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Tuli Mekondjo

b. Kwanza-Sul, Angola, 1982. Lives in Windhoek, Namibia.

Tuli Mekondjo’s works vividly express the generative powers of women, nature and the imagination in healing, and build on her early history of displacement as a Namibian refugee in Angola and Zambia during the struggle for Namibian Independence. A primarily self-taught artist, Mekondjo has been exhibiting her works since 2016 and is represented by Guns & Rain.


Self Taught

Solo exhibitions

2020:  Investec Cape Town Art Fair, with Guns & Rain, Cape Town, South Africa.

2019:  The Project Room,  Windhoek, Namibia.

2016:  The Bellowing Mind, Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre, Windhoek, Namibia.

Group exhibitions

2020:  Borders of Memory (with Helena Uambembe), Online Exhibition, Guns & Rain, Johannesburg, South Africa.

2020:  Virtual Contemporary Art Fair, ARCO Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal.

2019:  Suffrage, Women’s Group Show, Guns & Rain, Johannesburg, South Africa.

2019:  NJE Collective, Investec Cape Town Art Fair, Cape Town, South Africa.

2019:  1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, Guns & Rain, London, United Kingdom.

2018:  NJE Collective, FNB Joburg Art Fair, Johannesburg, South Africa.

2018:  Future Africa Visions in Time, Windhoek, Namibia (a collaboration between the Bayreuth Academy of Advanced African Studies, Iwalewahaus Bayreuth and the Goethe-Institut Namibia).

2016:  Collective at the Art Market, Budapest, Hungary.


Foundation Blachere, France

Ilham Gallery, Malaysia

University of South Africa (UNISA)

ARAK Collection, Qatar

Africa First Collection

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