Ivo Murrijo Cossa is a Vaal University of Technology 4th year student in Fine Arts in the Faculty of Human Sciences. He hails from Mpumalanga.
For social cohesion, having an art space based in the Vaal where art can be explored and showcased; to get more children involved in arts classes and exhibit their work, Murrijo held an Art Exhibition in Bedworthpark alongside Gamakhulu Daniso and Nkululeko Khumalo on 24 September 2021.
All in accordance to the main aim of the exhibition and order of the day: Children’s Art exhibitors by Murijo, Bight Sparks Dazzler by Christelle Mcdermid and Charmain Booth, the veteran photographic journalist, Leonard Khumalo, poetry and music by Thembisile and Truth all participated in the exhibition and showcased their crafts.
The highlights of the event were the children’s art exhibition, poetry, vintage cars and art talks.
Art and heritage go along for there is no better art without history and culture. Heritage is about inheritance of art, which then translates culture as a property of a certain idea of good practice.
Murrijo plans to have his own art institutions that will promote culture and creativity diversely. He also dedicates his Saturdays to teaching young kids Art.
Article by: Qhawekazi Memani