Ujamaa Arts and Artsy Online
Traversions of Time and Space
curated by Thuli Mlambo James
“Our Time Here is Magic! it’s the only space you have to realise whatever it is that is beautiful, whatever is true, whatever is great, whatever is potential, whatever is rare, whatever is unique, It’s the only space” Ben Okri(Nigerian author)
Traversions of Time and Space, is the public space entering the home or is the home expanding into the public space? which will colonise the other? those are the great struggles of the pandemic. Majority of the works featured here were created in isolation and in a space and time of confusion, which was from 2020 till 2021. This exhibition is inspired by the experienced distance between humanity and the geographical distance created by the current times in which we function and live. Time and Space has become an analytical factor in the current times of the pandemic. The purpose and drive behind the curation of this exhibition, is the Time, Space and Distance in which all these featured artists are experiencing and how the works they have created in isolation, which are featured in this exhibition are a reflection of what they were experiencing with the advent of the pandemic.