Exploring Athi-Patra Ruga's saga in two parts

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Interior Exterior, Dramatis Personae A Saga in Two Parts
Interior Exterior, Dramatis Personae A Saga in Two Parts

Artist Athi-Patra Ruga explores the archives and representation of those left out of them in his bold new work debuting online this week. Garreth van Niekerk caught up with him.


For many of us, the past few weeks have been a journey of uncertainty, to say the least. Artist Athi-Patra Ruga, for instance, didn’t think he would be locked down in the mountains of the Eastern Cape for the launch of his new exhibition, which has been two years in the making.

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