Headlines joins the X-Cape

10 April 2007

Different artworks by different artists - with no combined message - are currently on show at the Centre for African Studies (CAS) Gallery.

The 34 fourth-year students and one master's student of the Michaelis School of Fine Art have created 95 sculptures, prints and paintings, among other works, as a fundraising project. The students need to raise R30 000 for their end-of-year graduation catalogue, and the exhibition, known as headlines, is one way to go about it.

The students are getting even more creative, though. Other initiatives include stints as DJs in a bar in Long Street on Fridays.

Organiser Bianca Baldi said the students aim to double the R5 000 made from the artwork exhibition last year. They got off to a flying start - half of the work was sold when headlines opened on 28 March.

The exhibition will be on at the CAS gallery until 2 May, and forms part of X-Cape, a fringe exhibition in Cape Town that showcases the work of African artists.

Such has been the success of headlines that, says Baldi, it might even become an annual event.

Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

Please view the republishing articles page for more information.