Photo of Gabrielle Goliath

Gabrielle Goliath

b. 1983, Kimberly. Currently living in Johannesburg.

Gabrielle Goliath explores challenging sociopolitical concerns, engaging the viewer in a visual and often physical sense. Recent bodies of work have focussed on the trauma of violence, particularly in regard to the experience of women.

Exhibitions (solo)


2011 / 'Murder on 7th' / Nirox at Arts on Main / Johannesburg
2010 / 'Berenice' / Circa / Johannesburg
2009 / 'Murder on 7th' / Gallery Momo / Johannesburg

Exhibitions (group)


2013:  'Between the Lines' / Former Tagesspiegel Building (Between the Lines, Symposium North) / Berlin
2012:  'Rewind' / Centre for African Studies, UCT / Cape Town
2012:  'A Shot to the Arse' / The Michaelis Galleries / Cape Town
2012:  'Working Title' / Goodman Gallery, Cape Town
2012:  Photoville / Tierney Fellowship Exhibit / New York
2012:  Dak'Art Biennale / Senegal
2011:  'Alterating Conditions: performing performance art in South Africa' / Goethe on Main & the Bag Factory / Johannesburg
2010:  'Blissful Disturbance - WITS Masters and Fine Art Students' / Michaelis Galleries /Cape Town
2011:  'Transformations: Women's Art from the late 19 Century - 2010' / Johannesburg Art Gallery / Johannesburg
2010:  'Unshape' / Maker / Johannesburg
2010:  'SPace' / Museum Africa / Johannesburg
2010:  'US' / South Africa National Gallery / Cape Town
2009:  'Art that comes towards you' / Spring Art Tour / VANSA / Johannesburg
2009:  'Domestic' / Goethe Institute Arts on Main / Johannesburg
2009:  Sasol New Signatures / Pretoria Art Museum / Pretoria
2008:  'Four Tales' / Galley MOMO / Johannesburg
2007:  Art's Alive JHB City Exhibition / Johannesburg
2007:  'Lost and Found' / Market Photo Workshop / Johannesburg
2007:  Wits Martienssen Show / Wits School of Arts / Johannesburg

Collections


Represented in the collections of the Iziko South African National Gallery and the Johannesburg Art Gallery, as well as in various academic, private and corporate collections.

Publications


2012:  Alterating Conditions: Performing Performance Art in South Africa
Editor: Claudia Marion Stemberger
Exhibition catalogue

2012:  Dak'Art Biennale - 10th Biennale of Contemporary African Art
Published by the Republic of Senegal, Ministry of Culture and Tourism
Exhibition catalogue

2012:  Space: Currencies in Contemporary African Art
Co-published by Africa World Press and Unisa Press
Editor: Thembinkosi Goniwe
Exhibition Catalogue

2011:  Murder on 7th
Publisher: Maker
Published on the occasion of my Masters exhibition which took place at the Nirox Project Space, Arts on Main, 2010

2009:  Domestic
Editor: Melissa Mboweni & Jacki McInnes
Exhibition catalogue

Awards


2011:  Tierney Fellowship Award / Tierney Foundation / New York
2010:  Brait Everard Read Award / Circa / Johannesburg
2007:  Art's Alive JHB City Exhibition / Johannesburg
2007:  Wits Martienssen Award / Wits School of Arts / Johannesburg

Education


2011:  MAFA [with distinction] / University of the Witwatersrand / Johannesburg
2007: BAFA / University of the Witwatersrand / Johannesburg
2003:  Diploma Fashion Design / Technikon of the Witwatersrand / Johannesburg