Promise exhibition displays southern Africa's cultural heritage

03 June 2013

Promise, an exhibition of pictures that "imagine everyday life Рpast and present Рwith a mixture of awe and excitement", opened at the Iziko South African National Gallery Annexe on 22 May. Developed by Dr Ra̩l Salley, senior lecturer at UCT's Michaelis School of Fine Art and opened as part of UCT's Africa Month celebrations, "the aim of the exhibition is to commemorate and celebrate Black experience while provoking dialogue about the spiritual, material, intellectual, and emotional aspects of South Africa," according to the exhibition's website. The exhibition, which aims to "challenge inherited labels" by offering moments of "being and social belonging," is on show until 21 June 2013.

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