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In Conversation II: Sam Nhlengethwa and William Kentridge at WAM

When: Tuesday, 23 July 2019 - Tuesday, 23 July 2019
Where: Wits Art Museum
Braamfontein Campus East
Start time:18:30

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Don't miss the latest installment in Sam Nhlengethwa and William Kentridge's ongoing conversation.

Following on from a conversation held at The Centre for the Less Good Idea last year, two South African art giants Sam Nhlengethwa and William Kentridge are meeting once again for an evening of reminiscing, music and art at WAM.

Moderated by Goodman Gallery Senior Curator Neil Dundas, the pair will be travelling down memory lane, picking up from their last conversation, which ended in the 1980s. They first met as teens at the Johannesburg Art Foundation; Sam came from the Payneville Township of Springs whilst William came from the northern suburbs of Houghton.

A common love for art and music formed a friendship that has lasted over three decades. Each artist’s distinctive taste in music often reveals itself in their art;  Sam’s love for and study of the jazz community is highlighted in Leeto: A Sam Nhlengethwa Print Retrospective while William’s love for opera has led him to some of the most prestigious stages in the world.
Space is limited at this free event. Please note though that seating and parking will be available on first come first served basis.

Entrance to the parking, below the museum, is left off Jorissen Street, just after the Station Street intersection.

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