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Art Gallery to showcase ‘It’s raining cats and dogs’

Art Gallery to showcase ‘It’s raining cats and dogs’

The National Art Gallery of Namibia (NAGN) will official open the “It’s raining cats and dogs” exhibition on 25 January in the Upper Gallery at 18:00.

It’s Raining Cats and Dogs is a group exhibition by local and German artists including members of the Dune Arts Group.

The exhibition notes the bizarre, the real and the fictitious state of human and wildlife, the nature and interaction of societies as well as the nature and meaning of home. Most of the participating artist of the Dune Artist Group work in and across multiple mediums.

Classical genres like sculpture, painting and drawing will be showcased next to participatory projects, video and sound installations and or projects in public space. Which means that viewers are no longer just recipients but become part of art through participation.

Artist include Peter Moeller, Carola Ruemper, Sandra Schmidt, Niinja Turtola and Kirsten Wechslberger and art including etchings, photographs, installation, mixed media and participatory installation will be showcased.


 

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