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Pop-up Shows featuring SA’s PPC Finalists

The PPC Imaginarium partners with top galleries to showcase this year’s SA finalists.


We are excited to announce that regional finalists for the 2018 PPC Imaginarium Awards in South Africa will be showcased at pop-up shows from 1-8 March 2018. The exhibitions will give South Africans the chance to review entries in the fashion, sculpture, jewellery and industrial design categories of the competition.

The work of KwaZulu-Natal finalists will be shown at the renowned KZNSA (KwaZulu-Natal Society of the Arts) Gallery from 5-6 March 2018. KZNSA is the province’s top art gallery and hosts shows of local, national and international significance.


KZNSA Gallery opening times: Tues-Fri: 09h00-17h00

Sat: 09h00-16h00

Sun and Public Holidays: 10h00-15h00

Closed on Mondays


Western Cape finalists have the privilege of joining Cape Town’s monthly art walkabout, First Thursdays. Finalists’ work will be shown at the AVA (Association for Visual Arts) Gallery in the Cape Town CBD from 1-8 March 2018. AVA’s focus on the promotion and advancement of South African contemporary art spans all mediums, including paint, ceramics, photography, installations and performance. It is thus the ideal platform for finalists in the 2018 PPC Imaginarium Awards.


AVA Gallery opening times: Tues-Fri: 10h00-17h00

Sat: 10h00-13h00

First Thursdays event opens at 17h00

Closed on Mon and Sun


Port Elizabeth’s artEC Community Art Centre will host the exhibition of Eastern Cape finalists from 6-8 March 2018. ArtEC regularly showcases work by top artists from the province and the rest of South Africa. They provide on-going support to artists through rural and township networking, as well as training, publicity and exhibition opportunities.


ArtEC Gallery opening times: Tues-Fri: 10h00-16h00

Sat: 10h00-13h00

Closed on Sun, Mon and Public Holidays


All pop-up shows featuring finalists of the 2018 PPC Imaginarium Awards will be open to the general public. Don’t miss the reveal of top work by South Africa’s emerging creatives!

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