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3D sprinter: how to win as an artist in a new world of empty galleries

Young mover, shaker and gallery owner Banele Khoza opens up about his art and what inspires him

Gary Cotterell

As offices, restaurants, schools and galleries close their doors to curb the spread of Covid-19, we have to embrace digital tools and platforms from our home offices to communicate, find enlightenment or escapism and, most importantly, continue to do business.

While I’m not entirely ready to expose the fish-eyed view of myself through video conferencing, most entities can cope with their staff working as digital nomads.

The privileged minority are, for the most part, also happy to shop for their fashion and food online. However, for the art world, where sales rely heavily on the emotional connection to the work, its subject matter, texture and scale, the IRL, bricks-and-mortar gallery plays a key role...

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