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Secret Homegirls – A Solo Exhibition by Yolanda Mazwana

Written by Aryn Guiney

From 3 – 29 March 2019, painter Yolanda Mazwana’s solo exhibit, Secret Homegirls, will be taking place at the Daville Baillie Gallery at Victoria Yards.

Secret Homegirls features a collection of large female nudes that are a fantastical observation of the private experiences of young women in intimate settings. Psychedelic colors and wild compositions define the rituals of engagement of young women in a fast-paced, evolving African city.

Uncompromising, stylized and simply beautiful, Mazwana’s paintings are reminiscent of the works of historical Austrian symbolist painters Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele – her two great influences. – Davilke Baillie Gallery

Born in the Eastern Cape, Yolanda is a self-taught painter who now resides in Johannesburg in an area close to Victoria Yards. Yolanda’s work was first included in a group show at the Afropunk festival in 2017 and in 2018, she was part of the Radical Feminomic Transformation exhibit – this will be her first solo exhibit.

Along with being enrolled in the RMB Talent Unlocked programme, Yolanda also teaches art to children.

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