Julia Hango
Julia Hango Julia Hango

Julia Hango

b. 1993, Windhoek, Namibia. Lives in Swakopmund.

Julia Hango plays with photographic techniques, frequently centering her body in challenging fixed notions of gender roles and identity. Using her naked female form and the camera as her weapons Julia Hango confronts society on issues surrounding bodily anatomy, identity, and gender.

Education


Self-taught

Solo Exhibitions

2018: Manifestation of the self / A new chapter, the Franco Namibian Cultural Centre, Windhoek.
2016: Naked Spaces, The Franco Namibian Cultural Centre, Windhoek.
2015: Provocatore, Jojo’s Art and Music Cafe, Windhoek.
2015: Silent Violence, The Warehouse Theatre, Windhoek.

Group Exhibitions

2016: Beyond Binaries, Essence Festival, Durban. 
2016: I Am a Different me, queer/ trans/lesbian photographic project, the Other Foundation, Johannesburg.
2016: I Am a Different me, the Franco Namibian Cultural Centre, Windhoek.
2016: ARTMESIA, DF Contemporary, Cape Town.
2016: Fierce, Afrovibes, Amsterdam.
2016: Amazing Namibian Women, National Art Gallery of Namibia, Windhoek.
2016: Conversations: Collaboration Between JuliART and Oddgtl, National Art Gallery of Namibia, Windhoek.
2016: So Namibia Collective, That Art Fair, Cape Town.
2015: FOR TONY, National Art Gallery of Namibia, Windhoek.
2015: XOM/ETOSHA - a Namibian Story, Goethe-Insitut Namibia, Windhoek.
2015: XOM/ETOSHA - a Namibian Story, Vänersborgs Konsthall, Vänersborgs, Sweden. 

Other


2017: Short List, Geraald Kraak Award. 
2017: Founder, Juliart and WINE: Nude life drawing salon.
2016: Founding member, "So Namibia" Collective.

Texts

Bongisa Msutu, Techniques of Asserting Humanity, ASAI, 2021. 
Marcia Elizabeth, The female form used as a weapon against the patriarchy, Bubblegum Club, 2018. 


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