An exhibition of 8 local artists from Mpumalanga, displayed against a backdrop of culture and change
In our society, human beings are considered to be the heart or conscience of the universe : art is seen as one of the most magnificent and valuable things human beings can create where it represents, or seeks to represent, the spirit. For most artists, the world has moral dimension, meaning there are overriding issues of integrity, dignity and responsibility; they describe values for human survival and peace.
Hope is an engine of change. The goal of securing peace, equity and environmental security cannot just be left to treaties, multilateral agencies, or to economics. To succeed , it must be founded on human initiative and creativity. Beside scientist, philosophers, political and religious leaders, artists to have a role as critics and prophets of their societies.
Through the # 8 @ I ‘langa exhibition we hope to express the fact that we are made for interdependence. The law of our being is the law of complementarity. You may have gifts I don’t have and I have gifts that you don’t have; then I need you and you need me for us to be completed.
Will we recognise the miracle of this possibility?
Eight creatives on the path towards a leap of faith with one another that will move humanity and our earth into a new era of reconciliation and hope.