August 3, 2023 | Mocha Lounge
Located In the heart of Bridgetown, Cape Town, RLabs is a beacon of hope and transformation. Since its inception in 2009, This globally recognized non-profit organization made significant contributions to societal empowerment and transformation. With a presence in 23 countries across five continents, RLabs has positively impacted over 53 million lives through Hope, Innovation and Technology.
One of the most unique extensions of RLabs’ mission is the RLabs House, a boutique destination unlike any other in the world. Nestled in the vibrant community of Mitchell’s Plain, RLabs House beautifully encapsulates Cape Flats’ design and culture. Here, art and HOPE meet, resulting in a space that not only showcases local artistic talent, yet brings together locals and visitors for memorable experiences.
This July, RLabs House is gearing up for its 11th art exhibition. We are thrilled to announce a collaboration with The World Art gallery, featuring a solo exhibition by the world-renowned artist Dion Cupido. The exhibition is titled ‘State of REALity,’ the exhibition aims to blur the boundaries between reality and perception, exploring how one person’s dangerous ghetto can be another’s place of safety.
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State of Reality
State of Reality Art Pieces
Dion Cupido’s artistic brilliance is showcased through his unique technique of interweaving the fragile and the charged in his portrayals of urban scenes and portraits. These thought-provoking pieces present viewers with potentially different experiences, influenced by their personal realities. It’s a captivating exploration of how reality is subjective and personal, defined by our perceptions and experiences.
The ‘State of REALity’ exhibition kicks off on First Thursday, 6 July 2023, and will run for the entire month at RLabs House, #38 Silverhurt Street, Westridge, Mitchells Plain. It promises to be a sensory experience that will leave visitors introspective, enlightened, and enriched. The RLabs House team looks forward to welcoming art enthusiasts, curious explorers, and anyone eager to engage with this extraordinary exploration of reality.
Whether you’re a tourist, a business executive, a researcher, or a visitor, RLabs House offers you the chance to connect with the richness of the Mitchell’s Plain community and the beauty of its people. It’s a place to make new connections, live memorable experiences, and above all, a place where Art & HOPE meet.