Rehema Chachage

b. 1987, Dar es Salaam, lives in Vienna.

Rehema Chachage is a visual artist whose practice can be viewed as a performative archive. Chachage collects histories tied to women in the Swahili region – stories, rituals, melodies, relics, and oral and written forms. Studying and intervening with these sources, the artist engages a playful research-based process of art and archival production.

Education


Current: PhD in Practice, Academy of Fine Art Vienna, Vienna.
2018: Masters of Art (MA), Contemporary Art Theory, Goldsmiths, University of London, London.
2009: Bachelor of Arts (BA), Fine Art, Michaelis School of Fine Art, Cape Town.

Solo Exhibitions (Tanzania and South Africa)


2013: Mshanga, Nafasi Art Space, Dar es Salaam.
2010: Chipuza ('Germinate’), Goethe Institute Tanzania, Dar es Salaam.
2009: Haba na Haba, Michaelis School of Fine Art, Cape Town.

Solo Exhibitions (International)


2017: Mlango wa Navushiku (Navushiku’s Lineage), Circle Art Gallery, Nairobi.
2012: Orupa Mchikirwa/Mshanga, (residency exhibition), Akiyoshidai International Art Village, Yamaguchi.

Group Exhibitions (Tanzania and South Africa)


2020: Tomorrow there will be more of us, The Inaugural Stellenbosch Triennale, Concepts of Freedom Pavillion, Stellenbosch.
2018: Converge, RAW Spot Gallery, Grahamstown National Arts Festival, Grahamstown.
2016: East Africa Focus, FNB Joburg Art Fair, Johannesburg.
2016: Consuming us, special projects, Cape Town Art Fair, Cape Town.

Group Exhibitions (International)


2019: Amani: In the footsteps of a colonial research station, MARKK Museum am Rothenbaum, Hamburg.
2019: LIVE WORKS, Performance Act Award 2019, Drodesera.
2018: Dak’Art, African Contemporary Art Biennale, Dakar.
2017: THAT, AROUND WHICH THE UNIVERSE REVOLVES: On Rhythmanalysis of Memory, Times, Bodies in Space, A Collaboration of SAVVY Contemporary with FFT Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf.
2016: In the blink of an eye, Arthub Asia, Shanghai.
2016: When things fall apart: Critical voices on the radars, Trapholt Museum, Kolding.
2016: Kabbo ka muwala/ The girl’s basket, (migrating exhibition), Harare; Kampala; Bremen.
2015: African Odysseys, BRASS Cultural Centre of the Forest, Brussels.
2014: Where we’re at! Other voices on gender, Bozar, Brussels.
2013: 18th International Contemporary Festival VIDEOBRASIL, Sao Paolo.
2013 - 2014: STILL FIGHTING IGNORANCE & INTELLECTUAL PERFIDY: Video Art from Africa, Malmo Konsthall, Malmo; 28th edition of VIDEOFORMES, Clermont-Ferrand; Motorenhalle, Dresden; Kunsthalle Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo; Ben Uri Museum, London.
2012: Story on Story, Akiyoshidai International Art Village. Yamaguchi.

Awards


2020: Shortlist, Henrike Grohs Art Award.
2016: Pro-Helvetia Ant Funding Grantee, for solo exhibition at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Harare.
2014: African Arts Trust Grantee, for incubation and running of Kuta-na Sanaa: A residency and mentorship programmed project at Nafasi Art Space, Dar es Salaam.
2014: apexart Franchise 2nd Winner, for Beauty Salons and the Beast.

Residencies and Fellowships


2019: Fellow, Art Writing Work: A collaborative project promoting art writing in East Africa, Nairobi; Kampala.
2017: Research Fellow, Arts of Africa and the Global South, Rhodes University, Fine Art Department, Grahamstown.
2016: Artist in Residence, ZK/U (Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik), Berlin.
2015: Artist in Residence (April - June), Thami Mnyele Foundation, Amsterdam.
2012: Artist in Residence (January - March), Akiyoshidai International Artist Village (AIAV), Yamaguchi.
2011: Artist in Residence (July - September), Nordic Artists' Centre Dalsåsen, Dale i Sunnfjord.

Workshops and Presentations


2019: Panelist, The Burden of Memory: Considering German colonial history in Africa, Goethe-Institut, Yaoundé.
2019: Artist Talk, in Vizazi: Contemporary visual culture of Tanzania, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London.
2015: Performative Lecture, Today’s standard of African Beauty, during 'VENUS - The anti-hero hero', Framer Framed, Amsterdam.
2015: Presentation, Representation & Invisibility, (illuminating questions on power structures and relations within the art world, in terms of gender, status, western hegemony on taste, representation, etc), Supermarket Independent Art Fair, Stockholm.
2014: Panelist, How Contemporary is Tanzanian Art?, during exhibition 'Imaginings: The Worlds of George Lilanga', National Museum and House of Culture, Dar es Salaam.

Curatorial Projects


2016: Co-curator, About Time: The Exhibition, (an exhibition of lens-based media interventions), Stone Town, 09 - 17 July.
2015: Co-curator, Impose/Expose: Art Revealing Space, (an exhibition of nine artistic interventions in central Dar es Salaam), 26 September – 10 October.
2015: Co-curator, Beauty Salons and the Beast, (an apexart winning franchise with site specific interventions in Beauty Salons and Barbershops of Dar es Salaam), Dar es Salaam, 07 February - 07 March.

Publications


(featuring the artist's work)

2017: Ruth Simbao, Reaching Sideways, Writing Our Ways: The Orientation of the Arts of Africa Discourse, with William B. Miko, Eyitayo Tolulope Ijisakin, Romuald Tchibozo, Masimba Hwati, Kristin NG-Yang, Patrick Mudekereza, Aidah Nalubowa, Genevieve Hyacinthe, Lee-Roy Jason, Eman Abdou, Rehema Chachage, Amanda Tumusiime, Suzana Sousa and Fadzai Muchemwa, 'African Arts' vol 50(2): 10-29.
2017: Margareta Wallin Wictorin, An African woman coming to voice through a multi-modal work in 'Concurrent Imaginaries, Postcolonial Worlds: Toward Revised Histories', Brydon; Forsgren; Fur (eds), Leiden/Boston: Brill. 211-226.
2014: PRŌTOCOLLUM: An artists’ journal for contemporary non-Western art, vol 1: 66.
2014: AFRIKADAA: Afro Design and Contemporary Arts, in 'Image En Mouvement: Re-Inventing Narratives', vol 8: 112-113.
2014: Africa Masters: Rising Stars (Tanzania Edition), The African Channel, London.

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Kim Karabo Makin

Kim Karabo Makin

b. Gaborone, Botswana, 1994. Lives and works between Gaborone and Cape Town.

Kim Karabo Makin is a multidisciplinary artist and her practice combines sculpture, sound and installation, with a research base and unique spatial awareness. Her work is informed by her multiculturalism — with particular attention to the role that context plays in identity formation. Kim Karabo Makin is a founding member of the Botswana Pavilion, an artist collective interrogating Botswana’s creative identity. 

Education

2019–present: Master of Fine Arts, Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town, Cape Town. 
2018: Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts, Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town, Cape Town.

Group exhibitions

2020: Home is where the art is, Zeitz MOCAA, Cape Town.
2020: The Mutha_Ship Landing, Salt River, Cape Town.
2020: The Botswana Pavilion: Collective Ties, Pro Helvetia Johannesburg [online exhibition].
2020: Past Present Currents, presented by Re-Curators for Latitudes Art Fair [online exhibition]. 
2020: Michaelis Masters Showcase, RMB Turbine Art Fair [online exhibition]. 
2019: Graduate Exhibition, RMB Turbine Art Fair, Johannesburg.
2019: The Botswana Pavilion: Subjective Nationhood, Botswana National Art Gallery, Gaborone.
2019: The Botswana Pavilion: No Return, Gallery MOMO, Cape Town.
2019: Formally Known As, Association for Visual Arts Gallery, Cape Town.
2018: Grad Show 2018, Michaelis School of Fine Art, Cape Town.
2018: 2018 Absa L’Atelier, ABSA Art Gallery, Johannesburg.
2018: The Devil Loves When We Loathe Ourselves, 99 Loop Gallery, Cape Town.
2017: The changing realities in which we live at UCT, Molly Blackburn, University of Cape Town, Cape Town.
2015: Return to Sender, Centre for African Studies (CAS) Gallery, University of Cape Town, Cape Town.

Panels

2020: Moderator, Collective Ties: methods for creative and cultural exchange in the region, British Council, Johannesburg. 
2020: Panelist, Culture, Tourism and the New Narrative, World Bank Art Program. 

Reviews

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Cheryl Traub-Adler

Cheryl Traub-Adler

b. Cape Town, South Africa, 1959.

Cheryl Traub-Adler is an interdisciplinary artist. Her public art intersects between performance, embodied practice and localized site-specific disruption. In studio Cheryl Traub-Adler focuses on the creative process in printmaking, collage, poetry and painting.

Education

1981: Diploma in Fine Art, Michaelis School of Fine Art, Cape Town.
1995: Waldorf Teacher Training, Centre for Creative Education, Cape Town. 
2003: Bridging Polarities through Art, Online Course. 
Online Studies.
2011-19: Online courses, Medicine and the Arts: Humanizing Healthcare, The University of Cape Town; What is a Mind?, The University of Cape Town; Identity, Conflict and Public Space, Queen’s University; Politics, Art and Resistance, The University of Kent; Behind the Scenes at the 21st Century Museum, University of Leicester; Why We Post, University College London; Arts and Technology Teach-Out, University of Michigan.

Solo Exhibitions

2017: Analogue V, Alliance Française, Cape Town.
2012: The Figure Imagined, Art In The Forest, Cape Town.
2012: Ancestral Robe Washing, FirstSite Specific, Plettenberg Bay. 
2014: The Minds Eye, Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees, Oudshoorn.

Group Exhibitions

2020: Fly To Me, The Project Space, Johannesburg.
2019: Fundamental Rationalism, Eclectica Print Art Gallery, Cape Town.
2018: Politics of Water (Performance Photographs Curated by Mirjam Asmal), Association for Visual Arts, Cape Town.
2018: Privacy is not a Right, Slave Church Museum, Cape Town.
2018: Politics, Art and Resistance, TATE Modern/TATE exchange FutureLearn, London.
2017: New Guard, ArtB Gallery, Cape Town.
2015: Persistence of Memory, Centre for Curating the Archive, Untitled Studios,  Cape Town. 
2015: Oppressive Space, Wolf Architects Pumflet ‘Rondehuis, Cape Town.

Installations

2020: Garden of a Future Nostalgia (with Luan Nel), Nel Art Gallery, Cape Town.
2019: Daor Contemporary Opening: Installation - Mixed Tapes ReWind Version 2
2019: My Mothers Dress (Finalist Winner), PPC Imaginarium, Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg.
2018: Home Affairs / Artweek Cape Town (Curated by Astrid Von Brucken), Collaborative Intervention,  Daor Contemporary, Cape Town.
2018: Deconstructing National Monuments, Thupelo Workshop, Cape Town.
2018: Artists Breath, GUS Stellenbosch, Cape Town.
2016: Paths of Pilgrimage, Roundabout.LX, Lisbon.
2015: Bloed, Snake Eagle Thinking Path, Matjiesfontein, South Africa.
2014: Making Space, Open City, Church Square, Cape Town.
2014: Basurama, Gardens, Cape Town.
2014: Kraal.Installation Performance, Nieu Bethesda, South Africa.
2014:  Hyym Zys Hyym/Home Sweet Home Installation, Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees, Oudshoorn.
2014: Cage of Follies, Geodesic Dome, Tankwa Karoo, South Africa.
2013: Lifna Adam- Artisinal Response, Installation,  Fez, Morocco.
2013: Xtincture & the Salt in the Wound, Greatmore Studio, Cape Town.
2011: Ithemba Love Letters (with OneMileClock), BurningMan, Nevada.
2010: Dream Interactive BodyMap Installation, AfriKaburn, Stonehenge Private Reserve, South Africa.
2010: TroyArtPuppet contributor to TroyArt, Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Performance

2019: Mihloti Ya Wansati / Women’s Tears (with Lizette Chirimme), Investec Art Fair Gallery Night, AVA Stoep, Cape Town.
2017: What the Body Remembers, Collaborative Alliance Française du Cap, Cape Town.
2017: Drawing the Line, Kalk Bay Platform, Collaborative public intervention with Gita Galinea and SlowLife, Kalk Bay, South Africa
2014: How long is a piece of string? Afrikaburn, Tankwa Karoo, South Africa.

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Yasmien Mackay

b. 1997, Durban, South Africa; lives in Durban.

Yasmien Mackay utilizes digital photography, video and printing, with found objects and installation, to explore and provoke responses to questions of patriarchy, culture, language and identity in contemporary society. A graduate of DUT, Mackay has been exhibiting her work since 2016.

Education


2019:  Bachelor of Technology, Fine Art (cum laude),  Durban University of Technology, Durban.

Group Exhibitions (South Africa)


2020:  An Unfurling: Young Artist Project, KwaZulu-Natal Society of Arts (KZNSA) Gallery, Durban.
2019:  When Thoughts Become Things, Durban Art Gallery, Durban.
2019:  Zeitgeist Africa, Durban University of Technology Gallery, Durban.
2019:  Entrepreneurship Through the Arts, Durban International Convention Centre, Durban.
2019:  Emma Smith Nominee Exhibition, Durban University of Technology, Durban.
2018:  DUT Fine Art & Jewellery Design Graduate Exhibition, KwaZulu-Natal Society of Arts (KZNSA) Gallery, Durban.
2018:  SHIFT. DISREGARD. RETHINK, Durban University of Technology Gallery, Durban.
2018:  DOES THIS OFFEND YOU?  BAT Centre, Durban.
2016:  National Creative Arts Youth Festival, Durban University of Technology Gallery, Durban.
2016:  New Beginners, Durban Art Space, Durban.

Awards


2019:  Fine Art Excellence Award (Fourth Year Top Student), Durban University of Technology.
2018:  Fine Art Excellence Award (Third Year Top Student), Durban University of Technology.
2018:  Dean’s Merit Award for National Diploma in Fine Art, Durban University of Technology.
2017:  Fine Art Excellence Award (Second Year Top Student), Durban University of Technology.
2016:  Third Place, National Creative Arts Youth Festival.
2016:  Fine Art Excellence Award (First Year Top Student), Durban University of Technology.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Krishna Luchoomun

b. 1962, Mauritius.

Krishna Luchoomun is an artist, art lecturer and organiser from Mauritius. He is the co-founder of pARTage, an artist led art organisation working for the promotion of contemporary art in Mauritius.

 

Because of its colonial past, Mauritius is an island where different cultural groups pretend to live together. Since my early childhood, I have been exposed to different customs and traditions and this has helped shape my awareness of the world, of what it means to be human and of the innate need that most of us have to connect – physically, emotionally and spiritually – with other human beings and with the natural world. This sensitivity is at the heart of my practice. I use clothing not only as a basic material, but essentially as a means of artistic expression to revisit both slavery and indentureship to explore issues pertaining to Identity, multiculturalism and nationhood. And linking these to the reality of today’s world in relation to life, culture, economy and politics of Mauritian society.

Art Education

Currently Senior Lecturer at M.G.I. School of Fine Arts
1990 M.A. in fine arts, Academy of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, former USSR
Part-time lecturer, Visual Arts Department, Mauritius Institute of Education
Part-time lecturer, National Institute of Fashion Technology, Mauritius
Part-time lecturer, IVTB School of design, Mauritius

Solo Exhibitions

2015 My Soviet years, French Cultural centre, Mauritius
2010 Doors, Imaaya gallery, Mauritius
2006 KULER RUZ&lt, gallery, Mauritius
2004 Charles Gounod Gallery, Reunion
2000 Plantage Dookland, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2000 Alliance Française, Mauritius
1991 Eureka House, Mauritius
1990 House of Friendship, Leningrad, Russia

Group Exhibitions

2017 pARTage International Artists Workshop, French Cultural centre
2017 Artistes des Iles de L`ocean Indien, La Region, Reunion
2017 Third Dot, Long Beach Hotel, Mauritius
2017 PORLWI by Nature, Mauritius
2017 Geumgang Nature Art Center, South Korea
2016 Mother Earth, Father Sky, Tsukuba Art Centre, Japan
2016 Borderline, Granary, Mauritius
2016 WE- Architecture, Korean Cultural centre Delhi, India
2016 METAFORM; Rogers House, Mauritius
2016 PORLWI by People, Mauritius
2015 First Mauritius Pavilion 56th Venice Biennale, Italy
2014 ARTchipelago, IFM, Mauritius
2013 IKARU, Pretoria Art Museum, South Africa
2013 Offline, Portugal
2012 Thupelo, Johannesburg, South Africa
2012 Triangle 30 years, New York, USA
2011 CBK Zuidoost gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2010 International workshop, AIFACS, India
2009 SADC meeting, Botswana
2008 Beijing 3rd Biennale, China
2007 insulART international exhibition, MGI, Mauritius
2006 Open Studios, Gasworks, London, UK
2006 Britto, Bangladesh
2005 2nd Biennale Beijing, China
2005 2nd East African Biennale, Tanzania
2004 pARTage International Artists Workshop, Mauritius
2003 Staedlijk Museum of Zwolle, The Netherlands
2003 Nicole Chabot and Krishna, Alliance Francaise, Mauritius
2003 Abiko Open Air exhibition, Abiko, Japan
2003 Latitude 2003, Municipality of Paris, France
2003 Karte postale, St Pierre, Reunion
2003 Modern Arts Museum, Windhoek, Namibia
2002 1st Triennial, Mauritius
2001 Slip Way Art Gallery, Dar-Es-Salam, Tanzania
1999 International artists` workshop, Nida, Lithuania
1999 World Print Triennial, Chamalieres, France
1999 MOBAA Millenium exhibition, Mauritius
1999 Escale International Exhibition, Eureka, Mauritius
1999 MOBBA Sequences, Le Caudan, Mauritius
1999 African contemporary Art, Beijing, China
1997 9th Triennial, India
1995 Africus, Johannesburg Biennial, South Africa
1995 Uecker Class, Dusseldorf, Germany
1994 World Prints Triennial, Chamalieres, France
1994 Werkhof gallery, Germany
1993 Bothnia Seascape, Oulu, Finland
1993 Salon d’Automne, Paris, France
1992 Biennial of Seychelles

Residencies & Workshops

1993 Seascape Symposium, Finland
1995 Uecker Workshop, Dusseldorf, Germany
1995 International Creole Festival, Reunion
1997 Gandhi Residential Artists Workshop, India
1998 Printmaking Workshop with H. Di. Rosa, French Cultural Centre
1999 Residential Workshop, Nida, Lithuania
2000 Printmaking Workshop, Reunion
2000 SADC Art and Crafts workshop, Namibia
2001 Thami Mnyele, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2001 Raffiki International Artists` workshop, Tanzania
2003 Abiko Residential workshop, Japan
2004 pARTage Residential workshop, Mauritius
2005 2nd Beijing Biennale workshop, China
2006 Two Months residency at Gas works studios, London
2007 insulART workshop, Mauritius
2007 ESCALE 10 years later, Mauritius
2008 Britto international workshop, Bangladesh
2008 Beijing Biennale, China
2009 Indian diaspora workshop, Mauritius

Art Positions Held

2017 Head of International Jury, Seychelles Biennale
2016 International Jury Barclays, L`Atelier, Johannesburg
2011 International Jury Video Brazil, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2003 Co-founder of pARTage (association of Mauritian artists), Mauritius
Art organiser, Mauritius Examinations Syndicate, Mauritius
Art examiner, Mauritius Examinations Syndicate, Mauritius
Member of Arts Panel at Curriculum Research Center, Mauritius

Collections

Museum of U.S.S.R Academy of Fine Arts, Russia
State House of Republic of Mauritius, Mauritius
Prime Minister`s Office, Mauritius
Municipality of Port-Louis, Mauritius
Airport of Mauritius, Mauritius
The British Council, Mauritius
Bothnia Seascape Fund, Finland
The municipality of Salazie, Reunion
Bank National of Paris, Mauritius
Lalit Kala Academy Fund, India
Mauritius Offshore Banking Activities Authority, Mauritius
Bibliotheque Nationale de Paris, France
Thami Mnyele Foundation, The Netherlands
Rafiki Foundation, Tanzania
Munich Re- Insurance (German Offshore), Mauritius
Avalon Golf Estate, Mauritius
Office of the president of India, India
International Financial Services, Mauritius
Mauritius Commercial Bank
Central Bank of Mauritius
Private Collections in France, Reunion, England, Russia, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, India, The Netherlands, South Africa, Namibia, Belgium

Published Works & Critical Reviews

Salon d’Automne, France
Biennial of Seychelles, Seychelles
World Printstriennial, Chamalieres, France
World of Ex-Libris, Switzerland
Made in Mauritius, Germany
9th Trienniale, India
MOBAA, Mauritius
Artists of the World – Save the Children, Mauritius
MOBAA Millenium exhibition, Mauritius
Abiko 2003, Japan
Latitude 2003, Paris, France
pARTage workshop 2004, Mauritius
2nd Biennale, China
Art in Mauritius, Mauritius
Springerin, Austria
3rd Biennale, China
Ties, Mauritius
Venice Biennial

Kristin NG-Yang

Kristin NG-Yang

b. 1970 Shandong, China. Lives in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Kristin NG-Yang draws on her dual Chinese and South African identity to reflect on questions of migration, nature, agency and identity.

Art Education

Present: PhD, University of KwaZulu- Natal, KwaZulu-Natal.
2004: Master of Fine Art, University of KwaZulu-Natal, KwaZulu-Natal.
1991: Central Academy of Fine Arts (majoring in oil paint painting), Beijing. 

Solo Exhibitions

2017: Perceptions & Prejudices, The Other Room, Durban.
2016: Bird/Fish Solo Exhibition, Noeli Galley, Shanghai.
2016: Bird/Fish Solo Exhibition,National Arts Festival, Grahamstown, South Africa. 
2016: Bird/Fish Solo Exhibition, Durban Art Gallery & Rivertown Contemporary, Durban. 
2015: Kristin’s Solo Exhibition, Tamasa Gallery, Durban.
2014: Diary in South Africa, Noeli Galley, Shanghai.
2013: Living in South Africa, Noeli Galley, Shanghai.
2012: Interpretation, Alliance Francaise, Durban.
2008: Art works by Kristin Hua Yang, Fogolino Art Gallery, Trento, Italy.
2008: Art works by Kristin Hua Yang, Cassa Rurale di Pergine, Pergine, Italy.
2007: Nordic Forest, KZNSA Gallery, Durban.
2004: Submerged Mindscape, Tamasa Gallery, Durban.
2003: MAFA exhibition, Jack Heath Gallery, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. 
2001: Drawing and oil paintings, Jack Heath Gallery, Pietermaritzburg.

Group exhibitions


2017: Turbine Art Fair, Johannesburg. 
2017: Bird/Fish studio I (with Rory Klopper), Bird/Fish Studio, Beijing.
2016: Zhishang - Kongjian, Bird Nest Art Center, Beijing, China
2016: Zhishang - Wanwei, Ban Space, Shanghai, China
2016: Zhishang - Zhishang, National Exhibition Center, Shanghai, China
2015: Zhongshan Art Fair, Zhongshan, Guangdong, China
2015: Female Art Exhibition, Naked Eye Gallery, Beijing, China
2014: LiRenWeiMei, ShangShang Art Gallery, Beijing, China
2014: Chufu, Yixing Art Space, Beijing, China
2014: ChongGouYiXiang 1, Yi Space, Beijing, China
2014: Exhale, Art Space Durban
2013: Sound From Africa, East Gallery, Guanlan, China
2013: The 2nd Chinese Young Artist selected Prints Exhibition, 798 Art Zone, Beijing & Qingdao art Gallery, Shenzhen, China
2013: What Lies Beneath, KZNSA Gallery, Durban
2013: Consider China, Art Space Durban, South Africa.
2013: Chun Guang Za Xian, Yi Gallery, Beijing, China.
2012: Across the parallel lines (with Diane Victor), East Galley, Guanlan, China
2012: Lady of the Forest, Inky cuttlefish Studio, London, UK
2012: Art on Paper, Nairobi National Museum, Kenya
2011: Emerging Artist from South Africa, Pangyongjie Studio, Beijing, China
2010: 10 Years, 10 Artists, Tamasa Gallery, Durban
2010: Art exhibition, St Paul secondary school, London, U.K.
2010: Red Eye, Durban Art Gallery, Durban
2010: Woman's Day, Durban Art Gallery, Durban
2010: Jabulisa 2001, Tatham Art Gallery, Travelled to Durban, Margate, Empangeni, Eshowe Museum and Newcastle
2009: Cultural Landscapes, Turbine Hall, Johannesburg
2008: CVA exhibition of staff and graduate students, Jack Heath Gallery, Pietermaritzburg
2008: Annual members exhibition, KZNSA Gallery, Durban
2007: Pure and Simple, duet exhibition at ArtSpace, Durban
2007: Intel Exhibition of Art Works, Johannesburg and Cape Town
2007: Woman's Day, Durban Art Gallery, Durban
2007: A4 from Durban, ArtSpace Berlin, Germany
2007: Annual members exhibition, KZNSA Gallery, Durban
2006: Renault Artists: Everard Read Gallery, Johannesburg; Renault exhibition hall, Port Elizabeth & Renault exhibition hall, Paris, France

Scholarships


2002: Top 45 Postgraduate Student Scholarship, University of KwaZulu-Natal
2010-2012: Rita Strong Scholarship
2001-2003: Rita Strong Scholarship

Sultana Haukim

b. 1974, Quatre-Bornes, Mauritius.

Sultana Haukim’s paintings and installations focus on issues affecting women in society such as female identity, sexual abuse and the dowry system.

Art Education


2003: Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Fine Art with Education, Mahatma Gandhi Institute, Mauritius.
1998: Teacher’s Diploma, Visual Arts, Mauritius Institute of Education, Mauritius.

Artist Statement


For the past few years my works have been focused on issues related to the life of women in our modern society. Being a daughter, a sister, a wife and a mother, I have experienced the inequalities and prejudices towards woman and have better understood the situation of woman in the world. My status as a female artist gives me the possibilities to express and explore this closer universe of women.

My work also addresses the social and psychological dimensions of women's experience in contemporary societies. Issues about female identity, femininity, concepts of beauty, female genital mutilation, oppression, sexual abuse, abortion and the dowry system, are among the different issues that I have been analyzing in my artwork.

I use mannequins as a metaphor of the female body, being seen as an object to please. From lifeless and dumb, my intervention on them opens doors to various interpretations; colour, matter, out-cuts, assemblage, optical play are some of the ingredients which give the mannequins an alternative look to keep the eye alert and the mind awakened so as to create meaningful change for the future of women.

Solo Exhibitions (Mauritius)


2011: Le Suffren Hotel, Port Louis.
2005: L’Alliance Francaise, Port Louis.

Solo Exhibitions (International)


2013: WG Punt Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Group Exhibitions (Mauritius)


2017: State House, Mauritius.
2016: Porlwi by people Festival.
2016: Metaform.
2015: Porlwi by light Festival.
2015: Bridge, Eco/ art Festival.
2014: Exhibition to commemorate the arrival of Indians in Mauritius, theme Glory of Bihar.
2012: Performance night, Institut Francais de Maurice.
2011: Renaissance, Institut Francais de Maurice.
2010: Festival L’Univert, Institut Francais de Maurice.
2009: Dodo Project , pARTage Gallery.
2007 & 2011: Salon d’ete, SSR Art gallery, Port Louis.
2006: All African Rotary Summit exhibition, Sugar Beach hotel.
2005: Second Triennial of Contemporary Art of the Indian Ocean.
2003 - 2017: Participation in the yearly Salon de Mai, Mahatma Gandhi Institute.
2002: First Triennial of Contemporary Art of the Indian Ocean.

Group Exhibitions (International)


2015: Mauritius Pavilion, 56th Venice Biennale, Italy.
2013: Expoesie, Saint Malo, France.
2012: Thupelo International artists’ exhibition, Greatmore Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa.
2011: International artists exhibition, AIFACS, New Delhi, India.
2010: 4th International Biennale of Beijing, China.
2009: African Artist’s Network Exhibition, Kenya.
2008: International Artists exhibition, Theertha Gallery, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
2007: East African Biennale , Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.

Workshops


2017: International workshop, Migration, identity and belonging, pARTage, Mauritius.
2014: International workshop, ARTchipelago, pARTage, Mauritius.
2012: Thupelo Wellington 2012, Wellington, South Africa.
2011: International workshop, AIFACS, New Delhi, India.
2011: International Workshop,Art in the Forest, pARTage, Mauritius.
2008: International Artist Workshop, Theertha Gallery, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
2006: Printmaking Workshop by Grete Marstein (Norway), Mauritius.
2006: ARTerre’ Workshop, pARTage, Mauritius.
2005: Second International Triennial of Contemporary Art, Mauritius.

Residencies


2016: Tsukuba Artist in Residency, Father Sky, Mother Nature, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan.
2013: Thami Mynele Foundation Studio, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
2012: Residency/workshop with the French artist Veronique Bigo.

Awards


2007: First prize, Painting competition, Municipality of Quatre-Bornes, Mauritius.
1996: Silver prize, Salon des Jeunes Talents Prometteur, L’institute pour le developpement des Arts de l’Ocean Indien, Port Louis, Mauritius.

Catalogues


2017: Migration, Identity and Belongings, pARTage.
2015:  56th Biennale of Venice, Italy.
2015: Pavilion of Mauritius, From One Citizen You Gather an idea, 56th Biennale of Venice.
2014: ARTchipelogo.
2012: Renaissance Exhibition.
2010: Commemoration of the Battle of Vieux Grand-Port.
2010: 4th International Biennale of Beijing, China.
2007: 1st Salon D'été.
2007: East Africa Art 2007 Biennale.
2006: Salon de Mai.
2006: ARTerre, Landscape Workshop, Mauritius.
Art for APRIM, (Parents’ association for the rehabilitation of mentally handicapped children).
1996: Salon des Talents Prometteurs 96.

Wonder Buhle

b.  Kwa-Ngcolosi, KwaZulu-Natal, 1989

Wonder Buhle is a mixed-media artist whose work deals with family dynamics and the stereotypes associated with men in South Africa.

Education and Teaching


2011: Advanced apprenticeship training, Durban University of Technology, Durban.
2011: Velobala Mentorship Programme, Durban University of Technology, Durban.
2011: Drawing and painting teacher, BAT Centre, Durban.
2010: Visual Arts Residency Program, BAT Centre, Durban.

Solo Exhibitions (South Africa)


2020: COMFORT, BKhz, Johannesburg.
2018: Ukumisa Insika, Durban Art Gallery, Durban.

Solo Exhibitions (International)


2019: To Find Me, PilippZollinger Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland.

Group Exhibitions (South Africa)


2019: the head the hand, Blank Projects, Cape Town.
2017: Looking After Freedom, Michealis gallery, Cape Town.
2017: FNB Joburg Art Fair, Johannesburg.
2016: FNB Joburg Art Fair, Johannesburg.
2015: Members exhibition, KwaZulu-Natal Society of the Arts (KZNSA) Gallery, Durban.
2015: Blowing in the wind, KwaZulu-Natal Society of the Arts (KZNSA) Gallery, Durban.
2015: Joburg Art Fair Fringe, Johannesburg.
2015: Henry George Gallery, Johannesburg.
2014: 50 shades of Grey, Art Eye Gallery, Johannesburg.
2014: Young Blood Gallery, Cape Town.
2014: African Art Centre, Durban.
2014: AWE, KwaZulu-Natal Society of the Arts (KZNSA) Gallery, Durban.
2013: Misconception, Durban University of Technology, Durban.
2013: Art Eye Gallery, Johannesburg.
2013: Margate Art Museum, Margate.
2013: African Art Centre, Durban.
2012: Velobala exhibition, Durban University of Technology, Durban.
2012: ABSA L’atelier competition, Art Space Gallery, Durban.
2011: Don't Panic, Durban Art Gallery.
2011: Velobala exhibition, African Art Centre, Durban.
2011: Who am I, BAT Centre, Durban.
2011: Izikhwephazethu, Durban Art Gallery.
2010: Student exhibition, BAT Centre, Durban.

Group Exhibitions (International)


2020: The Medium is the Message, Unit London, London.
2018: In residence: Joey Chin & Buhle Wonder Mbambo, The Art House, Wakefield, United Kingdom.
2016: Bremer Burgerschaft, Bremen Parliament, Germany.
2012: Städtische Galerie, Bremen, Germany.

Public Art Projects


2014: Mural, Colgate and Palmolive, kan land, Durban.
2012: Mural, Lindelani primary school, Umlazi, KwaZulu-Natal.
2011: Mural, Inqolo Noseyili exhibition (by artist Zoro Xaba), Durban.
2011: Mural, Renewing BAT Centre, Durban.
2011: Mural, Don't Panic exhibition, behind English Market, Durban.
2010: Mosaic, Sakhithemba Centre, Ilovu, KwaZulu-Natal.

Workshops


2012: Visual Arts Network of South Africa (VANSA) Art workshop, Collective Studios (residency abroad discourse), Johannesburg.
2012: Don’t Panic facilitated by Gabi Ngcobo, Zamani Makhanye & Sfiso Ka-Mkame, Durban Art Gallery, Durban.
2011: Sculpture workshop with Danielle Ncube, BAT Centre, Durban.
2011: Art workshop (Tribute to Ernest Mancoba) curated by Lionel Davis, Durban Art Gallery, Durban.
2011: Art workshop exploring Contemporary art, Edel Studio, Bremen, Germany.

Commissions


Nandos commission.
Colgate commission.

Collections


Durban Art Gallery, Durban.
Art Eye Gallery, Johannesburg.
Department of Arts and Culture, South Africa.

Wonder Buhle's work is also included in private collections in Austria, Switzerland and the USA.

Maimuna Adam

Maimuna Adam

b. 1984, Maputo, Mozambique.

Maimuna Adam employs a diverse set of techniques to bring together the themes of memory, history, travel and migration. Her works weave fictional and non-fictional narratives related to the experiences of family and friends.

Education


2008: Bachelor of Arts, Fine Art, University of Pretoria.

Solo Exhibitions (Mozambique)


2014:​ ¡Toma!, Instituto Cultural Moçambique-Alemanha (ICMA-Goethe Zentrum), Maputo.
2013​: Bon Voyage, Galeria “Sala de Espera”, Associação Kulungwana, Maputo

Solo Exhibitions (International)


2015: Family, Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies (BIGSAS), Bayreuth.

Group Exhibitions (Mozambique)


2015​: Colecção Crescente, Galeria “Sala de Espera”, Associação Kulungwana, Maputo.
2014​: Processos, Galeria “Sala de Espera”, Associação Kulungwana, Maputo.
2013: Crescent Collection, Kulungwana, Maputo.
2013: Living in this world, Mediateca BCI – Espaço Joaquim Chissano, Maputo.
2012: Between there and here, Bienal MUVART’12, ICMA-Goethe Zentrum, Maputo
2012: Crescent Collection, Kulungwana, Maputo.
2011: Dockanema 6, Video Art/Fundação PLMJ session, Maputo.
2011: Bienal TDM 2011, National Art Museum, Maputo.
2011: Exhibition of Mozambican Art, French-Mozambican Cultural Center, Maputo.
2010: MUVART’10 Contemporary Art Bienale, National Art Museum, Maputo.
2010: Women and Borders, French-Mozambican Cultural Center, Maputo.
2010: Love/Hate soccer, French-Mozambican Cultural Center, Maputo.
2010: Temporary Occupations – Paper/Role, Minerva Central Bookshop, Maputo.
2009: TDM Bienal, National Art Museum, Maputo.
2009: Karingana wa Karingana, Camões Institute, Maputo.
2004: Art in the Feminine, National Art Museum, Maputo.

Group Exhibitions (International)


2015: Rastros, Museu Capixaba do Negro (MUCANE), Vitória, Espírito Santo.
2015: As Margens dos Mares, SESC Pinheiros, São Paulo.
2015: Odyssées Africaines, BRASS Centre Culturel de Forest, Brussels.
2013: !Kauru: Africa Imagined, Pretoria Art Museum, Pretoria.
2013: hetero q.b., Chiado National Contemporary Art Museum, Lisbon.
2013: Temporary Occupations – Documents, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon.
2012: 100 Works, 10 Years: A Selection from the PLMJ Foundation Collection, Arpad Szenes – Vieira da Silva Foundation, Lisbon.
2012: _tribune video, École Superieure d’Art de La Réunion, Le Port, Réunion.
2012: Africa meets Europe, Galeri Matesh, Breda.
2012: César Schofield Cardoso, Maimuna Adam, René Tavares, Graça Brandão Gallery, Lisbon.
2012: VI São Tomé & Príncipe Art and Culture Bienal, Museu da Cidade, Lisbon
2011: VI Art and Culture Bienal, CACAU, São Tomé.

Awards


2012: PLMJ Foundation CPLP Video Art Prize, Lisbon
2009: Honorable mention for video, “The Curtain”, TDM Bienal, National Art Museum, Maputo.

Links

Khumo Sebambo, Negotiating the in-between, (ASAI, 2019).

 

Faith47

b. 1979, Cape Town. Lives in Los Angeles, USA. Faith XLVII (previously Faith47) is a street and studio-based artist who works with a wide range of media.  Her approach is explorative and substrate appropriate – from found and rescued objects, to time-layered and history-textured city walls and their accretions, to studio prepared canvas and wood. Her murals can be found in many cities in Europe, the USA, Africa and Asia.

Solo Exhibitions


2018: Elixir, Fabien Castanier Gallery, Miami.
2015: AQUA REGALIA, Jonathan Levine Gallery, New York. 
2014: Aqua Regalia, London, UK
2013: Fragments of a burnt history, David Krut Gallery, Johannesburg.
2009: Epitaph, Mrego, Brussels. 
2008: The Restless Debt Of Third World Beauty, Atm Gallery, Berlin.
2008: The Restless Debt Of Third World Beauty, The Woom Gallery, Birmingham, UK

Group Exhibitions - International


2020: One World, Fabien Castanier Gallery, Miami. 
2020: Unprecedented Times, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Vienna.
2019: 20 Year Anniversary Exhibition, Cory Helford Gallery, Los Angeles.
2019: Together, KP Projects Gallery, Los Angeles.
2019: Conquête Urbaine, Calais Museum of Fine Art, Paris. 
2019: Veni, Vidi, Vinci, Fluctuart, Paris.
2019: Tàpia, B-Murals, Barcelona. 
2019: Capture the Street, River Tales, Germany.
2019: We Rise, Los Angeles, USA.
2019: Beyond the Streets, New York City.
2019: Women in Street Art, Bernard Magrez Foundation, France.
2019: Art Miami, Miami.
2019: Art Basel, Miami. 
2018: One Way Through, Heron Gallery, San Francisco. 
2018: Women in Street Art, The Bernard Magrez Foundation, Paris. 
2018: True Will, Chins Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand.
2018: Moniker Art Fair, New York and London.
2018: Art Miami, Fabien Casteneir Gallery, Miami.
2018: Art Basel Miami, Miami.
2017: Urban Currents, Gallerie Kirk, Denmark.
2017: Magic Cities, Munich, Germany.
2017: the UrbanArt Biennale® , UNESCO Voelklinger Huette World heritage site,  Germany.
2017: Homeless, Void Projects, Miami.
2016: XX: A moment in time, Saatchi Gallery, London.
2016: Freedom as Form, Wunderkameren Gallery, Milan. 
2016: PM10, Urban Nation Museum, Berlin. 
2016: Agitprop, Brooklyn Museum, New York. 
2014: Artscape , Malmoe, Sweden.
2014: Forest for the trees mural festival, Portland.
2014: Rencontres Australes d’Imaitsoanala, Antananaraivo, Madagascar.
2014: A study of Hair, Backwoods Galley, Melbourne.
2014: Redux , Inoperable Gallery, Vienna.
2014: Outdoor Urban art festival, Rome, Italy.
2014: Wywood walls, Art Basel, Miami.
2013: Anniversary Group Show ,White Walls Gallery, San Fransisco.
2013: Memorie Urbane Contemporary Festival, Gaeta, Italy.
2013: Escape the Golden Cage , Vienna, Austria.
2013: XII. Into the Dark, Unit44, The Victoria Tunnel, Newcastle.
2013: Scupltura Viva International Symposium, San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy.
2013: DOS, Toronto.
2013: Women on the walls, Jeffrey Deitch and Wynwood Walls, Miami. 
2013: Beyond Eden, Thinkspace Gallery, Los Angeles.
2013: Wall Therapy, New York. 
2013: Wooster Collective 10 Year Anniversary Show, Jonathan Levine Gallery, New York. 
2013: Nuart Festival, Stavanger, Norway.
2013: Avant-Garde Urbano Festival, Tudela de Navarra, Spain.
2013: Los Muros Hablan, San Juan, Puerto Rico. 
2012: Antenna Garden, Rtist Gallery, Melbourne.
2012: Carbon Event, Melbourne.
2012: Warrington Museum, London.
2012: Herzensbrecher, Strychnin Gallery, Berlin.
2012: Kulturhuset , Stockholm.
2012: Wynood Walls, Miami.
2011: Urban Painting, Milan.
2011: MSA Gallery, Paris.
2011: Urban Mural Project, Greece. 
2011: Gossip Well Told, Second Edition, Warrington Museum, London.
2011: City Leaks Festival, Cologne.
2011: Inner Walls, Milan.
2011: Les murs litinerrance, Paris.
2011: Gossip Well Told, Blackall Studio, London.
2011: Visual Intervention, Rochester.
2011: Archetypes, View Art Gallery, England.
2011: Artmosh, Munich.
2011: Wuppertal Museum, Germany. 
2010: Moniker Art Fair, London.
2010: Stroke03 Art Fair, Berlin.
2010: Escape 2010, Veinna.
2010: Biennial, Sao Paulo.
2010: Urbanus International Mural Project, China.
2010: Focus10, Switzerland.
2010: Le Salon Du Cercle De La Culture A Berlin, Circle Culture Gallery, Berlin.
2010: Design For Humanity, Thinkspace, Los Angeles.
2010: or Those Who Live In It…, Mu Gallery, Eindhoven.
2010: Muao Project, A Coruna, Spain. 
2010: Paint Your Faith, Aayden Gallery, Vancouver.
2010: A Cry For Help, Thinkspace, Los Angeles. 
2009: The Generations, The Showroom Gallery, New York.
2009: Artmosh, Paris.
2009: Artotale International Mural Project, Lueneberg, Germany.
2009: No New Enemies , Mr Ego, Brussels. 
2009: Four, 34 Long Fine Art Gallery , Cape Town.
2008: 1st Internationale Graffiti Bienale, belo Horizonte, Brazil. 
2008: Anything Could Happen, Carmichael Gallery, Los Angeles. 
2008: Fatally Yours, Crewest Gallery, Los Angeles.
2007: Crossover, Showroom Gallery, New York.
2007: Be Girl Be, Jntermedia Arts, Minneapolis.
2007: Pick Of The Harvest: Batch Four, Thinkspace Gallery, Los Angeles.
2005: Subglob, Orebro, Sweden
2005: Go Gallery, Amsterdam

Group Exhibitions - South Africa


2020: Staring Straight to the Future, Everard Read Gallery, Cape Town.
2020: PINK, Everard Read Gallery, Johannesburg. 
2020: Investec Cape Town Art Fair, Cape Town. 
2019: On Main Road, Constitution Hill Women’s Jail, Johannesburg, South Africa 
2019: FNB Art Joburg, Johannesburg.
2018: Investec Cape Town Art Fair, Cape Town. 
2017: Dislocation, Everard Read Gallery, Cape Town.
2017: Invisible Exhibition, The Centre for the Less Good Idea, Johannesburg.
2017: Investec Cape Town Art Fair, Cape Town.
2011: Outside, 34 Long Gallery, Cape Town.
2010: Cool Stuff, 34 Fine Art Gallery, Cape Town. 
2010: Nothing Is Everything, Word Of Art Gallery, Cape Town.
2009: Group Soup, Word Of Art Gallery, Cape Town.
2007: The Art Of The Living Dead, Baseline Studios, Johannesburg. 
2006: New Suburbia, Pretoria.
2006: Lines Of Attitude, South Africa and Kenya. 

Murals - International

2020: Y/our Vote, USA. 
2019: Universal Studios Indoor Artwork Commission, Los Angeles. 
2019: Dictator Art Installation, Columbia.
2019: United Labor Organization 100 Year Mural, New York City.
2019: Maya Angelou School Mural Upliftment Project, Los Angeles. 
2019: Mural Arts Large Mural Production, Philadelphia.
2019: Projection Mapping Mural, BLINK, Cincinnati. 
2019: RED, Mural Project for HIV Awareness, Lyon.
2018: Summit LA18, Los Angeles. 
2017: Artscape Festival, Sweden.
2017: Art Republic Mural Project, Jacksonville. 
2017: Art Council Public art intervention, New Orleans.
2017: Art Miami, Juxtapoz Clubhouse installation, Miami. 
2016: Cities of Hope Mural Project, Manchester. 
2016: Inter|urban Mural Project, Cleaveland. 
2016: Wynwood Walls, Art Basel, Miami.
2015: The Psychic Power of Animals Street Intervention, New York. 
2015: Dragon Tiger Mountain Mural Project, Nanachang, China.
2015: Pow Wow Taiwan, Taipei. 
2015: Ono’u Mural Project, Tahiti.
2015: Festival Mural, Montreal, Canada.
2015: Murals for Oceans Expedition Mural Project, Cozumel, Mexico.
2014: 5 Sector Mural Project, Glasgow.
2014: Berlin Wall 25th Anniversary Group Show, Paris.
2014: Djerbahood, Djerba, Tunisia.
2013: Pow Wow Mural Project, Hawaii.
2013: Upfest Mural Project, Bristol.
2013: MAUS Mural Project, Malaga, Spain.
2012: Mural Project, Tel Aviv.
2012: Aarhus International Mural Project, Aarhus, Denmark.
2012: Mural Project, Sion, Switzerland.
2012: Mural Project, Melun, France.
2012: Paris Free Walls, Paris.
2012: Wall Therapy, Mural Project, New York.
2012: World Open Walls, Miami.

Murals - South Africa

2017: Johannesburg Mural, Sandton. 
2016: 1200 - 900 BC, Cape Town, South Africa. 
2016: Unearth, Napier, South Africa. 
2015: Landfill Meditation Street Intervention, Johannesburg.
2015: Feet Don't Fail Me Now, Johannesburg. 
2014: A Study of Warwick Triangle at Rush Hour, Durban.
2015: Una Salus Victus Nullam Sperare Salutem, Johannesburg, 2015.
2014: Harvest, Cape Town. 
2012: The Long Wait, Johannesburg.

Selected Publications & Links

Dave Mann, "CHANT: Faith XLVII’s public practice", Daily Maverick, April 22, 2020.

Ilana Herzig, "The Renegades Making Feminist Art In the Streets", Hyperallergic, October 31, 2019.

Petra Mason, "15 Young local artists that have wowed the world in 2019/", Times Lives, December 15, 2019.

Charu Suri, "Five Women Reinventing the Face of Street Art", Muse, August 8, 2018.

Liz Ohanesian, "This South African Street Artist Moved to L.A. to Explore the Politics of Being Human", LA Mag, April 17, 2018.

Brent Lindeque, "South African graffiti piece tops the worlds best list!', Good Things Guy, January 11, 2018.

Petra Mason, "Re-Mixing History: African Women Artists at Art Basel Miami Beach 2017", Whitehot Magazine, December 2017.

Elizabeth Mccray, “Faith47”, Bliss magazine, April 2014

Ashraf Jamal, “Graffiti art: Faith 47,” Financial mail, April 23, 2014.

Brendon Bell-Roberts; Ashraf Jamal, “100 Good Ideas,” March, 2014.

Lisa van Wyk, “Faith47: Street Artist,” Mail & Guardian. 

Daisy Wyatt, “In search of a female Banksy: Aiko and Faith47 take on a male-dominated street art world,” The Independent, October 15, 2013.

Charlie Finch, “The Savage Street,” Artnet. 

Bsrat Mezghebe, “Faith47, Street Art and South Africa’s Contradictions,” CIMAMAG, October, 2013.

Dal + Faith,” Very Nearly Almost Magazine, March, 2013.

Foadmin, “Faith47: Sea to Sea,” Fair Observer, December 26, 2012.

Andy Davis, “We Close Our Eyes to Stay Blind,” November 21, 2012.

“Interview with Faith47,” Dumbwall.

Matthew Krouse, “Streets ahead in the realm of public art,” Mail & Guardian, October 26, 2012.

“Faith47 (ZA),” Art Bastard.

“Walls & Frames: Fine Art from the Streets,” September, 2011.

Nicholas Ganz, “Graffiti World," 2009.

Kiriakos Iosifidis, “Mural Art,” November, 2008.

Nicholas Ganz, “Graffiti Woman,” 2006.

 

Jarrett Erasmus

b. 1984, Cape Town. Lives in Johannesburg.

Erasmus works in various media, focusing on current collaboration while thinking about post apartheid realities and its affects on the social dynamics between communities in South Africa as well as the diaspora.


Education


2017  Masters in Fine Art, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
2016  ZHdk Summer School programme, Zurich, Switzerland
2007 - 2010  Bachelor of Fine Arts, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa
2005 - 2006  Design and Visual art Certificate, Arts and Media Access Centre (AMAC), Cape Town, South Africa
2003 – 2005  Cape Peninsula University of Technology Graphic Design

Projects and Exhibitions

2019  The Main Complaint, group exhibition, Zeitz MOCAA, Cape Town, South Africa
2018  Curatorial Care, Humanising Practices conference, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South
Africa
2018  Museum Dialogues conference, Goethe Institut, Windhoek, Namibia
2018  Kewpie, The Daughter of District Six, public art event in collaboration with Gay And Lesbian Memory in Action and District Six Museum, Cape Town, South Africa
2017  Panelist, Any Given Sunday presentation, African Art in Venice Forum, Italy
2016  Re(as)sisting Narratives, group exhibition, District Six Museum, Cape Town, South Africa (Burning Museum)
2016  Foundations and Futures, group exhibition, Bag Factory Arts studios, Johannesburg, South Africa
2016  Festival D’Art Urbain, Antanarivo, Madagascar
2016  Straatpraatjies, Burning Museum performance, Cape Town, South Africa
2016  Poetry Circle Nowhere workshop, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2015  Empty Ghosts, Public Art project, Johannesburg, South Africa
2015  Artificial Facts: Boundary Objects, group exhibition, Kunsthaus Dresden, Germany (Burning Museum)
2015  Objetos Frontera, CA2M, Madrid, Spain (Burning Museum)
2015  Addressing the Headquarters, presentation, Framer Framed, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Burning Museum)
2015  Cover Version, Gallery MoMo, Cape Town, South Africa (Burning Museum)
2015  Fortunes Remixed, group exhibition. Bag Factory Artist’s Studios, Johannesburg, South Africa
2014  Manufractured, Burning Museum performance, Cape Town, South Africa
2014  Ubuntu Artist Exchange, Studio Museum in Harlem, NY
2014  Plakkers, group exhibition, Brundyn Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa (Burning Museum)
2014  Do It, Michaelis Gallery, UCT, Cape Town, South Africa (Burning Museum)
2013  TO LET , Centre For African Studies gallery, UCT, Cape Town, South Africa
2013  Co-Curator, Till it Breaks, Greatmore Studios, Cape Town, South Africa
2013  Currency and Curiosity, Joule City Incubator & Research Studio, Cape Town, South Africa
2012  Material Things, solo exhibition, Nafasi Art Space, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
2012  S A S, group exhibition, Bag Factory, Johannesburg, South Africa
2011  Mural Painting project at Community House, Salt River
2010  Plures Tectonicus (Many Mansions), Graduate solo exhibition, Albany Natural Sciences Museum Shell Gallery, Grahamstown, South Africa
2006  Mural painting, Artscape Theatre, Cape Town, South Africa

Workshops and Residencies

2018  OpenLab: The Art of Making, artists residency, Richmond, South Africa
2014  Thupelo Artist’s Workshop, Cape Town, South Africa
2014  Arts Aweh Ambassadors programme (facilitator), Cape Town, South Africa
2013  Resident artist, Greatmore Studios, Cape Town, South Africa
2012 Cyan Development Concepts creative development workshops (teacher), Cape Town, South Africa
2012  Visiting Artist Residency, Through the lens: Drawing workshop, NAFASI Art Space, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
2012  Visiting Artist Residency, Bag Factory Artist’s Studios, Johannesburg, South Africa
2012  Artist's workshop, Thupelo, Cape Town, South Africa
2011  Participant and facilitator, Koekenaap artists workshop, Matzikama District, South Africa

 

Awards and Academic achievements


2013  Business and Arts administrative certificate
2012  David Koloane Award
2011  Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree (Painting), Masters Degree Scholarship

Experience


2017 - present  Sessional Lecturer, Visual Arts, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
2014  Infecting the City Festival High Schools programme, South Africa
2013 – 2014  Researcher and Digital archivist, Africa South Art Initiative (ASAI), Cape Town, South Africa
2010 – 2012  Facilitator, Cyan Development Concepts community arts and creative development workshops, Cape Town, South Africa
2009 – 2010 Intern, Artb Gallery, Bellville, South Africa

Assistant (N.R.F. internship), Visual Art undergraduate programme, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa
Production Assistant, VOLTA Art Fair, Art Basel, Switzerland
Board member, Thupelo Artists Workshop, Cape Town, South Africa

Burning Museum

“The Burning Museum is a collaborative interdisciplinary collective rooted in Cape Town, South Africa… We are interested in the seen and unseen, the stories that linger as ghosts on gentrified street corners; in opening up and re-imagining space as potential avenues into the layers of history that are buried within, under, and between.”

Burning Museum Blog (click here)

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“TO LET” , Palimpset from “TO LET” exhibition 2013

TO LET from Burning Museum on Vimeo.

Burning Museum feature on “Tracks”
Published on May 16, 2015
http://tracks.arte.tv/de
Politische Streetart aus Südafrika: Das Monster Gentrifizierung macht auch vor Kapstadt nicht halt. Zum Glück stellen sich die Künstler von Burning Museum dagegen: mit Kleisterbildern von Apartheid-Opfern.
 
 
 
 
The Mission and the Message: ‪#‎colonialproblems‬

Burning Museum – #colonialproblems (2015) from Burning Museum on Vimeo.

Selected images from “TO LET” exhibition , Centre for African Studies – September 2013

 

Solo Exhibitions


2015 Cover Version, Gallery MOMO, Cape Town
2014 Manufractured activation with Artefakte Aktivierung, Northern Suburbs Train line, Cape Town and Cafe Art, Stellenbosch
2013 "TO LET" , Centre for African Studies Gallery, University of Cape Town

Group Exhibitions


2015 Boundary Objects. Madrid, Spain.
2015 Boundary Objects/ KÜNSTLICHE TATSACHEN, Kunsthaus Dresden. Dresden, Germany.
2015 Fortunes Remixed, Group exhibition, Bag Factory Art Studios. Johannesburg, South Africa
2015 Fortunes Remixed, Group exhibition, Underculture Contemporary. Port Elizabeth, South Africa
2015 Fortunes Remixed, Group exhibition, Art South Africa gallery. Cape Town, South Africa
2014 "Plakkers" - Brundyn+. Cape Town.
2014 Joburg Fringe video screening, Maboneng Precint, Johannesburg
2014 "Bring your own beamer" - Brundyn & Goncalves
2013 Greatmore Showcase
2013 Cape Town ArtWalk - Collaboration with "Future Nostalgia" as "Future Museum"

Links

Gabrielle Goliath

Gabrielle Goliath

b. 1983, Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa. Lives in Johannesburg.

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

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.

Solo Exhibitions - International


2019: Elegy / Kagiso Maema, Theatre of Vulnerability (It's the Real Thing Performance Art Festival), Basel.
2018: Elegy / Sizakele Sigasa and Salome Masooa, Verbo 2018, Saõ Paulo and Videobrasil, Saõ Paulo.
2018: Elegy / Joan Thabeng, Do Disturb Festival, Palais de Tokyo, Paris. 
2017: Elegy / Hannah Cornelius, Spielart Festival, Munich. 
2017: Elegy / Camron Britz, Spielart Festival / Munich.
2017: Elegy / Lekita Moore, Duke University, Durham.
2016: Elegy / Koketso “Queen”, Richmond Art Centre Atrium, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo.

Solo Exhibitions - South Africa


2018: Elegy / Louisa van de Caab, Iziko Slave Lodge, Cape Town.
2018: Elegy / Eunice Nthombifuthi Dube, Centre for the Less Good Idea, Johannesburg.
2018: Elegy / Joan Thabeng, National Arts Festival, Grahamstown.
2018: This song is for… Nondumiso Msimanga, Centre for the Less Good Idea, Johannesburg.
2017: Elegy / Karabo Mokoena, The Holocaust and Genocide Centre, Johannesburg.
2017: Elegy / Lerato ‘Tambai’ Moloi, Zeitz MOCAA, Cape Town.
2017: Stumbling Blocks, Zeitz MOCAA, Cape Town.
2017: Elegy / Noluvo Swelindawo, ICA Live Art Festival, Cape Town.
2016: Elegy / Sinoxolo Mafevuka, Langa Methodist Church, Cape Town.
2015: Elegy / Ipeleng Christine Moholane, Goodman Gallery, Cape Town.
2014: Faces of War, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg. 
2011: Murder on 7th, Nirox at Arts on Main, Johannesburg.
2010: Berenice, Circa, Johannesburg.
2009: Murder on 7th, Gallery MOMO, Johannesburg.

Group exhibitions - International


2019: Future Generation Art Prize, Palazzo Ca' Tron University, Venice and Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev.
2019: Kubatana – An Exhibition with Contemporary African Artists, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Norway.
2019: Conversations in Gondwana, São Paulo Cultural Center, São Paulo.
2017: Afrotopia: Mobilize Possibilities, 11th Les Recontres de Bamako African Biennale of Photography, PAC Pavilion of Contemporary Art, Bamako.
2017: AFRICA, Raccontare un mondo, PAC Pavilion of Contemporary Art, Milan.
2017: Encounters of Bamako, African Biennale of Photography, Bamako.
2017: Africa Raccontare un Mondo, PAC Padiglioni d’Arte, Milan.
2017: SpielART Festival, Munich.
2016: After the Thrill is Gone, Richmond Center, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, USA.
2015: Sights and Sounds: South Africa, Jewish Museum, New York.
2013: Between the Lines, Former Tagesspiegel Building (Between the Lines, Symposium North), Berlin. 
2012: Photoville, Tierney Fellowship Exhibit, New York. 
2012: Dak’Art, Biennale of Contemporary African Art: Contemporary Creation and Social Dynamics, Dakar.
2013:  Between the Lines, Former Tagesspiegel Building (Between the Lines, Symposium North), Berlin.
2012:  Photoville, Tierney Fellowship Exhibit, New York.
2012:  Dak'Art Biennale, Senegal. 

Group exhibitions - South Africa

2018: Fracture Zone, 24th International Symposium on Electronic Art, Durban.
2018: Harboured, Silo’s District V&A Waterfront, Cape Town.
2018: Not a Single Story, Nirox Sculpture Park, Krugersdorp, South Africa.
2018: Evidence of things not seen: Performing gendered and Queer Identities, Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg. 
2017: Looking after Freedom, Michaelis Galleries, University of Cape Town, Cape Town.
2017: Writing for the Eye/ Writing for the Ear, Centre for the Less Good Idea, Johannesburg, South Africa.
2017: Live Art Network Africa Launch, Institute for Creative Arts UCT, Cape Town.
2017: Report Back: States of Grace, Zeitz MOCAA, Cape Town.
2016: The Evidence of Things Not Seen, Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg.
2016: In Context: Where We Are, Goodman Gallery, Cape Town.
2016: New Revolutions: Goodman Gallery at 50, Goodman Gallery, Cape Town. 
2015: In Print - In Focus, Michaelis Gallery, Cape Town.
2014: Brave New World, Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town.
2014: Language Games, Cape Town Art Fair, Cape Town. 
2012: Rewind: Dathini Mzayiya & Gabrielle Goliath, 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. 
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


2019: In J. Pather & C. Boulle (Eds.), ‘A Different Kind of Inhabitance’: Invocation and the Politics of Mourning in Performance Work by Tracey Rose and Donna Kukama , 'Acts of Transgression: Contemporary Live Art in South Africa', Wits University Press.

2017: Afrotopia: 11th Edition Rencontres de Bamako, Published by Ministry of Culture, Mali, Éditions Dilecta, [Exhibition catalogue].

2014: Outi Remes, Laura MacCulloch & Marika Leino (eds.), Performativity in the Gallery: Staging Interactive Encounters, Peter Lang International Academic Publishers, Switzerland.

2012: Claudia Marion Stemberger (ed.), Alterating Conditions: Performing Performance Art in South Africa, [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: Thembinkosi Goniwe (ed.), Space: Currencies in Contemporary African Art, Co-published by Africa World Press and, Unisa Press, [Exhibition Catalogue].

2011: Gabrielle Goliath, Murder on 7th, Maker, [Exhibition Catalogue].

2009: Melissa Mboweni & Jacki McInnes (eds.), Domestic, [Exhibition catalogue].

Awards


2019: Future Generation Art Prize (Special Prize), Future Generation Art Prize, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev
2019: Standard Bank Young Artist Award
2017: Institut Français, Afrique en Créations Prize (Jury Prize), Bamako Encounters Biennale, Mali 2015: Ampersand Foundation Fellowship, New York
2011: Tierney Fellowship Award, Tierney Foundation, New York
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

Sonya Rademeyer

b. 1964, Zimbabwe; Lives in Cape Town, South Africa.

Sonya Rademeyer explores the relationship between bodily empathy and vision through her use of non-traditional materials and video.

Arts Education


1996: Bachelor of Art (BA), Fine Art, Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam.

Solo Exhibitions (SouthAfrica)


2019: All we need is a Conductor, North-West University Aardklop National Festival, North-West Province.
2019: The In-Between, Association of Visual Arts (AVA0 Gallery, Cape Town.
2011: Looking to See, Association of Visual Arts (AVA0 Gallery, Cape Town.
2009: not in a body of words, GUS Gallery, Stellenbosch.
2008: I am an African, Blank Projects, Cape Town.
2007: Babble, Association of Visual Arts (AVA) Gallery, Cape Town.
2005: Origin, Art-B Gallery, Cape Town.

Group Exhibitions (South Africa)


2020: Art in Isolation, Imibala Gallery, Graaff-Reinet; Imibala Gallery, Somerset West.
2020: Virtual National Arts Festival, curated show and Fringe, Makhanda.
2019: Miss/Seen, Vrystaat Arts Festival, Bloemfontein.
2019: Dwell in Possibility, Centenary Art Gallery University of the Free State, Bloemfontein.
2019: Memory & Mapping FreeSpace, Zeitz Mocca, Cape Town.
2019: Admin, UNTITLED, Cape Town.
2019: #unfinished Vol 7, Youngblood Gallery, Cape Town.
2018: Forward? Forward! Forward… Stellenbosch University Museum, Stellenbosch.
2018: Humanity: Friend or Foe, Youngblood Africa Gallery, Cape Town.
2018: OPENLab 2018, University of the Free State, Richmond.
2018: Tankwa Artscape, Northern Cape.
2016: Stories of Rain, AVA Gallery, Cape Town.
2015: Workshops’ Showcase, Warren Editions, Cape Town.
2015: SILENCE: Artworks on Paper, Cape Town.
2014: Joburg Fringe, Aerial Empire, Johannesburg.
2012: Appeal, Guerilla Gallery, Johannesburg.
2010: Mother Nature: Art and Psychology in Conversation, Sasol Art Museum, Stellenbosch.
2009: Ceramics Exhibition, William Humphrey Art Gallery, Kimberley.
2007: Flesh, Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefes, Oudtshoorn; X-Cape 07, Cape Town; National Arts Festival, Grahamstown;Cultivaria Festival, Paarl.
2006: Dept of Science & Technology National Art Competition, Rust-en-Vrede Gallery, Cape Town.
2005: Vuleka, Art-B Gallery, Cape Town.
2005: Brett Kebble Art Awards, Cape Town.
2004: Exfoliate, Art-B Gallery, Cape Town.
2004: Vuleka, Art-B Gallery, Cape Town
2003: AVA Members' Exhibition, Asoociation for Visual Arts (AVA) Gallery.
2003: Brett Kebble Art Awards, Cape Town.
2003: Vuleka, Art-B Gallery, Cape Town.
2003: PPC Young Sculptors Awards, Pretoria, South Africa.
2001: Women's Work, Cape Town.
1998: Unity in Diversity Arts Festival, Good Hope Gallery, Cape Town.

Group Exhibitions (international)


2020: hello world, TransCulturalExchange (online), Boston.
2019: Contemporary Nature, Tankwa Artscape Residency Exhibition, Sfintu Gheorghe.
2019: Live drawing performance, Stroud Green Festival, London.
2018: OtherLands. OtherSounds, Raizvanguarda, Bordeiro.
2016: 15th Lessandra World Art Print Annual, Sophia.
2013: Happening Now, Mojo Gallery, Dubai.
2009: Tape exhibition, Arnhem, Netherlands
2009: 1st International Art & Science Festival, Patra.
2009: International Incheon Women Artistsâ Biennale, Korea.
2009: One World, Many Papers, Distillery Gallery, Boston.
2008: Dwayer, L'Atelier Dâ Alexandrie, Alexandria.
2008: Dak'Art, Dakar.
2007: Cent livre Objects pour Senghor, Maison de la Culture Douta Seck, Dakar.
2006 - 2007: Self Portrait - A Show for Bethlehem, Al Kahf Gallery, Palestine; Oficyna Art Space, Szezecin; International Contemporary Art Center, Naples; Museum of Contemporary Art Rosario, Rosario; Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Fe, Santa Fe.
2007: Fleiss East West Artists, Muzeul de Art, Satu Mare.
2006: The Abstract Mind Mural of Science & Industry, Chicago.
2006: Too much Freedom? Freewaves, 10th Biennale Festival of Film, Video and Experimental Media, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles.
2006: Ecartista 1st Annual Exhibition (online), Egypt.
2005: Imagining the Book, International Biennale, Alexandria.
2005: New York International Independent Film and Video Festival, New York.
2005: A Cross Cultural View of Women in the Arts, Also Castillo Gallery, Chicago.
2005: Art at War Exhibition, Aldo Castillo Gallery, Chicago.

Collections


Private collections:
South Africa, United Kingdom, Egypt

Public collections:
Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria.
Department of Science & Technology, South Africa.
International Contemporary Art Centre, Naples.

Awards


2007: Distinction, 3rd Edition International Artistic Documentaries.
2004: Winner, New Media, Vuleka, Art-B Gallery, Cape Town.
2003: Merit Award, PPC Young Sculptor Award.

Randolph Hartzenberg

b. 1948, Cape Town, South Africa; lives in Cape Town.

In painting, installation and performance, Randolph Hartzenberg produces quiet, seemingly un-obtrusive works that gradually reveal a great depth of symbolic content. Hartzenberg’s deliberate use of normal objects acts as the surface of his practice of thoughtful political and conceptual engagement, exploring questions of power, labour and race within South African society.

 

Art in South Africa, The Future Present

 

Staking Claims catalogue

 

One and another – Art South Africa, Volume 8, Issue 3, Autumn 2010 –  article by Randolph Hartzenberg

 

 

Grahamstown National Arts Festival Performance, 2012

Randolph Hartzenberg, created “Three Days” for the Making Way exhibition curated by Ruth Simbao at the 2012 National Arts Festival. The performance took place at Fort Selwyn in Grahamstown.

Art Education


1994: Master of Art, Fine Art, University of Cape Town.
1989: Bachelor of Art (BA), Fine Art, University of Cape Town.
1982: Higher Diploma in Education, Drama, University of Cape Town.
1968: Certificate Art Teaching, Hewat Training College.

Solo Exhibitions (South Africa)


2008: Prints, Association for Visual Arts, Cape Town.
1996: Map of the Neighbourhood, Metropolitan Life Gallery, Cape Town.
1994: Domestic Baggage, Centre for African Studies, University of Cape Town, Cape Town.

Group Exhibitions (South Africa)


2016: Burr, the AVA/Strauss & Co. print portfolio, Association for Visual Arts (AVA) Gallery, Cape Town.
2015: In Print/ In Focus, Michaelis Galleries, Cape Town.
2012 - 2013: Making Way,  Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg; Grahamstown Art Festival, Grahamstown.
2009: Dada South, Iziko South African National Gallery (ISANG), Cape Town.
2007: africa south, Association for Visual Arts (AVA) Gallery, Cape Town.
2007: ReCenter, Look-out Hill, Khayelitsha, Cape Town.
2006: Facing the Past: Seeking the Future — Reflections on a Decade of Truth and Reconciliations Commission, Iziko South African National Gallery (ISANG), Cape Town.
2006: Amajita in Conversation, Association for Visual Arts (AVA) Gallery, Cape Town.
2005: Botaki 3, Old Mutual Asset Management, Cape Town.
2004: Botaki, Old Mutual Asset Management, Cape Town.
2002: Outdoor Sculpture Biennial, Spier Farms, Stellenbosch.
2001: Telling Tales, 3rd I Gallery, Cape Town.
2001: Homeport, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town.
2000: Kwere Kwere: Journeys into Strangeness, Castle of Good Hope, Cape Town.
1999: Staking Claims, The Granary, Cape Town.
1998: !Xoe Site Specific, organised by Ibis Art Centre, Nieu Bethesda.
1998: 30 Minutes, Robben Island Prison Complex, Robben Island.
1997: Hong Kong, etc., 2nd Johannesburg Biennale, Johannesburg.
1997: District Six Sculpture Project, Cape Town.
1997: Cyst: Works in Paint, Castle of Good Hope, Cape Town; Sandton Civic Gallery, Johannesburg.
1996: Hardground Printmakers in collaboration with Stellenbosch University Gallery, Stellenbosch University Gallery, Stellencosch.
1996: Faultlines, Castle of Good Hope, Cape Town.
1978 - 1979: Response To The Detentions, Space Theatre Gallery, Cape Town
1968: Artcom, Argus Gallery, Cape Town.

Group exhibitions (International)


2003: Kwere Kwere: Journeys into Strangeness, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
1999: Dialogue, Arhus, Denmark.
1995: Transitions, Bath Festival, UK and Belfast, Northern Ireland.
1995: Siyawela: Love, Loss and Liberation in South African Art, Curated by Colin Richards, Birmingham City Museum and Art Gallery, UK.
1995: Venice Biennale (participant in work by Malcolm Payne), Venice, Italy.
1994: Displacements, Curated by Jane Taylor and David Bunn, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA.

Performances


2013: Three Days, Making Way, Curated by Ruth Simbao, Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg.
2012: Three Days, Making Way, Curated by Ruth Simbao, National Arts Festival, Grahamstown.
2000: I Want To Hear My Brother, The Granary, Cape Town.
1996: The Ninth Haptic String, Faultlines, The Castle, Cape Town.
1991: Eight Haptic Strings, Michaelis Gallery, University of Cape Town.
1982: Member of the Community Arts Workshop, (CAP) Mime Group, Culture and Resistance Festival, Gaborone, Botswana
1977: Hand Signals, Space Theatre Gallery, Cape Town.
1976: The Zoo has Nothing to Hide, Space Theatre Gallery.

Collections


Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town.
The Centre for African Studies, University of Cape Town.
The University of the Witswatersrand, Johannesburg.
Vodacom, Cape Town.
The Block Gallery, Northwestern University, Chicago.
Norad, Oslo.

Commissions


2003: Breadline/Waterline, Amsterdam.
2000: Breadline/Waterline, Cape Town and Johannesburg.
1995: Commissioned participation in Malcolm Payne’s installation for the Venice Biennale, Italy.

Residencies

1996: Artist in Residence, National Arts Festival, Grahamstown, South Africa.

Publications


2014: Mario Pissarra, Quiet Provocations: thoughts on two sculptures by Randolph Hartzenberg, https://asai.co.za/artist/randolph-hartzenberg/
2011: Thembinkosi Goniwe, Mario Pissarra and Mandisi Majavu (eds), Visual Century Vol.4, Wits University Press, Johannesburg.
2010: Randolph Hartzenberg, One and Another, Art South Africa 8(3): 12.
2008: Deela Khan, Salt on my breath. https://asai.co.za/artist/randolph-hartzenberg/
2007: Thembinkosi Goniwe, Mario Pissarra and Mandisi Majavu (eds), Visual Century Vol.4, Wits University Press: Johannesburg.
2005: Mario Pissarra (ed), Botaki Exhibition 3: Conversations with Donovan Ward, Old Mutual Asset Managers, Cape Town.
2004: Mario Pissarra (ed), Botaki: Conversations with South African artists, Old Mutual Asset Managers, Cape Town.
1999: Emma Bedford, Staking Claims: Confronting Cape Town, South African National Gallery, Cape Town.
1997: Clare Menck and Johann Louw in collaboration with the William Fehr Collection and the Sandton Civic Gallery, Cyst: Works in paint, The Artists' Press, White River.
1997: Emma Bedford, Contemporary South African Art, South African National Gallery, Cape Town.
1997: Sue Williamson, Thirty Minutes: Installation by nine artists, Robben Island Museum, Cape Town.
1997: Philippa Hobbs and Elizabeth Rankin, Printmaking in a Transforming South Africa, David Philip, Cape Town and Johannesburg.
1996: Sue Williamson and Ashraf Jamal, Art in South Africa: The future present, David Phillip Publishers, Cape Town.
1995: Clive van den Berg, Panoramas of Passage: Changing landscapes of South Africa, University of Witwatersrand Art Galleries, Johannesburg and Meridian International Centre, Washington DC.
1992: Joe Dolby and Deon Viljoen,  Friends’ Choice 1975-1991 / Vriende Se Keuse 1975-1991, Friends of the South African National Gallery sponsored by Creda Press, Cape Town.
1988: Gavin Younge, Art of the South African Townships, Thames and Hudson, London.

Links


<div>A study of protest art under an apartheid regime Crossing Project article by Poppy Morris</div>

Deela Khan, Salt on My Breath, (ASAI, 2008).
Mario Pissarra, Quiet Provocations: Thoughts on two works by Randolph Hartzenberg, (ASAI, 2014).

Donovan Ward

b. Cape Town, 1962. Lives and works in Cape Town.

Working innovatively with found objects, images, text and paint, Donovan Ward provocatively addresses issues of globalisation and identity.

Coloured by the Other

© Donovan Ward, 03/04/2012

Ideally art is a space for exploration, playing and learning. This work is the antithesis of creativity as its producers abdicate their individualised voices to work within a predetermined framework. This work is presented as a primed, colour by numbers canvas with a portrait, in black line, of an influential, powerful recognisable person who €œspeaks for government and who has gained notoriety for his racialised comments. The lines mark out areas where 10 premixed colours are to be applied. Each area is numbered to correspond to the supplied colours. Viewers are invited to assist in sequentially painting it by referring to the colour code and painting instructions. The completed painting reveals this subject’s altered identity. The restrictive, predictable method and outcome of production also metaphorically illustrates the simplistic way people are essentialised or constructed by power elites .

Donovan Ward,
Ingekleur: Outside The Lines The AVA Gallery, Cape Town l 12 March – 4 April 2012

Guguletu Seven Memorial


© Donovan Ward & Paul Hendricks, 15/03/2006

On 3 March 1986 in the township of Guguletu, seven youth were murdered by the South African state. The Guguletu Seven memorial, dedicated to these seven youth who lost their lives during the liberation struggle, is located in close proximity to where the killings occurred. The memorial is built from Rustenberg granite, steel, screws, tile adhesive, bronze, bricks, cement and concrete. The sculpture represents a discontinuous wall like structure. The seven figures cut out from the concrete and granite slabs speak to the seven families and the nation’€™s loss. The poses representing the seven youth are suggestive of play, dance and resistance, as it seeks to capture their humanity and spirit despite their absence. Their silhouetted forms are derived from the stenciled and spray-can art of the 1980s. On the supporting plinth, beneath each figure, is a bronze plaque with information on it dedicated to one of the youth. Each one of the seven youth are represented in this way. The bronze plaques do not all bear portraits and dates of birth (due to the non-availability of personal details of certain of the youth). Each of the seven plaques however contain the name and date-of-death of the youth. The layout and wording of the plaques are styled on the silk-screened type commemorative posters of the 1980s. The work pays tribute to and commemorates those who made the ultimate sacrifice to build a better South Africa and indeed world. The work is also representative of nation building, as it displays elements of ruin or incompleteness juxtaposed with areas that appears to have been recently built, thus echoing the Nicaraguan woman poet Vidaluz Meneses message: “Pain has been our challenge and the future our hope. We build as though composing a poem: writing, erasing, and creating anew”. These words reflect the spirit of the memorial, as it captures elements of completeness and incompleteness; ruin and visible structure, regularity and irregularity, asserting graphically and symbolically potential, possibility and hope.

Donovan Ward & Paul Hendricks Details of image: Finished drawing for Memorial

Barbie Bartmann: Homecoming Queen

© Donovan Ward, 11/12/2005

Generalized representations become fixed within a culture and conceptualized as if ‘true’€™ because constant repetition in a variety of forms and locales validate the oft repeated image and lends credibility to mytholised forms. Barbara Buntman, Whose Identity do we see? Born in 1789 in the vicinity of the Eastern Cape, Sara Bartmann lived for a short period as a slave near Cape Town. Baptised in in 1811 as Sara Bartmann, a ‘Hottentot’ from the Cape Colony, her indigenous name is unknown to us. It was in England and later Paris that Sara Bartmann was displayed as a sexualized exotic object, and subjected to medical and anthropological scrutiny. In Paris she allegedly lived as a prostitute, and after her death there in 1818 her dissected body was displayed at the Musee de l’Homme as a museum curiosity. It was only 184 years later, in 2002, that her remains were repatriated to her homeland, where she was buried as a Khoisan woman near the little town of Hankey . Sara Bartmann has become a controversial and contentious historical figure, as many groups and individuals claim the right to represent her, and have contested the various roles she apparently assumed. Sara Bartmann most probably belonged to the Gonaqua tribe, and was called many things in her lifetime. These included a ‘€˜slave’€™, ‘€˜Hottentot’€™, ‘€˜showgirl’€™ and ‘prostitute’€™. Presently she continues to be labeled an ‘exotic aboriginal woman’, ‘Khoisan woman’€™, ‘ouma’€™, ‘mama’, and ‘€˜mother of the nation’€™. This work attempts to explore the complexity of an African Identity as it relates to Sara Bartmann. It challenges stereotypical representations of community and fixed identities associated with race, class, culture and language. While on the one hand this work acknowledges Sara Bartmann as a national icon symbolizing South Africa’s fragmented history, I also selected her image to highlight the manner in which historical images and symbols have been appropriated and commodified in a world of commercial interests.

Donovan Ward

The Corporate Garden

Power in its various forms often overrides as well as mimics ethical and environmental interests. This artwork informs and is informed by my ongoing observations of dislocation, erasure and substitution.

Past land theft and new forms of dispossession, particularly gentrification, the desecration of burial sites by property developers, and more generally the erasure of physical memory, one that connects people to history, are engaged with in varying degrees in this artwork. Alluded to in this piece as well, are forms of real estate development, which corresponds with global neo-liberal models that drive ‘development’ projects but are disproportionately harmful to the environment and human beings.

Made from fabricated, organic and inorganic objects, this art piece, the size of a grave, constitutes a landscape embodying contradiction, contrast and paradox. The fictitious sections of the work include plastic flowers, razor wire, cement, and a synthetic lawn used at burial ceremonies superimposed on indigenous flora and fauna. Remnants of the natural environment were collected from the lower slopes of Table Mountain, close to an encroaching residential area, and incorporated into the work; they include bone fragments, dead insects, stones, bits of dried indigenous plants, leaves and gravel.

Through juxtaposing the artificial with the real and superimposing the synthetic over the natural, this work speaks to the displacement of the natural and native by imitation and simulation. It, moreover, points to the paradoxical role of technology in exposing yet furthering the ‘dis-placement’ and ‘re-placement’ of the natural and indigenous with simulated fictive environments.

Donovan Ward

Art Education


1991: Part-time (sculpture), Community Arts Project, Woodstock, Cape Town.
1982-1985: Ruth Prowse School of Art, Salt River, Cape Town.

Workshops & Residencies


2019: Sans Frontier, Hardground Printmakers, Association for Visual Arts, Cape Town.
2016: Sans frontiers, Hard Ground Printmakers, The Home Coming Centre, Cape Town.
2015: In Print/In Focus, Michaelis Gallery, University of Cape Town, Cape Town.
2013: Local Artists Public Artmaking Project, Lentegeur Civic Office, Mitchells Plain,  Cape Town.
2009: Drakenstein Remembers June 16 Visual Art Workshop, Cape Winelands, Western Cape. 
2004: 10, Castle of Goodhope, Cape Town.
2002: Spirit of the Place, Bangor, Wales.
1995: Thupelo Workshop, Cape Town.

Solo exhibitions


2014: Brutalised Barbie, Association for Visual Arts, Cape Town.
2005: Barbie Bartmann: Homecoming Queen, Association for Visual Arts, Cape Town.
2002: Ash, Dust and Trade Marks, Bell-Roberts Gallery, Cape Town.
1998: Residues and Emergences, Mau Mau Gallery, Cape Town.

Group exhibitions (local)


2019: There and back to see how far it is, Association for Visual Arts, Cape Town.
2016: Beyond Binaries, Essence Festival, Durban.
2015: In Print/In Focus, Michaelis Gallery, University of Cape Town.
2012: Ingekleur: Outside the Lines, Association for Visual Arts, Cape Town.
20011-12: Natural Selection, Association for Visual Arts, Cape Town.
2010: View from the South, Everard Read Gallery, Cape Town.
2009: In Black and White, Bell-Roberts Gallery, Cape Town.
2009: Sex Power Money, Everard Read Gallery, Cape Town.
2009: Wood, Association for Visual Arts, Cape Town.
2007: ReCenter, X Cape, Look Out Hill, Khayelitsha, Cape Town.
2007: Africa South, Association for Visual Arts, Cape Town.
2007: Greenhouse: From Painting to Plastic, Bell-Roberts Gallery, Somerset West, South Africa.
2006: Anthology, Everard Read Gallery, Cape Town.
2006: 20 artists 06, Bell-Roberts Gallery, Cape Town.
2006: 20 artists 06, Art on Paper Gallery, Johannesburg.
2005: Botaki Exhibition 3, Old Mutual Asset Managers, Cape Town.
2005: Man, Rust-En-Vrede Gallery, Cape Town.
2004: Upfront and Personal, Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town.
2004: Botaki, Old Mutual Asset Managers, Cape Town.
2004: Art Cool, Bell-Roberts Gallery, Cape Town. 
2004: Gender and Visuality, University of the Western Cape, Bellville.
2004: 10, Everard Read Gallery, Cape Town.
2003: Supermarket, Klein Karoo Nationale Kunstefees, Oudtshoorn, South Africa. 
2001: Telling Tales, 3rd I Gallery, Cape Town.
2000: Allsorts, Bell-Roberts Gallery.
2000: Praat, Thetha, Talk, Idasa Gallery, Cape Town.
2000: One City Festival, Returning the Gaze, Public Art Project, Cape Town.
1999: Prophecy 2000, 3rd I Gallery, Cape Town.
1999: New Beginnings, Battswood Art Centre, Grassy Park, Cape Town.
1998: Dis Nag, Iziko South African National Art Gallery, Cape Town.
1998: Urban Objects of Desire, Mau Mau Gallery, Cape Town.
1998: Ekhaya, Tsoga Environmental Resource Centre, Langa, Cape Town.
1997: District Six Public Sculpture Project, District Six, Cape Town.
1997: The Legacy of Steve Biko, District Six Museum, Cape Town.
1997: Committees Choice, Association for Visual Arts, Cape Town.
1996: Barricaded Rainbow…,  Centre for African Studies, University of Cape Town, Cape Town.
1996: 5 Cape Artists, Iziko South African National Art Gallery, Cape Town.
1996: Beyond the Rainbow, Athlone Civic Centre, Cape Town.
1995: Outsider Art, Market Gallery, Johannesburg.
1995: Volkskas Atelier Award National Exhibition, University of Stellenbosch.
1995: Volkskas Atelier Award Regional Exhibition, South African Association of Arts, Cape Town.
1994: Man on Woman, Seeff Trust Art Gallery, Cape Town.
1993: The Art of Peace, Seeff Trust Art Gallery, Cape Town.
1991: Community Arts Project Exhibition, Woodstock, Cape Town.
1990: Pieces of Africa, Athlone Technical College, Cape Town.

Group exhibitions (international)


2007: Apartheid/ the South African Mirror, Centre de Cultura Contemporania de Barcelona, Spain.
2007: Uniform: South Africa’s New Clothes, Spanierman Modern, New York.
2007: The Art of Revolution, Saba Cultural and artistic Institute, Tehran.
2002: DAK’ART 2002 Biennale, Dakar, Senegal.
2001-2003: Spirit of the Place, Bangor, Wales.

Other projects


2019-2020: Exhibition Designer, Robben Island Museum, Cape Town.
2018-19: Mural Artwork Coordinator, Pelican Park Community Day Centre, Cape Town.
2017-18: Exhibition Designer, Robben Island Museum Restoration Project, Cape Town.
2016: District 6 Clinic Art Workshop, Facilitator District 6 Museum, Cape Town.
2015-1016: Project Manager & Exhibition Designer, Delville Wood Transformation Project, France.
2013: Artwork Coordinator & Facilitator, Lentegeur Civic Office, Mitchells Plain, Cape Town.
2009: Artwork Coordinator and Facilitator, Drakenstein Remembers June 16 Visual Art Workshop, Cape Winelands, Western Cape.
1999: Anti Racism mural (in collaboration with artists and learners), Landsdowne Public Library, Cape Town.

Public collections


Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town.
Durban Art Gallery, Durban.
Delville Wood South African National Museum, Longueval, France.
University of South Africa, Pretoria.

Private collections


ESKOM Art Collection
The Ellerman House Collection
The Earl of Spencer Collection
Annette and Peter Nobel Collection

Commissions


2016: Devils Wood, Delville Wood South African National Museum, Longueval, France.
2011: UDF Memorial, Rocklands Civic Centre Mitchells plain, Commissioned by the City of Cape Town[ In collaboration with Paul Hendricks].
2011: Ashley Kriel Memorial, Community House, Salt River, Cape Town.
2010: Building and Wood Workers International, Trophy Design.
2009: Media & Labour Award Design, Workers World Media Productions.
2006: Meru, Artwork Commission, Safmarine.
2006: Basil D’Olivera Memorial, Sunday Times Heritage Project, Newlands Stadium, Cape Town.
2005: 20 Artists 06, digital print, Bell-Roberts Gallery.
2005: Gugulethu 7 Memorial, in collaboration with Paul Hendricks, Provincial Government &amp and City Council .
2004: Art Cool, LG electronics.
2002: Book cover, International Labour Resource & Information Group.
1995: Right to Work, mural/ large painting on board, WLP, with Paul Hendricks.

Publications (catalogues)


2020: Segregation, Inequality, and Urban Development, Sara Dekhordi, Pollux, Open Access Publication.
2015: Biko’s Ghost, Shannen Hill, University of Minnesota Press.
2011: Visual Century, Vol.4, Wits University Press & the Visual Century Project.
2010: NY Arts,Vol 15, Fall, 2010.
2010: Press Art Sammlung Catalogue, Annette and Peter Nobel Collection.
2009: Public Sculpture, Statues & Memorials ….An Ibhabhathane Project
2007: Apartheid / The South African Mirror, Exhibition Catalogue
2007: From Weapon to Ornament, John Bernt, AMAC Heritage Series
2005: Mario Pissarra, Botaki Exhibition 3, Old Mutual Asset Managers, Cape Town.
2004: Mario Pissarra, Botaki, Omam, Cape Town.
2004: 10, Everard Read. Art Cool. Upfront and Personal.
2002: Dak’ art: Biennale de l’ Art Africain Contemporain, Dakar.
2001: Spirit of the Place exhibition catalogue. 
2001: Returning the Gaze Public Arts Project exhibition catalogue. 
1997: District Six Public Sculpture Project Catalogue
1997: The McCabe Gallery Catalogue
1997: Volkskas Atelier Award Catalogue

Publications (reviews)


2005: M. Pissarra, Donovan Ward, Art South Africa Vol. 4 Issue 1, p. 83.
2004: M. Pro Sobopha, 10, Art South Africa Vol. 2 Issue 4, p. 72.

Publications (other)


2003: Africa e Mediterraneo, Issue 41.
2001: M. Pro Sobopha, Returning the Gaze, NKA Journal of Contemporary Art, 13/14, pp. 56-61.

Awards/ Prizes


1993: First prize, The Art of Peace, Seef Trust Art Gallery, Cape Town.

Awards/ Grants


2002: Cape Tercentenary Foundation

Links

Mario Pissarra, Barbie Bartmann: Homecoming Queen [review](ASAI, 2005).

Ayesha Price

Ayesha Price

b. Cape Town, 1975. Lives in Cape Town, South Africa.

Ayesha Price is an artist and art educator who works in various media. Ayesha Price often creates works that address issues concerning gender and cultural identity.

Arts Education


2008-present: Bachelor of Visual Arts, University of South Africa, Pretoria.
1996: Diploma in Education, Hewatt College of Education (in association with UCT).

Employment

2010: Principal, Zonnebloem Children’s Art Centre, Cape Town
2009 - 2010: Educator, Iziko South African National Gallery
2008 - 2009: Visual Arts Education Officer, Iziko South African National Art Gallery, Cape Town. 
1998-2006 Visual Arts Educator, Zonnebloem Children’s Art Centre, Cape Town.
2000: Fundraiser, South African National Zakaah Fund, Cape Town. 
1998 - present: Art educator and manager of art departments at Iziko South African National Gallery and The Children's Art Centre, Cape Town.
1997: Visual Arts Educator Grades 4-7, Battswood Art Centre

Solo Exhibitions (South Africa)


2013: Save the Princess, Lovell Gallery, Cape Town.
2012: Archiving the Modesty of the Cape Malay Woman, Art B Gallery, Bellville, South Africa.

Group Exhibitions (South Africa)


2016: Beyond Binaries, Essence Festival, Durban.
2015: Thupelo Cape Town Trust Exhibition, Provenance Auction House, Cape Town.
2007: Africa South, Association for Visual Arts Gallery, Cape Town.
2006: Artscape, Cape Town (for the Cape Town Festival). 
2005: Botaki 3 & 4, Old Mutual Asset Managers, Cape Town.
2004: Gender & Visuality Exhibition, University of the Western Cape (History Department), Battswood Gallery, Cape Town.
1999: DisNag, Iziko Slave Lodge & ART 1 Gallery, Cape Town.

Group Exhibitions (International)

2016: Delville Wood Museum, Longueval, France.

Workshops & ongoing community projects


2005 - present: District Six community workshops, Lydia Williams Centre, Cape Town.
2004 - present: Member of art@school.education.com< /a>(voluntary organisation) with Cape Town artists to engage youth and communities through visual arts.
1997 - present: Assisting schools (Zonnebloem Girls Primary, St Agnes Primary, Wynberg Senior Secondary, Al-Wafaa Preschool, Walmer Primary) with banners, signs, stage props and decor, costumes, posters, exhibitions.

Workshops/Community projects (previous)


2016: District 6 Museum Peninsula Memory Project. Public participation to produce commemorative artworks. 
2015: Thupelo Artist’s Residency, Ruth Prowse, Cape Town.
2011: Mural Painting, Philadelphia University of the Arts, Cape Town & Philadelphia, United States of America.
2010: Strengths & Convictions, Nobel Peace Center & Iziko Museums, Cape Town.
2008 - 2010: Visual Arts Educator and Exhibition Designer for Peacejam Foundation Youth Programmes (Unesco funded project) at the District Six Museum and Iziko South African National Gallery Annexe.
2008 - 2009: Rivers of the World, workshops in Cape Town and exhibition in London (British Council).
2008 - 2009: Visual Arts Educator and Exhibition Coordinator for Peripheral Vision, a cultural youth exchange programme between District Six Museum and Swedish Arts and Culture Centres: Lava, Zenit, BotkyrkaKunstall.
2007 - 2008: Rivers of the World International Art Project, (worked with learners to produce artworks about the Liesbeeck River in Cape Town).
2007: Oorwinning Kanala, Photography workshop , Goodman Gallery, Cape Town
2007: Photographic workshop for District 6 youth with artists Hussein and Hassan Essop for the Goodman Gallery Cape at the Lydia Williams Centre.
2002: Isivivane solwazi, Robben Island Museum, South Africa & Devon County, United Kingdom.
2002: Visual Arts Educator, Isivivane Solwazi Art and Culture programme, Robben Island Museum Spring School.
1999: Mural painting facilitator, Words and Vision, Molo Songololo Productions.

Collections


Private, South Africa
Delville Wood Museum, Longueval, France

Commissions


2014: Injustice, sculpture commissioned by V&A Minstrels for Cape Minstrel Carnival.
2005: Ti Koeli’s heritage, painting commissioned by The Department of Economic Development and Tourism, Art in Business exhibition at ArtsCape.
2000: Shine Where You Are: Lulama’s Blanket, Book illustrations commissioned by Institute for Democratic Alternatives in South Africa (IDASA).
1999: South African National Zakkaah fund. 

Awards


2013: The Excellence Certificate for top UNISA 4th year Visual Art student in SA

Other


2006: Visual Art Adjudicator, Fairest Cape Association.
2005 - 2006: Contributor (text and photographs), Iziko EPP Publication Picasso and Africa.
2004: Reviewing & consulting arts & culture handbook for learners & Educators, Oxford University Press.
2003: Visual Art Adjudicator, Lovelife. Textile Workshop, MAPPP-SETA.
1997 - 2003: As member of the Arts Junction (youth arts productions) planned art workshops, exhibitions, production of posters, pamphlets, set & costume design
2000: Book illustrations for IDASA (Project Literacy). Book titles: Shine Where You Are; Lulama's Blanket.
1999: Member of the Arts Forum, based at Battswood Art Centre, Grassy Park, Cape Town.