We are delighted to announce that the next House of African Art (HAART) show in London will be between Thursday 2 March to Tuesday 7 March 2023 at Hoxton Arches, 402 Cremer Street, London E2 8HD.
Titled The Playground, the exhibition will be an exploration into the significance of childhood, exhibiting original artwork by five visual artists: Azael Langa, Lerato Motaung, Lindokuhle Khumalo, Olamide Ogunade and Qhamanande Maswana, alongside a line up of evening talks, live performances and live music within the gallery.
Each artist has produced new – or otherwise unseen – bodies of artwork for The Playground.
Here is the schedule for the 6 day show:
Thursday 2 March (Opening Day): the gallery will be open to the public from 10am until 7pm for artwork previews. From 7pm until 10pm, the opening event will take place with a DJ set within the gallery.
Friday 3 March (Live Performance & Talks): the gallery will be open to the public from 10am until 7pm. From 7pm until 10pm, there will be a live work of performance art by Lesley Asare followed by talks with child psychologists and the participating artists to discuss the theme.
Saturday 4 March (Live Music Night): the gallery will be open to the public from 10am until 7pm. From 7pm until 10pm, there will be a live musical performance by Talia Goddess followed by a DJ set (Afrobeats / Jazz / Alternative R&B) within the gallery.
Sunday 5 March & Monday 6 March: the gallery will be open to the public from 10am until 8pm each day.
Tuesday 7 March: the gallery will be open to the public from 10am until 2pm.
Entrance to the art gallery during the daytimes and to the opening event on Thursday 2 March from 7-10pm is free and all are welcome. Registration for the opening event (7-10pm) is required so that we can monitor capacity. Entrance to the private events from 7-10pm on Friday 3 March and Saturday 4 March requires a ticket. Tickets are £12 to come on a specific evening (i.e. Friday or Saturday evening) or £18 to provide you with unlimited access to each of the evening events and to the art gallery throughout the 6 day show.
For all artwork or other enquiries, contact us at: [email protected]