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. 


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.


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. 



Craig Masters

b. 1963, Cape Town, lives in Cape Town.
Craig Masters, an artist and graphic designer from Cape Town, was involved with the Cape Flats Art Group, and has been making work since the 1980s. He believes that “imagination is the true powerhouse of the mind” and this certainly comes through in his paintings, which are stylistically unique within South Africa’s art scene. Masters depicts people and social scenes embedded in landscapes, sometimes urban and rural, and sometimes dreamlike and otherworldly.


1995: Graphic Design Training Course, Qurack Express, Lads Freehand and Photoshop, Hirt and Carter, Cape Town.
1995: Diploma, Practical Animation, Kaleidoscope Studio, Cape Town.
1984: Diploma, Fine Art and Graphic Design, Battswood Training College, Cape Town.

Group Exhibitions (South Africa)

1998: Parliament’s Opening Exhibition, Houses of Parliament, Cape Town.
Year: The Legacy of Steve Biko, (with Cape Flats Art Group), District Six Museum.
1996: Mural Project, District Six Museum, Cape Town (visited by United States Vice President Al Gore).
1992: Art in Publishing Exhibition, Town Square, Cape Town.

Group Exhibitions (International)

2000: Art Afri, Cultura Group, Bern.


2003: Billboard design, Joseph Stone Auditorium Play, Cape Town.
2000s: Painting, Iziko Slave Lodge, Cape Town.


2010: First Prize for animation, The Lion and the Elephant, One Minute Awards, Amsterdam.
1993: Runner up, Upbeat Story Group Comic Competition, South Africa.


1995: Thupelo Workshop, Cape Town.
1992: Charcoal Animation workshop with William Kentridge, Iziko National Gallery, Cape Town.


1988: Gavin Younge, Art of the South African Townships, Random House Incorporated, Michigan.
2011: Mario Pissarra (ed), A Visual Century, South African Art in Context, Volume 3: 1973–1992, Wits University Press, Johannesburg.


Current: Freelance fine artist and graphic designer
Current: Visual Arts Teacher, Build a Better Society (BABS), Cape Town.
2006 – 2010: Report Writer, South African Film and Publication Board, Cape Town
(work also included publication examination for age restriction recommendations, commercial storyboard production, and collaboration with Paradox Animation for FPB Awareness Clip.)
2001 – 2007: E-learning course design for companies, Laragh Courseware, Cape Town.
1995: Storybook and Textbook illustrator, Hirt and Carter, Cape Town.
1995: Storyboard artist, Network Agency, Cape Town.
1995: Mural painter, Artwork co-ordinator for al Gore 1995 visit, District Six Museum, Cape Town.
1995: Visual Arts Teacher, Build a Better Society (BABS), Cape Town.
1994: Film Technician, Nautilus Film Studio, Cape Town.
1994: Temp Cartoonist, South Newspaper, Cape Town.
1994: Storyboards and Rendering, Berry Bush, Cape Town
1985 – 1994: Assistant Make-up, Display Forms, Cape Town.

Other Involvement

2010: Produced The Lion and the Elephant 01:00 animation, Greatmore Studios, Cape Town.
1992: Member, South African Publishers’ Association, Cape Town.
1991: Volunteer Visual Arts Teacher, Blackheath Primary School, Cape Town.
1988: Judge, Tygerberg Eistedfod, Cape Town.

Alka Dass

Alka Dass

b. 1992, Durban, South Africa. Lives in Johannesburg.

Alka Dass is a multidisciplinary artist who draws inspiration from Hindu mythology and rituals. Dass uses archival imagery to investigate the cultural and psychological spaces that are traditionally assigned to females in Desi culture. 


2016: National Diploma, Durban University of Technology, Durban.

Work Experience

2016-2017: Gallery Assistant, Loading Bay Gallery, Durban.
2016: Assistant, Durban University of Technology, Digital Sculpture Festival, Durban.
2011-2013: Art and Craft curator, Holy Family College Collage, Durban.

Solo Exhibitions

2019: When I Was a Child I Thought the Moon Followed Me, 99 Loop Gallery, Cape Town.
2019: Where does the pain go when it goes away?, Lizamore and Associates, Johannesburg.
2018: Alka Dass, The Project Space, Investec Cape Town Art Fair, Cape Town.

Group Exhibitions

2020: Folds and Faults, University of Free State, Free State [online exhibition].
2020: Site Visit, L’AIR arts, Paris [online exhibition].
2020: #ALL WOMXN MATTER, Julie Miller Gallery, Johannesburg [online exhibition].
2020: Latitudes Art Fair, Johannesburg [online exhibition].
2020: Untangled, World Art Gallery, Cape Town.
2020: She Impressions, The Project Space, Johannesburg.
2020: Rise, 44 on Long Street, Cape Town.
2019: Aardklop National Arts Festival, Potchefstroom.
2019: Familiar Threads, Museum of African Design, Underline Projects, Johannesburg.
2019: Empathic Whispers, SMITH Gallery, Cape Town.
2019: Eulogy: A Tribute to Benon Lutaaya, Lizamore and Associates, Johannesburg.
2019: First Sunday’s, Victoria Yards, Johannesburg.
2019: Open Hands, Alliance Français, Johannesburg.
2019: Arty Bollocks, Victoria Yards, Johannesburg.
2019: Invisible Realm of Impossibility, FIAP Jean Monnett, Paris.
2019: Open Studio, August House, Johannesburg.
2019: Tswela Pele: First Collection of the Art Bank of South Africa, Durban Art Gallery, Durban.
2018: A flood in my Hands, Aardklop National Arts Festival, Potchefstroom.
2018: FNB Joburg Art Fair, The Project Space, Johannesburg.
2018: Now, StArt Art Festival, St Theresa’s School, Johannesburg.
2018: ABSA L’Atelier Art competition, ABSA Art Gallery, Johannesburg.
2018: Lipstick and Ladies, Afropolitan Gallery, Victoria Yards, Johannesburg.
2018: Open Studios, SAFFCA, France.
2018: Decently Damaged, 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, New York.
2018: A flood in my Hands, Fried Contemporary, Pretoria.
2017: Aardklop National Arts Festival, The Bag Factory, Potchefstroom.
2017: FNB Joburg Art Fair, The Bag Factory, Johannesburg.
2017: Young Capital/ White Noise, Johannesburg Fringe, Johannesburg.
2017: Cultivate, King David School, Johannesburg.
2017: Turbine Art Fair, The Project Space, Johannesburg.
2016: Femergy, ArtSpace, Durban.


2019: L’AiR Arts, Paris.
2019: Draw, international residency, Caylus, France.
2018: SAFFCA (Southern African Foundation For Contemporary Art) Residency, France.


2017: Winner, Young Female Residency Award, The Project Space, Johannesburg.


Avhashoni Mainganye

Avhashoni Mainganye

b. Venda, Limpopo, South Africa, 1957. Lives in Thohoyandou.

Avhashoni Mainganye is an artist, art educator, cultural activist and poet, and has been instrumental in promoting artistic activity in Limpopo. Initially producing art with strong socio-political overtones, his work has become increasingly abstract,  with questions of African culture interfacing with broader humanist concerns. 



Phillipa Hobbs, Messages and Meaning: The MTN Art Collection, (David Krut Publishing, Johannesburg, 2006), 147)




Brett Kebble Awards 2004, (Marulelo Communications: Cape Town, 2004), 146-147)




Art education

1981-82: Rorke's Drift Art & Craft Centre, Kwa-Zulu Natal.
1985-89: Funda Art Centre, Soweto, Johannesburg.

Solo Exhibitions

2010: Journey, iZArte, Zutphen, Netherlands.
2008: Journey, Association for the Visual Arts, Cape Town.
2000: Coker College, North Carolina, USA.
1992:  Polokwane Art Museum, Polokwane.

Group Exhibitions

2019: The Mahlakasela collection, Henry Ponder Gallery, South Carolina.
2016: FNB Joburg Art Fair, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg.
2015: Art Santa Fe 2015, Sante Fe Convention Center, New Mexico.
2015: Opening the Drawers: A Limited Edition Print Pop Up Shop, David Krut Projects, Johannesburg.
2015: Venda Tsonga Craft Art Exhibition, Madi a Thavha Lodge, Limpopo.
2014: Work on Paper, Trent Gallery, Pretoria.
2011: Collages, African Studies Centre, Leiden, Netherlands.
2007: 30 Years of Soweto Printmaking, Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg.
2006: Avashoni Mainganye and Sandile Zulu – New Works, David Krut Projects, Johannesburg.
2004 - 5: Soul Of Africa: Art as a Cornerstone for Development, The Development Bank of Southern Africa, Johannesburg.
2001: Golelanwali, Alliance Francais, Johannesburg. 
1995: Spring Time in Chile, Museum of Contemporary Art, Santiago, Chile.
1995: Africa95, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
1994: Artists for Peace, Geneva.
1989: Women, Everard Read Gallery, Johannesburg.
1988: VhaVenda / Shangaan Wood Sculptures, South African Association of Arts, Pretoria.
1987: National Museum & Gallery, Gaborone.
1985: BMW Tributaries, Africana Museum in progress, Johannesburg.
1985: Artimo (Art in Motion), Market Gallery, Johannesburg.

Workshops & Residencies

2016: Transvisions in Wood, Karoo.
2008: International AIDS Conference, Polokwane Art Gallery, Polokwane.
2007: Triangle workshop, Isle of Tanera Mhor, Scotland.
2006: Greatmore Studios residency, Cape Town.
2005: Venda Land of Legends, Venda & Tsonga wood carving workshop, Netherlands.
1999: Craft/Art, Joint wood carving workshop with Graham Jones, Grahamstown Arts Festival, Grahamstown.
1995: Spring in Chile cultural exchange programme, Chile.
1994: Koma, collaboration with Stefano Kofmehl of Locarno, Switzerland.
1990: Soweto Action, Art Residency, France & Switzerland.
1986 - 2006: Thupelo Art Workshops, Cape Town.


2020: ACT Lifetime Achievement award for Visual Arts.
2016: MEC Achievers Award, Limpopo Department of Arts and Culture, Polokwane.
2008: Top five, Sasol Wax Art Awards, University of Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg
2007: Top ten, Sasol Wax Art Awards, University of Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg.
2005: Achievers Award, Limpopo Mapungubwe Arts Festival, Polokwane.
2004: Finalist, Brett Kebble Awards.
1994: Participant, FNB Vita Awards.
1985: Solomon Reuben and Ann Winer Bursary.


2014: Host, the Ubuntu Trust, Thohoyandou Arts & Culture Centre, Thohoyandou.
2009: Selection panel, Department of Arts and Culture's Arts & Craft Awards.
2004 - 5: Selection panel, Soul of Africa exhibition, Development Bank of Southern Africa, Johannesburg.
2001: Art teacher, printing, Feniks International 20th Anniversary, Belgium.
2000: Art teacher, painting and printing at Coker College, North Carolina
1999: Arts facilitator, Thohoyandou Arts and Culture Centre, Thohoyandou.
1985 - 2006: United States - South Africa Leader Exchange Program (USSALEP)

Public collections

IBM South Africa, Cape Town.
MTN, Johannesburg.
Anglovalal Mining Company, Johannesburg.
Fur Volkerkunde Museum, Hamburg, Germany.
Totem Meneghelli Gallery, Johannesburg.
Polokwane Art Museum, Polokwane.
University of Zululand, Richards Bay.
University Limpopo, Mankweng.
University of Venda, Thohoyandou.
The Ghandi Foundation, London.


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).


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< /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.


Private, South Africa
Delville Wood Museum, Longueval, France


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. 


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


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.

Bongiwe Dhlomo-Mautloa

Bongiwe Dhlomo-Mautloa

b. Vryheid, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 1956. Lives in Johannesburg.

Bongiwe Dhlomo-Mautloa is an artist, art educator and one of South Africa’s first black curators. Bongiwe Dhlomo-Mautloa began making art in the late 1970s as a response to life under apartheid. With a strong focus on the political, her aims include giving voice to the rural and urban histories of black women.

Arts Education

1978 - 1979: Fine Arts Diploma (Printmaking), The Evangelical Lutheran Church Art and Craft Centre at Rorke's Drift, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa.


2018: FUBA: Preserving a Legacy, Keyes Art Mile, Johannesburg. 
2017: A Labour of love, Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg.
2015: A Labour of Love, Weltkulturen Museum, Frankfurt, Germany.
2014: Impressions of Rorke’s Drift - The Jumuna Collection, Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town.
2012: A Fragile Archive, Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg.
2010: Strengths and Convictions: The Lives and times of South Africa's Nobel Peace Prize Laureates, Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town; Nobel Peace Centre, Oslo.
2003: Rorke's Drift: Empowering Prints 1962 - 1982, Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town; Durban Art Gallery, Durban.
2003: Time, Memory and Desire, Standard Bank Art Gallery, Johannesburg.
1999: [Rewind] Fast, Van Reekum Museum of Modern Art, Apeldoorn, Netherlands.
1998: Trans Figurative, Association of Visual Arts Gallery, Cape Town.
1989 - 1990: Art/Images in Southern Africa, Kulturhuset, Stockholm.
1988: The Neglected Tradition, Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg, .
1986: Images of South Africa (solo), Gabarone. 


2020: Panelist, “Building legacies: Investing in Culture”, Investec Cape Town Art Fair, Cape Town.
2019: Curator, Admission of Guilt, 179 Buitengracht St, Gardens, Cape Town.
2016: Panelist, "A reflection on the role of the arts in the struggle" panel discussion, Apartheid Museum, Johannesburg,.
2016: Curator, Assemblage. Johannesburg.
2014: Panelist, Seminar: Towards a working concept of socially engaged Art in 2014, KZNSA, Kwa-Zulu Natal.
2013: Co-Curator, Umhlaba 1913–2013: Commemorating the 1913 Land Act, Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town.
2013: Facilitator, Print Workshop, National School of the Arts (NSA), Johannesburg.
2009 - 2013: Curatorial Content Manager, Steve Biko Centre, King William's Town.
1994 - 1999: Committee member, Acquisitions Committee, Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town.
1986 - 1988: Coordinator, Alexandra Art Centre, Johannesburg.
1983 - 1985: Curator, FUBA Gallery, Johannesburg.
1980 - 1983: Worked at the African Art Centre, Durban.


2004: Dhlomo, B and Godby, M “Art and Politics in a Changing South Africa: Bongi Dhlomo in Conversation with Michael Godby."African Arts, vol. 37, no. 4.


Brendhan Dickerson

b. Johannesburg, 1968. Lives in Switzerland.

Brendhan Dickerson’s satirical sculptures draw influence from politics and popular culture. He is particularly interested in interactive and kinetic sculpture.

Art Education

1995 Graduated with distinction, Masters in Fine Art (sculpture), University of Cape Town.
1991 Graduated with distinction, BA in Fine Art (sculpture), University of Cape Town.

Exhibitions (solo)

2007 Living conditioned,Erdmann Contemporary,Cape Town.
2004 Suspended Disbelief,Association for the Visual Arts,Cape Town.
1997 A Carnival Show,AVA,Cape Town.

Exhibitions (group)

2010 Recent and New Works, Erdmann Contemporary, Cape Town.
2005 South African Art 1840 – Now, Michael Stevenson, Cape Town.
2000 Cast, Albertyn Stables Art Gallery, Simon’s Town. A Celebration for Bringing New Hope, Bell-Roberts Fine Art Gallery, Cape Town.
1998 SA Sculpture Today, Oudtshoorn Festival.
1996 Four Young Artists, Newtown Gallery, Johannesburg.

Exhibitions (international)

2008 Myerson Fine Art, Menier Gallery, London. Paul Smith, Albermale Street, London.
2001 Fire-sculpture performance on the Rhine,Basel , during a three month residency in the IAAB International Artist Exchange Programme.
1998 Lifetimes: An exhibition of South African Art, Out of Africa Festival,Munich.
1995 International Exhibition of Art Colleges, Hiroshima.

Fire Sculpture Performances

2008 (untitled), launch of The Gordon Institute, Hiddingh Campus, University of Cape Town.
2007Succession Debate Art Seasons South Africa, Paarl. Later extended and performed in District Six, Cape Town as part of X-Cape; Cape 07 Biennial.
2005 Klein Karoo Kunstefees.From Father to Son Grahamstown Festival and Aard-Klop arts festival, Potchefstroom.
2002 With improvised trumpet and percussion, launch of the Spier Outdoor Sculpture Biennial.
2001 Diner’s Club Joubert Park Public Art Project, Johannesburg.


2006-2009: Sculpture Lecturer (part time), Fine Art Department, University of Stellenbosch.
2003 Arts and Crafts Instructor at the Estuary Centre, Swords, Co Dublin, Ireland. Designed and implemented a ceramics programme for mentally handicapped adults.
2002 Guest lecturer, Wits School of Arts, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.
1999-2000: Lecturer, Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town.
1999 Not For Sale, a collaborative musical event at the Independent Armchair Theatre, Cape Town, featuring improvisations on wrought iron percussion sculpture. Accompanied by double bass.
1998 Contributed to Public Eye’s Heritage Day Public Sculpture Intervention Project: Caged stone lions at Rhodes Memorial, with metal scroll: From Rape to Curio.
1995 -1997: Lecturer, Michaelis School of Fine Art, UCT.
1996 Consultant and facilitator to the “Sculptures in Wood” project, Association for the Visual Arts, Cape Town.
1994 Mentor to craft development projects, Small Business Development Corporation, Cape Town.
1992 -1993 Co-ordinator, product developer and trainer, Montebello Design Centre, Cape Town.
1992 Established and ran a blacksmith’s forge, Montebello Design Centre.
[accordion title='Commissions']
2008 The Gordon Institute.
2007 Art Seasons South Africa.
2005 Grahamstown Festival.
2002 Spier.
2001 Joubert Park Public Art Project.


1995 Merit Award, International Exhibition of Art Colleges, Hiroshima.


IDASA, South African National Gallery, Johannesburg Art Gallery, Durban Art Gallery, Oppenheimer Collection, Wooltru, SAB Miller, Webber-Wentzel Bowens, Sandton Hilton, Vodacom, Old Mutual,J.P. Morgan.


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)

Please not that this tab is under construction

“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
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"


Cedric Nunn

Cedric Nunn

b. 1957, Nongoma, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa; lives in Assagay, KZN.

Spanning three decades, Cedric Nunn’s photographs highlight the interplay between the personal and the political, challenging reductive views of ‘change’.

Solo Exhibitions

2019: Blood Relatives, Oliewenhuis Art Museum and Vrystaat Arts Festival, Bloemfontein.
2018: Return: Surviving Dispossession, Genocide and Erasure, Homecoming Centre, District Six Museum, Cape Town.
2017: Unsettling Colonialism: Frontier and Intimate Spaces, Centre for African Studies Gallery, Cape Town.
2017: Unsettled, Nelson Mandela Metropole University (NMMU), Bird Street Art Gallery, Port Elizabeth. 
2016: Unsettled, Umsunduzi Museum, Pietermaritzburg. 
2016: Unsettled, Johannes Stegmann Gallery, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein.
2016: Unsettled, David Krut Gallery, Johannesburg.
2016: Unsettled, Iwalewahaus, Bayreuth, Germany.
2015: Unsettled: One Hundred Years War of Resistance by Xhosa Against Boer, WITS Art Museum, Johannesburg.
2014: People Live Here: 20 Years of Democracy, Msunduzi Museum, Pietermaritzburg.
2013: Call and Response, Omenka Gallery, Lagos.
2013: Cornfields; A 1913 Land Act Story, Sophiatown Cultural and Heritage Centre, Johannesburg. 
2012: Call and Response, David Krut Projects, New York.
2011: Call and Response, Galerie Seippel, Germany.
2011: Call and Response, Museum Africa, Johannesburg. 
2011: Convergence, KwaMuhle Museum, South Africa.
2011: Blood Relatives, Durban Art Gallery, Durban.
2011: Paris Photo, Grand Palais, Paris.
2010: In Camera, Albert Luthuli Museum, Groutville, KwaZulu-Natal
2009: Cedric Nunn: Revision, Bailey Seippel Gallery, Johannesburg
2005: Blood Relatives, Old Fort Gallery, Constitution Hill, Johannesburg, South Africa
1997: Malhawu, Macufe Arts Festival, Bloemfontein.
1997: Blood Relatives, Playhouse, Durban.
1995: The Hidden Years, KwaMuhle Museum, Durban.

Group Exhibitions - South Africa

2020: Undermined: The Social Cost of Mining to People and Planet, Online exhibition, Jozi Book Fair. 
2019: Exclamating, Still! On the Noise of Images, 12th Recontres De Bamako, Bamako. 
2019: Blood Relatives, Oliewenhuis Art Museum and Vrystaat Arts Festival, Bloemfontein. 
2018: The Art of Activism, Durban Art Gallery, Durban.
2018: Return: Surviving Genocide, Dispossession and Erasure, District Six Homecomeing Centre, Cape Town. 
2016: Beyond Binaries, Essence Festival, Durban; Durban Art Gallery; KZNSA.
2013: Lights, camera, fire, artSPACE, Durban.
2010: Bonani Africa
2010: Festival of photography, Iziko Castle of Good Hope, Cape Town.
2010: 1910-2010: From Pierneef to Gugulective, Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town.
2010: Joburg Art Fair, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg.
2010: Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg.
2010: UNISA Art Gallery, Pretoria.
2009: Voices, End Conscription Campaign, Spier, Stellenbosch.
2009: Then and Now: Eight South African Photographers, UNISA Art Gallery, Pretoria.
2008: Then and Now: Eight South African Photographers, Iziko Castle of Good Hope, Cape Town.
2007: Then and Now: Eight South African Photographers, Rhodes University, Grahamstown.
2007: Then and Now: Eight South African Photographers, Durban Art Gallery, Durban.
2004: Fatherhood Project, Museum Africa, Johannesburg.
2003: Youth on the Move, Parliament, Cape Town.
2000: Every Child is My Child, African Window Museum, Pretoria.
2000: Living in a Strange Land, Parliament, Cape Town.
2000: Emotions and Relations, Sandton Civic Gallery, Johannesburg.
1999: Lines of Sight: Perspectives in South African Photography, South African National Gallery, Cape Town.
1999: Workers, The Workers Library & Museum, Johannesburg.
1998: National Development Agency, Workers Library, Johannesburg.
1997: South African National Gallery Contemporary Collection, Cape Town.
1997: NGO Coalition, Johannesburg.
1995: Black Looks, White Myths, Africus Johannesburg Biennale, MuseumAfrica, Johannesburg.
1994: This Land is Our Land, Bloemfontein.
1989: Beyond the Barricades, Market Photo Gallery, Johannesburg.
1988: Ten Years of Staffrider, Market Photo Gallery, Johannesburg.
1987: History Workshop, Wits University, Johannesburg.
1985: South Africa – The Cordoned Heart, University of Cape Town, Cape Town.
1984: Women at Work, Johannesburg.

Group Exhibitions - International

2019:  Highly Personal – South African Artists and Their Handprint Portraits, Daiter Gallery, Chicago. 
2019: Soil is an inscribed body: On Sovereignty, Agropoetics and Struggles for Liberations, SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin. 
2018: Terre de Uomini, Fondazione Fotographia, Modena. 
2012: Mine, Dubai Communtiy Arts Centre, Dubai.
2010: South African Photography: 1950 to 2010, Willy Brandt Haus, Berlin; Goch Museum, Goch, Germany.
2010: Hearts and Minds, Savanah College of Art and Design, Georgia, USA.
2010: Africa: See You, See Me!, Grey Art Gallery, New York; Accra; Lagos; Piazze della Signoria, Florence.
2007: Then and Now: Eight South African Photographers, Melbourne Art Gallery, Melbourne, Australia; Sweden.
2003: Johannesburg Alive, Bogota, Columbia.
2002: Group Portraits, Nine South African Families, Tropen Museum, Amsterdam.
2002: Maison Descartes, Amsterdam Photography Biennale, Amsterdam.
2002: Bamako African Photography Biennale, Bamako, Mali.
2000: Capitals, Espace Matisse, Lille, France.
1998: 3rd Festival of African Photography, Bamako, Mali.
1998: Democracy’s Images: Photography and Visual Art after Apartheid, Bildmuseet, Umea; Uppsala Art Museum, Boras Art Museum, Malmo Museum, Sundsvallas Museum, Sweden, Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg; Impression Gallery, UK; Pori Art Museum, Finland.
1996: Colours-Contemporary Art from South Africa, Haus de Kulturen de Welt, Berlin, Germany.
1990: Zabalaza Festival, London, UK.
1987: Culture in another South Africa, Amsterdam, Holland. Health, South Africa & Germany.
1985: South Africa: Cordoned Heart, International Centre for Photography, New York & The Photographers Gallery, London.
1983: Nicht Wir Uns Trennen, Germany.


2010: Lecture, New York University, New York.
2010: Panelist, ArchitectureZA 2010 Conference, Johannesburg.
2010: Panelist, Africa on My Mind symposium, Savannah College of Arts and Design, Georgia, USA.
2010: Presented a talk and slide show at University of Western Cape, Bellville, Cape Town.
1999: Participant (delivered paper), Encounters Photography Conference, Cape Town.


South African Broadcasting Corporation
South African Development Bank
Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation
Ukhozi FM
Ford Foundation
Cheadle Thompson and Haysom
Johannesburg Housing Company
Radio Metro
MOTT Foundation
De Beers
Safer Africa
Sheer Sounds

Publications - work featured in books

2011: Ralf-P. Seippel (ed.), Call and Response, Hatje Cantzand & Fourthwall Books, Johannesburg. 
2015: Cedric Nunn, Unsettled: The 100 Year War of Resistance by Xhosa Agaisnt Boer and British, Penguin Random House, Johannesburg.
2009: Darren Newbury, Defiant Images: Photography and Apartheid South Africa, Unisa Press, Pretoria.
2007: Gavin Chawtra, Andre du Pisani & Abillah Omari (eds), Security and Democracy in Southern Africa, Wits University Press, Johannesburg.
2004: Edgar Pieterse & Frank Meintjies (eds.), Voices of the transition: the politics, poetics and practices of social change in South Africa, Heinemann, Sandown.
2004: Gwen Ansell, Soweto blues: Jazz, Popular Music and Politics in South Africa, Continuum, New York.
2003: Melanie Samson, Dumping on Women: Gender and Privatisation of Waste Management, SAMWU and Municipal Services Project, Athlone.
2002: Omar Badsha (ed.) With Our Own Hands: Alleviating Poverty in South Africa, Department of Public Works, Pretoria.
1998: Shamin Meer, Women Speak: Reflections On Our Struggle 1982-1997, Kwela Books, Cape Town.
1998: Karen Hurt & Debbie Budlender (eds), Money Matters: Women and the Government Budget, Institute for Democracy in South Africa, Cape Town.
1992: South Africa-State of Fear, Amnesty International, London.
1990: Jurgen Schadeberg (ed.), Nelson Mandela and The Rise of the ANC, Bloomsbury, London.
1989: Iris Tillman Hill & Alex Harris (eds), Beyond the Barricades: Popular Resistance in South Africa, Aperture Books in association with the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, New York.
1989: Francis Wilson & Mamphela Ramphele (eds), Uprooting Poverty: The South African challenge, David Philip, Cape Town.
1988: Andries Oliphant, Ten Years of Staffrider, Ravan Press, Johannesburg.
1986: Omar Badsha (ed.), South Africa: The Cordoned Heart, Gallery Press, Cape Town & W.W. Norton and Co., New York (Text by Francis Wilson). Patricia Henderson, Waaihoek, Association for Rural Development, Pietermaritzburg.
1985: Jane Barret et al., Vukani Makhosikazi: South African Women Speak, Catholic Institute for International Relations, London.

Publications - work featured in catalogues

2010: Delia Klask & Ralf-P Seipel (eds), South African Photography: 1950 to 2010, Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern.
2009: Andrew Armacost et al (eds), Beyond Beauty: The Archive of Documentary Arts at Duke University, Duke University Press, Durham.
2007: Michael Godby, Then and Now: Eight South African Photographers, Highveld Press, Johannesburg.
2006: Department of Arts and Culture South Africa (ed.), Africa is Calling: South African Arts and Culture Manifestation in Germany.
1998: Jan Lundstrom & Katarina Pierre (eds) Democracy’s Images: Photography and Visual Art After Apartheid, Umea University, Umea.
1995: Tumelo Mosaka & Octavio Zaya (eds), Black Looks, White Myths, Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores de Espana, Spain (Africus Johannesburg Biennale catalogue).

Publications - work featured in newspapers

South Africa: Die Vrye Weekblad, The Star, Sunday Express, The Rand Daily Mail, Sunday Times, Sunday Independent, City Press, Mail & Guardian, New Nation, South, The New African, Daily News, Natal Mercury, Umafrika, Reconstruct.
Europe and United States: London Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph, The Independent, Guardian, New York Times, Boston Chronicle for Higher Education, Dagens Industri, Le Humanite.

Publications - work featured in magazines

South Africa: Ford Foundation Annual Report 1999/2000, Leadership, Indicator, Speak, Frontline, New Era, Pace, Drum, Upbeat, Learn and teach, Work in Progress, State of the Nation, Ecunews, Diakonia News, Cosmopolitan, Agenda, Critical Health, New Ground, Labour Bulletin, Financial Mail, Die Suid Afrikaan, Leading Edge, Finance Weeks, Development Bank of S.A., Success S.A. Enterprise
Europe and United States: Jazz Times, Telerama, Nova Ecologia, Jeune Afrique, Der Spiegel and Panascope.


Independent Electoral Commission, Directorate for AIDS and Communicable Diseases, Beyond Awareness AIDS Media Campaign, Gauteng Department of Housing, Nordic Council of Ministers, Presidents Office, Department of Public Works, Department of Labour, Department of Health, Johannesburg City, ESETA, Johannesburg City Parks, Albert Luthuli Museums, National Development Agency, PetroSA, SaferAfrica, Transnet


2015: Lecturer, South African Artists in Focus series, the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.
Director, Endaweni Photographic, Richmond, KwaZulu-Natal.
2005: Director, 'Blood Relatives'™ Video Documentary, SABC.
2004: Judge, Vodacom Photography Journalist of the Year awards.
2003: Judge, Vodacom Photography Journalist of the Year awards.
2002: Convener, Fuji Press Photo’s awards.
2001: Board member, The Bensusan Museum of Photography, MuseumAfrica, Johannesburg.
2000: Beyond Awareness Campaign, Government sponsored HIV/AIDS campaign to make media available to the public. 
1999: Judge, Fuji Press Awards.
199: Participant, Shuttle 99 Cultural collaboration between Scandinavian countries and South Africa.
1998-2000: Director, Market Photo Workshop, Johannesburg.
1998: Attended workshops and visited Helsinki as part of South African delegation.
1999: Curator, Lines of Sight: Perspectives on South African Photography, South African National Gallery.
1982-1990: Co-founded, Afrapix with Paul Weinberg, Peter McKenzie and Omar Badsha.
1974-1981: Worked at Hullets Sugar Mill, KwaZulu-Natal.


Candice Jansen, The Land of Cedric Nunn, (ASAI, 2019).

Dathini Mzayiya

b. Queenstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa, 1979. Lives in Cape Town.

Dathini Mzayiya skillfully blends drawing and painting in his striking renditions of everyday subjects.

Portrait of a Revolutionary edited by Nadine Cloete For African Noise Foundation. 

Umfanekiso ( Reflections)
Filmed by Dathini Mzayiya, edited by Caleb Heymann South Africa for the One Minute Video Festival.2008


2001: Community Arts Project, Woodstock, Cape Town, South Africa.
2000: Graphic Design and Advertising, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town.
1999 Advertising and Marketing, Advertising College of South Africa, Cape Town.

Workshops & residencies

2015: Studio 147 Residency, Cape Town.
2009: Glenfiddich Artist in Residence, Glenfiddich Distillery, Dufftown, Scotland.
2007: Arts and Media Access Centre (AMAC) students Workshop by City Skin design, Table Mountain, Cape Town.
2006: National Heritage Council, African Art Museum, Debre Zeit, Ethiopia.
2006: Umsi (The smoke) painting workshop, Castle of Good Hope, Cape Town.
2005: Mural Global Agenda 21 under UNESCO, Inda Gymnasium, Aachen, Germany.
2005: Mural Global Agenda 21 at the train station, Aachen-Schanz, Germany.
2005: Mural Global Agenda 21, Khayelitsha Training Centre, Cape Town.
2005: Mural Global Agenda 21, Swop painting workshop with students from Mitchells Plain, Manneneberg and Khayelitsha, Cape Town.
2005: Mural Global Agenda 21, Painting workshop with AIDS-affected children from the Fikelela Children’s Home, Khayelitsha, Cape Town.
2004: Thupelo Workshop, Iziko South African National Gallery (Annexe), Cape Town.
2002: Thupelo Artists Workshop, Annexe, Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town.
2002: Ukuzoba (To draw): From Representational Painting to Abstraction, Community Arts Project, Woodstock, Cape Town.
2002: Ukuzoba (To draw) public workshops, Baden, Austria; Villach, Switzerland, and Berlin (with Trish Lovemore and Boyce Magandela)
2002: Mural painting workshop, Nomlingaliselo Primary School, New Crossroads, Cape Town (with Sipho Hlathi, Lonwabo Kilani and Ndikhumbule Ngqinambi).

Solo exhibitions

2013: Onder die Reenboog Strale, Greatmore Studios, Cape Town.
2005: Pop-up exhibition, BBK Gallery, Aachen.

Group exhibitions

2020: Untitled 24.09, Gallery Fanon, Johannesburg.
2019: Kulcha Festival, St John’s College, Johannesburg.
2017: Athlone in Mind, Cape of Good Hope, Cape Town. 
2018: Still Life and Life Drawings: A Moment Captured or Preserved?, Iziko South African National Art Gallery, Cape Town.
2016: The Art of Humanity, The Pratt Institute, New York.
2016: People You May Know, Factory of the Arts, Cape Town.
2016: #SITDITAF, North West University Gallery, Mafikeng.
2015: Imago Mundi: The Art of Humanity, Rome.
2015: Map of the New Art, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice. 
2014: Imago Mundi: The Art of Humanity, Treviso.
2011: Kadafi, The Bag Factory, Johannesburg.
2010: The Glenffidich Artist in Residence, The Rainbow Experience Gallery, Mandela Rhodes Place, Cape Town.
2010: Nothing is Everything, Word of Art, Woodstock Industrial Centre, Cape Town.
2010: Ityala aliboli/Debt don’t rot, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg.
2010: Milestones, Greatmore Studios, Woodstock, Cape Town.
2010: 30 x 30 artists, Gill Allderman Gallery, Kenilworth, Cape Town.
2010: Botaki, Albany Museum, Grahamstown; Mecufe Festival, Bloemfontein.
2009: Umahluko Cape ’09, Lookout Hill, Khayelitsha, Cape Town.
2009: Dada South, Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town.
2009: Untitled exhibition, Glenfiddich Distillery, Dufftown, Scotland.
2008: Milk Can Art , 34 Long Street Art Gallery, Cape Town.
2008: Winter Open Studio, Greatmore Studios, Woodstock, Cape Town.
2007: Africa South, Association for Visual Arts, Cape Town.
2007: Nine South African Artists, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg.
2006: Umsi/Smoke, AVA, Cape Town.
2006: Nine South African Artists, Hilton Hotel, Addis Ababa.
2005: Atelier Haus Aachen Gallery (with Thulani Shuku), Aachen, Germany; Austria and Switzerland.
2004: Artwork Project, Chat Room Communication and Marketing, Cape Town.
2004: Studio exhibition (with Thulani Shuku), Mowbray, Cape Town.
2004: Live Action Painting on Canvas, Cape Town Festival, Company’s Gardens, Cape Town.
2003: Art Angels, Gardens Presbyterian Church, Gardens, Cape Town.
2003: Angels without Wings, Cape Of Good Hope Castle, Cape Town.
2003: Vision, Castle of Good Hope, Cape Town.
2003: Workshop exhibitions (with Boyce Magandela and Trish Lovemore), Maria: Wörth, Reifnitz, Lienz and Kitzbuhel, Austria.
2002: Absolut Secret 7: Absolut Voyeur, AVA, Cape Town.
2002: Members exhibition, Association for Visual Arts, Cape Town.
2002: Galerie Halde 14, Balden, Switzerland.
2002: Why Cry?, Greatmore Studios, Woodstock.
2002: Ukozoba (To draw) workshop exhibition, Iziko South African National Gallery (Annexe), Cape Town.
2002: Thupelo workshop exhibition, Iziko South African National Gallery (Annexe), Cape Town.
2001: Afro metamorphosis’, Community Arts Project (CAP), Cape Town.

Gugulective Exhibitions

2014: Gugulective Arts Collective exhibition during Creative Week 2014, KwaMlamli’s Place, Gugulethu, Cape Town.
2010: 1910-2010: From Pierneef to Gugulective, Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town.
2009: Subversion, Gugulective Arts Collective exhibition, Hamburg, Germany.
2008: South Africa Performs, HAU Theatre, Berlin (As part of Gugulective Arts Collective and with other global collectives)
2007: Akuchanywa Apha (No pissing), Gugulective, KwaMlamli’s Place, Guguletu; Blank Projects, Cape Town.


Youth Veteran Award from Khayelitsha Youth Development Forum (KYDF), Cape Town.


Foreign Press Centre, Cape Town
Chris Barnard Heart Centre, UCT
Villach Town Hall, Austria
Private collections in South Africa and Europe

Mario Pissarra, Dathini Mzayiya: Umsi, (ASAI, 2006).

Ben Verghese, Dathini Mzayiya: Letting the music take him, (ASAI, 2020).