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Investec Cape Town Art Fair 2020 | Show Report

Investec Cape Town Art Fair 2020, in its eighth edition, was a resounding success with 22,000 visitors through its doors. The fair was a remarkable juncture for the 107 exhibitors – of which 49 galleries were local and 58 were international – 423 artists and 4800 VIPs, from Europe, USA, the Middle East and Africa. We had 210 local and international media visiting the fair and…

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Investec Cape Town Art Fair 2020| Q&A with Tumelo Mosaka

In our first Q&A of 2020 we chat to Tumelo Mosaka, previously the lead curator of the Investec Cape Town Art Fair and now the curator of the Talks Programme and the Cultural Platform as part of the 2020 edition. Here he reflects on previous editions of Invest Cape Town Art Fair and shares some…

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Investec Cape Town Art Fair 2020 | Q&A with Firdous Hendricks from Lalela

For our final 2019 Q&A in the build-up to the Investec Cape Town Art Fair 2020, we spoke to Firdous Hendricks, Programme Co-ordinator of not-for-profit organization Lalela, which will form part of ICTAF 2020’s Cultural Platforms’ section. Here she sheds insights into Lalela and the world of a not-for-profit that provides educational arts for at-risk…

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Investec Cape Town Art Fair 2020 | Q&A with Tšhegofatso Mabaso

Today is National Heritage Day in South Africa and in the first of our series of Q&A’s in the lead up to ICTAF 2020, we speak to newly appointed Curator of Contemporary Art at Iziko South African National Gallery, Tšhegofatso Mabaso. She shares with us the misconceptions of what curating entails, what she loves about…

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Announcing our 2020 Guest Curators

We are pleased to announce Investec Cape Town Art Fair 2020’s guest curators. The Fair will leverage the creative visions and expansive networks of multiple curators overseeing our various special sections. Nkule Mabaso (Curator, Michaelis Galleries, Cape Town) and Luigi Fassi (Artistic Director, MAN-Contemporary Art Museum, Nuoro, Italy) will co-curate Tomorrows/Today, the section of the Fair dedicated to highlighting the practices…

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Meet the Speakers: Ibrahim Mahama

As part of the Talks Programme at ICTAF 2019, celebrated Ghanian artist, Ibrahim Mahama – who was also one of the selected SOLO artists – discussed his art, practice, politics and audience. Here he tells us more about his work as well as the aforementioned subjects in relation to his art. Q: You were selected…

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Gallery Night throws open the gallery doors

Gallery Night is just what it claims to be, an opportunity for Investec Cape Town Art Fair visitors to conduct a whirlwind discovery of the art scene of one of the world’s most artistically diverse cities. Part of Investec Cape Town Art Fair’s stellar drive to engage with the city’s cultural institutions, Gallery Night will…

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Investec Cape Town Art Fair Announces 2019 Prizes

Investec Cape Town Art Fair, running at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 15 to 17 February, showcases a diversity of work that represents the forefront of contemporary art from Africa to the world. Exhibition of boundary breaking contemporary art is but one aspect of the range on offer at the art fair. Another…

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