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Bombay Imagination Room launched

The gallery aims to showcase Soweto as an artistic and cultural hub.

The Bombay Imagination Room in Soweto. Picture: Twitter via @Toolz.

JOHANNESBURG - Bombay Sapphire has launched the Bombay Imagination Room, a pop-up art gallery in the heart of Soweto.

The gallery, which launched on Wednesday evening, aims to showcase Soweto as an artistic and cultural hub.

Each week, a different art medium will be showcased at the gallery in a curated exhibition.

Works from artist Kenny Nkosi, award-winning photographer Jodi Bieber and painter David Koloane will be on display.

Each new genre will be launched on Thursday evening.

Every Saturday, the Bombay Imagination Room will host intimate Bombay brunches where food will be paired with imaginative cocktails.

Sapphire Sundays will be hosted by DJ Kenzhero.

The gallery is located at the iconic Panyaza shisa nyama on Vundla Drive in Rockville.

The Bombay Imagination Room will operate for three weeks.

It is curated by visionary arts group Mashumi Art Projects (MAP).

The Bombay Imagination Room will open daily from 10:00 until 18:00, except on Wednesdays.

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