[pretoria] - Artist Ayanda Mabulu kills goat to open new exhibition

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Johannesburg - Controversial visual artist Ayanda Mabulu slaughtered a goat at the Kalashnikovv Gallery in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, to mark the opening of his unusual "Ubuhle Bekhiwane Ziimpethu" solo exhibition.

On Thursday night, Mabulu brought his Eastern Cape roots to the centre of urban chic in South Africa.

It was an evening of IsiXhosa song and dance as Mabulu briefly shut down De Beer and Juta streets in Braamfontein on Thursday night with an ensemble of dancers.

"Ubuhle Bekhiwane Ziimpethu" is an ancient IsiXhosa expression warning any person blindly charmed by beauty to be vigilant.

After burning impepho (incense) inside the intimate gallery, Mabulu gathered art lovers about 100 metres from Kalashnikovv and a few minutes later the ensemble was dancing down De Beer Street, temporarily blocking traffic....

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