The Difference Loom

“The Difference Loom,” an exhibition exploring textiles and technology, is about our making and thinking, of textiles, art, technology and cultural values and highlights those perceptions/disconnections - explored in that area where textiles and technology intersect. Curated by London and Cape Town-based independent curator Winnie Sze, the exhibition showcases works by, 4 South African and 4 United Kingdom, contemporary artists, who use textiles as a medium for social critique.

Artists from South Africa:

Artists from the United Kingdom:

Quanta Gauld

Janis Jefferies

Keiskamma Art Project

David Mabb

Mbali Khoza

Richard Rigg

Fabian Saptouw

Nina Wakeford


The exhibition runs at the Iziko South African National Gallery Annexe, St’ Johns Road and until 27 September 2013. Gallery hours are 10:00 – 16:00, Monday to Friday.