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Today, Cape Town is the legislative capital of South Africa as well as the capital of the Western Cape province. Since it was the first site of European settlement, Cape Town is known as South Africa’s “mother city”. The city traces its origin back to 1652 when the Dutch East India Company established a refreshment station for its ships on the shores of Table Bay.
Here, while the indigenous provided cattle and the company imported slaves, mixed-race unions took place leading to the development of a new ethnic group, the Cape Coloureds, and to the city’s multi-ethnic population. In 1781 the French established a garrison to help the Dutch defend the city against British encroachment, influencing local architecture and culture.
With the British succeeding in their occupation, freedom for the slaves and new parliamentary and judicial concepts came along. However, it was only with the formation of the Union of South Africa that the town councils of Cape Town and several others combined to form the City of Greater Cape Town. In the last decade, the arts sector in Cape Town has incredibly flourished, especially after the inauguration of the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art, and the city has been a major hub for emerging artists of the region.

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Alt and Omega: Jackson Hlungwani, a sculpture retrospective

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And then you see yourself: Zanele Muholi

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Call me when you get there by Mame-Diarra Niang

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Did you ever think there would come a time?

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Elléna Lourens | Under The Sun

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Fathom Group Exhibition

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Fynbos City by Joshua Miles

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Garage-ism by Zander Blom

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Garth Meyer: LINE

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Happy to see you

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Home is where the art is

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HOMEWORK

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Idéogrammes, signes, symboles et logos (hommage à Youssouf Tata Cissé et Germaine Dieterlen)

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iiNyanga Zonyaka: Athi-Patra Ruga

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Imaginarium | Judy Woodborne

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Intimacy | Lisette Forsyth

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Investec Cape Town Art fair

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Jody Paulsen | Artist Room

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Kwaai vol.3

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Legae / Khaylethu by Bruce Bowale and Chumisa Fihla

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Line in the Sand by Haroon Gunn-Salie

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Living in a Box: A Retrospective | Warren Maroon

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Lost in Translation by Lien Botha

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Marike Kleynsheldt Solo Exhibition

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Memorial

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Nadine Hansen Solo Exhibition

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On golden soil. Mandla Mavengere solo exhibition

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Plates and bowls, old and new by Hylton Nel Plates

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Rapture - quantum leap into the future by Anton Smit

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Recent Acquisitions by the Homestead Collection

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Reflect. Reimagine. Reset.

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Shooting Down Babylon by Tracey Rose

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Skyglow on Mars Black by Kate Gottgens

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Souvenirs from another summer | Kirsten Beets

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Tell me 3 things about yourself

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TRIUMPH

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Two together

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Unapologetic | Philip Steele

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Waiting for Gebane by Senzeni Mthwakazi Marasela

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What It Feels Like To Be In Water

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When it's hot out and you wanna have a good time

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World Worlding by Mark Rautenbach

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‘Nowhere better to be’ | Craig Cameron-Mackintosh

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Anna Van Der Ploeg

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Arlene Amaler-Raviv

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Athi-Patra Ruga

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Ayanda Mabulu

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Beezy Bailey

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Berni Searle

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Brent Stirton

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Brett Murray

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Brett Seiler

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Buhle Nkalashe

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Byron Eksteen

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Claudette Schreuders

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Conrad Botes

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Craig Cameron-Mackintosh

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Dale Yudelman

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Dan Halter

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Danielle Alexander

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Deborah Poynton

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