Tough times call for the art industry to adapt - something SA artists excel at

Artist-led exhibition spaces are proof of our local players' capacity for innovation and collaboration, which is just what's needed in a post-pandemic world

26 April 2020 - 00:00 By Londi Modiko and Lara Koseff

While South Africa is in lockdown during the epoch-changing coronavirus pandemic, the art world, much like everything else, is currently relegated to the digital realm. And while interaction (and in some cases a few sales) can continue online, this moment is a stark reminder that art can't realistically flourish without physical spaces in which it can be experienced.

Virtual events are useful up to a point, offering access to viewers but not a realistic operational structure...

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