Cheryl Penn is a professional artist who specializes in large corporate installations in oils and mixed media, and also works as the curator of the new ADvTECH collection in Johannesburg.
- 27 October 2009 - 15 November 2009
- Media Gallery
Penn is interested in artists’ books as a contemporary, interdisciplinary post-modern art form in which to articulate a personal visual language. She makes specific reference to the altered book, an art form currently garnering a large international following. The artist explores the book as a quiet, contemplative space in which to present a personal narrative, using the space of the book as a way to juxtapose reality and the imagination.
The Reading Room is an exhibition of artists’ books made during the course of her research for a Masters Degree at the Durban University of Technology.