The 2005 power blackouts which swept Johannesburg generated a sense of anxiety and unease on many levels. Drawing on this disquiet, as well as on the ghostly evocativeness of the dark nightscapes, Mary Wafer found material for her current exhibition. The sense of unpredictablity which the blackouts brought, filtered into her painting in the form of urban building interiors imbued with ‘a sense of the sinister’. Exhibition closes 23rd October
The Johannesburg Shopping Festival (JSF) is designed to promote the city’s status as the African continent’s premier destination for retail and wholesale shopping. In 2011 the JSF will take place from 17 to 25 September in Rosebank, the Inner City of Johannesburg, Bryanston Organic & Nature Market and Woodmead.
Pay a visit to the Margaret Roberts Herbal Centre, on the outskirts of the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site – learn about herbs at the Herbal Centre, have a cup of tea at the tea garden or pay a visit to the historic apothecary.