The coolest places in South Africa right now, according to the next generation of creatives

The coolest places in South Africa right now, according to the next generation of creatives
The curator: Khanyisile MbongwaThe award-winning artist and sociologist oversaw the inaugural Stellenbosch Triennale earlier this year and defines her role as curing and caringWhat's the South African scene like at the moment? 'The rise of African biennales, fairs and artist-run spaces has shifted how the global community engages with us. But all of this is informed by the backbone of amazing South African artists, such as Sethembile Msezane and Mary Sibande.' Perpetual Optimism VIII by Mongezi Ncaphayi, shown at the Stellenbosch Triennale Mirjam BleekerWhat part does art play in the conversation on bigger issues? 'IiNyanga Zonyaka (Notes on the Lunar Songbook): Anthi-Patra Ruga', curated by Khanyisile Mbongwa, runs at Norval Foundation until 26 July 2021. stellenboschtriennale.com