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Searching for an Electric Peanut

An on-going series of work - Searching For An Electric Peanut - borrows its title from a term used by Philosopher Timothy Morton for describing the after-image which is imprinted onto the retina, the after-image phenomena, curiously, is also employed in Tibetan Buddhism for particular Image/vision based devotional practices. Throughout Jonathan’s career and work he has sought out themes which question and explore comparative religion and expressions of the numinous, by employing tools that aim to challenge perception and visual representation. Through the use of time-based and hand-made artwork, his practice attempts to create a space in which the physicality of painting is more strongly perceived by its juxtaposition with ephemeral and digital based imagery (McLuhan's distinction between “hot” and “cold” media).

Participating: Jonathan Silverman


Address: 142 Jan Smuts Ave, Rosebank, Johannesburg
Cell: 074 515 3247
Hours: Tuesday to Friday 08:00 - 16:00. Saturdays 09:00 - 14:00.


A Black Aesthetic: A View of South African Artists (1970 -1990)

Participating: Various artists

Opening: Friday 22 February 2019 - 18 April 2019

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