The Spier Contemporary Exhibition is taking place till the end of February.
We were joined Sanell Aggenbach and Brett Murray who are both artists in the Spier Contemporary 2007 exhibition.
They explain that the exhibition is the the biggest of its kind with only 120 artworks chosen from over 2137 works submitted.
The exhibition closes on the 20th of February at the Spier Estate, where the final winners will be announced. There are seven award winners all sharing R700 000.
Willie Bester then joined us!
Willie is a resistant artist from the Western Cape who creates art from recycled waste he collects at scrapyards and waste places.
Willie is currently having an exhibition at the Iziko Museum and will later in the year have another exhibition in New York. For more information visit the Iziko Museum
**Jonny Cooper Big Band**
Cooper explains his love for swing music came when he was living in England and was exposed to it while attending Swing concerts.
The Jonny Cooper Big Band consist of 19 members and will be performing at the Spier Estate on the 8th of February 2008.
They have been inducted into the Glen Miller Big Band Hall of Fame, and are officially representatives of the Big Bands in Africa.