#DearUs, Matric 2020
African Digital ArtFak'ugesi Curators
An Online and WhatsApp driven exhibition
'#DearUs, Matric 2020' curated by Faye Kabali-Kagwa speaks to the lives of 6 South African teenagers living through a global pandemic at what should be the pinnacle of their schooling career. It centralises a moment shared by many, matriculation, while allowing the audience to identify and empathise with individual stories from the matric 2020 class using a platform that is familiar to many.
These stories will be collaborative creations by the students and three visual and digital artists; Mmakhotso Lamola, Kamogelo Tselane, and Barry Christianson. These stories will then be shared through the online exhibition and on a WhatsApp status as an exhibition.
What is unique about this exhibition is the use of WhatsApp which is the most widely used and downloaded app on the continent. Not only will we be utilising it as an exhibition space but also a site for activation and engagement with our core audience. For more information on how to join the WhatsApp exhibition and on associated programming for this exhibition, visit the exhibition link.