Banele Khoza explains his conceptual space in braamfontein

By: Garreth van Niekerk|05 September, 2018|House and Leisure

Artist Banele Khoza recently opened up his own space, BKhz, in Braamfontein – an exciting mix of design from neighbouring designers in the suburb, alongside a collection of his own artworks, and group exhibitions created via ongoing collaborations with other artists and friends. House and Leisure caught up with Banele this week to better understand his multifaceted approach to the space.

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Creating Spaces with South African Artist Banele Khoza

By: PROTOChic|30 AUGUST, 2018|PROTOChic

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Contemporary artist Banele Khoza opened his design workshop and art gallery BKhz Studio earlier this month at 68 Juta Street right off the Nelson Mandela Bridge in Braamfontein. Describing the opening of this creative space as a "12 year prayer, dream and goal," Khoza sheds light on the significance of black ownership within a country fraught with historic racial inequity

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​BKhz studio beckons to passers-by

By: Zaza Hlalethwa|21 September 2018|Mail and Guardian

‘Can I just call it a space? Perhaps it’s a mixture of a gallery, a studio and a project space. I don’t know the actual answer to this question yet.”

It is just after 09:30 on a Thursday morning and this is the first thing fine artist Banele Khoza says when asked what he would call his new creative space.

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Through an eye-opening new exhibition at the Absa Gallery from 11 November 2018 to 25 January 2019, Banele Khoza shines the light on the difficulties experienced by young creatives trying to obtain an education and start their careers. One of the most promising artists to have come out of the Absa L’Atelier art competition in recent years, Khoza has curated a group exhibition that will give the next generation hope and see the development of a new foundation to provide financial help and guidance to young creatives.

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Exhibition at Absa Art Gallery aims to help struggling artists

By: Citizen reporter|6 December, 2018|The Citizen

A multifaceted exhibition rooted in one of the most pressing challenges facing South Africa today – the support and empowerment of young creative artists – is currently being presented at the Absa art gallery.

Titled A Letter to My 22-year-old Self, the exhibition speaks to the moving personal story of Absa L’Atelier award winner Banele Khoza and his struggle to find his way as a young artist and financially support himself through his passion.

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The Absa Gallery will round off a successful year with a multifaceted exhibition rooted in one of the most pressing challenges facing South Africa today – the support and empowerment of young creative artists. Titled, A letter to my 22-year-old self, the exhibition speaks to the moving personal story of Absa L’Atelier award winner, Banele Khoza and his struggle to find his way as a young artist and financially support himself through his passion.

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