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.
Solo exhibitions (Namibia and South Africa)
2019: The Project Room, Windhoek, Namibia.
2016: The Bellowing Mind, Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre, Windhoek, Namibia.
Group Exhibitions (Namibia and South Africa)
2019: Suffrage, Guns & Rain, Johannesburg.
2019: NJE Collective, Investec Cape Town Art Fair, Cape Town.
2018: NJE Collective, FNB Joburg Art Fair, Johannesburg.
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).
Group Exhibitions (International)
2019: 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, Guns & Rain, London, United Kingdom.
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, Palestine.