Silence Is Accurate
160 Albert Rd, Woodstock
Unit AL 18B (upstairs)
Cape Town, 7915
South Africa


NYC: +1 646-504-9861 (10am - 6pm EST)
Cape Town: +27 (76)761-5345 (11am - 6pm)

Open Hours
Tuesday - Friday, 10am - 6:00pm | Saturday, 10am - 4pm | Or by appointment.
SIA is closed every 2nd Monday - Wednesday of each month for installation.



Silence Is Accurate (SIA) is a contemporary art gallery + consultancy specializing in emerging local and international art.
Our rotating exhibitions center around work that creates a dialogue about our generation’s identity, our environment, our questions and relationships. Collaborating with process-driven artists, SIA aims to inspire and continue conversations that address the human condition across time and culture.

When approaching consultancy projects we take great pride in helping you discover fresh, unexpected art options. We have the capability to manage nearly any scale project from clients in various stages and industries. SIA partners with its artists to transform spaces into extraordinary whole bodily experiences. We collaborate closely with clients to create private, corporate and startup company collections. Our work may also be found in temporary/pop-up presentations in locations such as retail, restaurant, boutique hotels, music festivals and various events. Our many services include: Site-specific Sculptures. Rotating Corporate Exhibitions. Interactive Installations. Mural Design. Commissioned Artwork. Neon + Light Design. Spatial Design. MORE INFO

Beautiful white-walls, white wooden floors, high ceilings, large windows (lots of natural light) and a terrace. Our gallery has the capabilities to house 100 guests for standing receptions, or 50-80 seated, the options are vast. 
To book your event, or for further information, please contact: Info@SilenceIsAccurate

Each month SIA hosts various creative nights, from Big Magic Conversation to hosting Sofar Sounds and gong bath experiences. 
These innovative meet-ups create opportunities for our community to gather, connect with their inner creativity, and inspire critical thinking.
Have a look at the calendar HERE and sign up for our newsletter below for updates.


Silence Is Accurate was founded in New York City. Our NoMad office focuses on consultancy work and we regularly curates pop up exhibitions in Brooklyn and Manhattan.
Check out SIA’s ongoing projects and exhibitions on view in The Big Apple HERE


Thank you for your interest in SIA. Press kits available HERE
A small selection of images are also available through the link. To request high-resolution press images, please send us an Image Request email:




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Portia Makoma is an independent art curator and founder of Silence Is Accurate (SIA). She has worked alongside innovative organizations that nurture artists, such as chashama, and she continues to cultivate unconventional platforms for visual arts showcases. SIA is an arts consultancy she launched as an extension of her focus on emerging artists. The agency specializes in site-specific installation, neon and contemporary art. SIA's Art Gallery in Woodstock, Cape Town will opened in September, 2017



"For Rothko, the paintings were objects that possessed their own form and potential, and therefore, must be encountered as such. Sensing the futility of words in describing this decidedly non-verbal aspect of his work, Rothko abandoned all attempts at responding to those who inquired after its meaning and purpose, stating finally that Silence Is ‘so Accurate.’