Exhibition Opening: Jo Ractliffe

Exhibition Opening: Jo Ractliffe

In an exhibition dedicated to showcasing unpublished images spanning the last 25 years, Jo Ractliffe is excited to announce ‘Everything is Everything’.

The show, comprised of photographs that don’t form part of a specific project or body of work, explores the idea of images that lack ‘purpose’, says the artist.

‘Such a photograph might be one taken for no reason other than to expose the remaining frames in a roll of film after a photographic shoot, or to test the workings of a newly acquired camera. It might manifest itself spontaneously, by chance, while you’re on your way looking towards something else. In this way, a photograph without purpose might be seen as one that occurs through happenstance, rather than intentionality. But a photograph without purpose might also be one that asserts its own raison d’être, refusing to comply with the narrative or conceptual intentions of the larger body of work.’

‘Everything is Everything’ will take place in the gallery’s fifth floor space. More info here.
Ractliffe will present a walkabout on Thursday 18 May at 1pm.


Thu 18 May 2017
6:00 pm


Stevenson Art Gallery
62 Juta Street, Braamfontein

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‘Everything is Everything’