LIZETTE CHIRRIME NOMINATED FOR BRIGHT YOUNG THING (BYT) AWARD
The Art Africa Fair has nominated eight artists for the inaugural BRIGHT YOUNG THINGS (BYT) award and residency.
The eight nominations are Lizette Chirrime (MOZAMBIQUE), Laeila Adjovi (SENEGAL), Patrick Bongoy (DRC), Joanna Choumali (Côte d’Ivoire), Tahir Karmali (KENYA), Francois Knoetze (SA), Skhumbuzo Makandula (SA) and Siwa Mgoboza (SA).
Lizette Chirrime is represented by Worldart and has recently participated in her first solo exhibition in Cape Town, the 1:54 African Art Fair in London and most recently the 2017 Cape Town Art Fair.
According to the organisers of the Art Africa Fair, “these artists represent the most promising and talented of their generation. They’re committed and they are all headed to play a significant role in today’s society. They are young, bright, and live in no fairy tale world.”
The Art Africa Fair takes place from 24 February – 5 March 2017, at the Jubilee Hall in the Watershed at the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town.
Friday 24th February – Sunday 5th March: 10h00 – 19h00 daily
For more info go to www.artafricafair.com