Zeitz-MOCAA: Walkabout on Penny Siopis’ “This is a true Story”, 4 April 2018, 3pm


This Is a True Story: Short Films by Penny Siopis

Penny Siopis is one of the most significant artists working in South Africa today. Spanning more than 30 years and shifting across media, her work explores what she calls the “poetics of vulnerability,” challenging memory and creating counternarratives to the history propagated by the apartheid regime. In her films, human vulnerability is given form in fragile images and materials that tell stories about anonymous, everyday people, their lives shaped by political violence and [read more…]