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A letter to my 22-year-old self

11 November 2018 - 25 January 2019

“I’m 22. I’ve just graduated. Here is my qualification, but I don’t know where to go. I don’t know who to reach out to that can lead me in good faith in the industry. How do I reach out? To whom? I feel alone.”
 
“In 2011, I had days where I would sleep without food and had to go to school with a grumbling stomach (if I had money for the taxi fare). My concentration levels were impaired, I couldn’t tell anyone, because I was afraid to ask for help. Also, I felt ashamed of my situation. I failed my first year due to my poor decision-making that was driven by hunger and a lack of help.”
 
– Banele Khoza
 
A letter to my 22-year-old self is a response of help to young creatives who find themselves alone in their hour of need. Khoza has asked a number of artists and friends in his network to donate artworks, accompanied by a letter to their 22-year-old selves and other influential practitioners. The proceeds raised by the artworks in this show will be used in aid of a foundation that Khoza wants to build in support of art education and basic needs for young creatives.

Participating: Various artists

VENUE:

ABSA GALLERY
Address: ABSA Towers North Building 161 Main Street
Tel: 011 350 5139



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