Johannesburg Contemporary Art Foundation

JCAF is an academic research institute, a platform for museum exhibitions and an innovative technology laboratory.



Contemporary Female Identities in the Global South

Contemporary Female Identities in the Global South (16 September 2020 – 30 January 2021) forms part of JCAF’s first research theme: Female Identities in the Global South. The first of three exhibitions in this theme explores multiple constructions of female identities by five women artists whose practices are embedded in the Global South.

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JCAF is a learning institution committed to engaging with the art and ideas of our time, while acknowledging the role of the past.

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As a future-oriented institution, JCAF aims to explore the intersection of art and technology in the 21st century.

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JCAF aims to present pioneering exhibitions of museum quality that are grounded in rigorous research, develop a critical discourse and help to generate knowledge. Exhibitions are the visitor’s primary point of engagement with works of art, and are thus foundational to the programmes and research of JCAF.

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