The Turbine Art Fair (TAF16) brought to you by The Forum Company, returns to the iconic Turbine Hall in Newtown from 14th – 17th July 2016.
TAF16 is a platform for galleries, curators and other art organisations to promote emerging and established talents in an accessible and enjoyable way. In doing this TAF aims to promote new work and talent and to create a new art audience and collector base.
Exhibitors whether galleries, collectives or dealers have been invited to exhibit contemporary artwork priced below R40 000.00. Individual artists are able to participate either as part of a collective or by applying to one of the special projects. TAF16 is a notable event and all applications have been carefully considered to ensure compliance with the core values TAF16 and its organisers.
“Visitors to TAF16 can expect to see over 50 galleries and exhibits showcasing the best contemporary and emerging African talent. TAF is not just an art fair! Visitors to the fair can expect live music daily, artisan food and drink, books and publications children’s programme and much more!” says Glynis Hyslop Managing Director of The Forum Company, the go–to company in Johannesburg for upmarket, stylish and sophisticated events, including conferences and weddings. The Forum Company is the main sponsor and organiser of TAF16.
Visitors will also be able to take part in the daily talk’s programme which will be interactive with influential speakers in the world of art, collecting design.
“Turbine Art fair is not just an art fair but a lifestyle event! A fabulous showcase of the talent we have in South Africa and a great way to start collecting art in a unique and un-daunting way bringing the best galleries and artists under one roof. Enjoy great food, live music and meet new and interesting people. All in all a great day out in Jozi!” adds Glynis Hyslop.