mahomed disrupts Social’s archival installation on the walls of Goods.

    10–24 Sep 2022

    Exhibition
  • Social

    Creating a free-to-public, online archive of Cape Town’s independent arts ecology through an open call to practitioners to submit digital and printed material.

    6–27 Aug 2022

    Exhibition
  • Lunar Maria Chorus

    A listening exhibition of Amakaba’s Lunar Maria Chorus, a series of sonic compositions influenced by the relationship between the Moon and its seas.

    16–30 Jul 2022

    Exhibition
  • Customs

    An exhibition that asks: what is it that invites us to make use, and to be of use?

    2 Jul–8 Oct 2022

    Exhibition
  • in security

    A research enquiry rendered in four sculptures.

    4–11 Jun 2022

    Exhibition
  • mode(l)

    Project space Goods holds preparatory work towards a forthcoming exhibition.

    7–21 Apr 2022

    Exhibition
  • Polite Force | Cape Town Art Fair 2022

    Unpacking twenty years of Christian Nerf’s Polite Force at the Investec Cape Town Art Fair.

    17–20 Feb 2022

    Exhibition
  • Exhibition Match ‘22

    A football match and exhibition brings together players from across the arts ecology.

    16–28 Feb 2022

    Exhibition
  • Photo Book! Photo-Book! Photobook!

    A browsable, research exhibition that explores the photobook in South Africa.

    11 Feb–21 May 2022

    Exhibition
  • Papertrails

    Independent publications, printed matter and making in the Reading Room with francis burger and Jonah Sack.

    11 Jan–29 Apr 2022

    Exhibition
  • Tell It to the Mountains

    Tell It to the Mountains is an exhibition by Lindokuhle Sobekwa and Mikhael Subotzky in A4’s gallery.

    21 Oct 2021–20 Jan 2022

    Exhibition
  • sound-blindness

    sound-blindness: an exhibition Katharien de Villiers in A4’s Reading Room.

    11 Feb–25 Mar 2021

    Exhibition
  • Missing Subject

    An exhibition by Andile Phewa in A4’s Reading Room.

    1 Oct–12 Nov 2020

    Exhibition
  • “Untitled” (Fortune Cookie Corner)

    A4’s elevator as exhibition room featuring Felix González-Torres.

    25 May–5 Jul 2020

    Exhibition
  • Measuring the Universe

    A4 invites visitors to participate in a performance work by Roman Ondák, in collaboration with the Rennie Collection, at the Cape Town Art Fair 2020.

    13–16 Feb 2020

    Exhibition
  • without a clear discernible image

    A solo exhibition by Kevin Beasley, produced on site at A4.

    6 Feb–30 Apr 2020

    Exhibition
  • Risk

    An exhibition curated by Josh Ginsburg.

    28 Nov 2019–9 Jan 2020

    Exhibition
  • Masters of Architecture Graduate Exhibition

    A presentation of work by graduating Masters students from the School of Architecture, Planning and Geomatics (UCT).

    25–27 Nov 2019

    Exhibition
  • Crossing Night | Regional Identities x Global Context

    A group exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD).

    25 Oct 2019–2 Feb 2020

    Exhibition
  • Archive as Terrarium | Part 3

    An exhibition by Christian Nerf.

    10–12 Oct 2019

    Exhibition
  • Ikhono LaseNatali

    25 young artists from Durban interpret Prof Sir Zanele Muholi’s Somnyama Ngonyama.

    31 Aug–7 Nov 2019

    Exhibition
  • In Your Place

    An exhibition of work by the 2019 Bard MFA graduates in Advanced Photographic Studies from the International Centre of Photography (ICP), New York.

    11 Jul–1 Aug 2019

    Exhibition
  • Sounding the Void, Imaging the Orchestra V.1

    Sounding the Void, Imaging the Orchestra V.1: A multimedia exhibition curated by Bhavisha Panchia.

    6 Jun–15 Aug 2019

    Exhibition
  • My Hart Is So Leeg Soos ‘n Spieël

    A site-specific installation by Gian Maria Tosatti.

    27 Apr–11 May 2019

    Exhibition
  • Nowhere – No we’re – Now here

    A selection of works from A4’s Archive selected by artist-in-residence Gian Maria Tosatti is exhibited in the A4 Library.

    20 Mar–2 May 2019

    Exhibition
  • Moving Images | Cape Town Art Fair 2019

    A reading space and presentation of video works by Borna Sammak and Clement Cogitore.

    14–17 Feb 2019

    Exhibition
  • If I Can’t Dance It’s Not My Revolution

    A collection of moving pictures by Rashaad Newsome, Clement Cogitore, and Broomberg & Chanarin.

    13 Feb–7 May 2019

    Exhibition
  • Black & White Cape Town Report

    An exhibition by Dan Perjovschi.

    13 Feb–9 May 2019

    Exhibition
  • Hay Tiempo, No Hay Tiempo

    An exhibition of work by Jo Ractliffe at the Centro Fotográfico Álvarez Bravo, Oaxaca, Mexico.

    9 Nov 2018–31 Jan 2019

    Exhibition
  • Crossing Night / Hacer Noche

    Contemporary art and artists from Southern Africa are invited to interact with the rich Mexican cultural context through a programme of exhibitions, residencies, publications and a conference.

    4 Nov 2018–5 Feb 2019

    Exhibition
  • Picture Theory

    An interaction with the work of David Goldblatt.

    25 Oct 2018–24 Jan 2019

    Exhibition
  • Parallel Play

    What is the relationship between works of art and the processes involved in making them? Parallel Play hosts a series of temporary studios in A4’s Gallery. This invites a discursive exploration between artists and visitors as witness and participant to the flow between the making and the made.

    6 Jun–27 Sep 2018

    Exhibition
  • Seedtimes

    Book launch and exhibition of Seedtimes by Omar Badsha.

    8–29 Mar 2018

    Exhibition
  • More for Less

    A group exhibition curated by Josh Ginsburg.

    9 Feb–27 May 2018

    Exhibition
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