Fibre Designs and RK Contemporary Unveil Exclusive Collaboration

Published 22 March 2024 in Press

Cape Town, March 2024:  Fibre Designs, South Africa’s leading designer of handwoven floor ware and RK Contemporary, a Riebeeck Kasteel based art gallery, are thrilled to announce a collaboration which will see local artists exhibiting at the Fibre Designs studio in De Waterkant, Cape Town.

This partnership brings together Fibre Designs’ expertise in crafting luxurious, handwoven rugs and RK Contemporary’s commitment to curating contemporary South African art.  

“Fibre Designs and RK Contemporary share a passion for pushing boundaries and reimagining traditional concepts,” says Piere Antoine at Fibre Designs. “This collaboration represents a convergence of our dedication to quality craftsmanship and RK Contemporary’s commitment to promoting established and emerging local talent.”


“We are excited about the possibilities that this collaboration brings,” says Astrid McLeod, owner and curator at RK Contemporary. “It’s not just about combining textiles with art; it’s about creating an experience within the spaces we inhabit. Together, Fibre Designs and RK Contemporary aim to elevate the way people perceive and interact with their surroundings.”

RK Contemporary will curate regular exhibitions at the Fibre Designs Studio in De Waterkant featuring contemporary art across a variety of disciplines including painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking and ceramics. 

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