Born 1968 in Pretoria
Lives and works in Johannesburg, South Africa
MA (Fine Arts), University of Pretoria
BA (Fine Arts), University of Pretoria
Serge Ziegler Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg
Serge Ziegler Galerie, Zurich, Art Chicago 2001, USA
Serge Ziegler Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
Beyond the Pale. At the invitation of and support by the French Institute of South Africa.
Galerie d'Alliance Franšaise, Johannesburg.
Masters degree (fine arts), at the Centurion Art Gallery, Centurion, South Africa.
Contributions from the Venice Biennial. Curator of the museum: Charlotte Brandt,
Charlottenborg Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen, Denmark
SLOW MOTION. Curated by Alexandra Kolossa, Ludwig Froum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen
DISLOCATION, Image & Identity South Africa. Curated by Daniela Tilkin, Sala Rekalde, Bilbao, Spain
Muster Frau. Curated by Dr. Peter Joch, Kunsthalle Darmstadt, Germany
DISLOCATION, I. & I. S. A. Curated by D. Tilkin, Centro Cultural de Maia, Oporto, Portugal
VIDEOFORMES 2002. Curated by Gabriel Soucheyre; South African programme compiled by
Clive van den Berg , Clermont- Ferrand, France
Houston SuperMover: FotoFest. Curated by Eugenio Valdes de Figueroa and RAIN, Houston, TX Selection from the 19th World Wide Video Festival in Cape Town. Director: Tom Van Vliet, produced by The WWVF, Amsterdam, in association with the Michaelis School of Fine Art,
University of Cape Town, SA
STYX. Europäische Kunstakademie Trier, Directed by Ralf Kotschka, Trier, Germany (catalogue)
DaimlerChrysler Sculpture Award. Johannesburg, SA
Plateau of Humankind. Venice Biennal, Directed by Harald Szeemann, Venice, Italy (catalogue)
Dislocation. Curated by Daniela Tilkin. Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid
Casino 2001, 1st Quadrennial of Contemporary Art. Curated by Jeanne Greenberg Rothany, S.M.A.K., Gent, Belgium (catalogue)
World Wide Video Festival 2001. Directed by Tom van Vliet, Amsterdam (catalogue)
Transit. Curated by Dorothea Strauss, Kunstverein Freiburg, Germany
In and Around. Video intervention at the Macky apartment building in Los Angeles, coinciding with a major retrospective on the work of architect R.M. Schindler. Curated by Eugenio Valdes for the MAK Center Artists and Architects in Residence.
Short Stories. Curated by Roberto Pinto. La fabbrica del vapore, Milan. (catalogue)
Rest and Motion. Curated by Kathryn Smith. Oudtshoorn National Arts Festival, Oudtshoorn, South Africa. (catalogue)
Memórias Intimas Marcas. Curated by Fernando Alvim. Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen (MUHKA). (catalogue)
South Meets West. Curated by Bernhard Fibicher, Yacouba KonatÈ and Yvonne Vera. Kunsthalle Bern, April 2000. (catalogue)
Johannesburg. Curated by Clive Kellner as part of 'Atmosfere Metropolitane', co-ordinated by Roberto Pinto. Openspace, Milan, Italy, July 2000. (catalogue)
Dialog 1: Vice Verses. Residency with Susanne Jirkuff, Ella Raidel and Tracey Rose. Curated by Clive Kellner.
O.K. Centre of Contemporary Art, Linz, Austria. (catalogue)
Channel. Curated by Robert Weinek and Gregg Smith. Association of Visual Arts, Cape Town.
FNB Vita Art Prize exhibition. Sandton Civic Art Gallery, Johannesburg. (catalogue)
Towards-Transit. Curated by Roger Fischer. Serge Ziegler Gallery, Zürich, Switzerland. (catalogue)
South Meets West. Curated by Bernhard Fibicher, Yacouba Konaté and Yvonne Vera. National Museum. Accra, Ghana, November 1999. (catalogue)
1998 Democracy's Images: Photography and Visual Art After Apartheid. Curated by Rory Bester, Katarina Pierre and Jan-Erik Lundstrôm. Bildmuseet, Umeň Sweden. (catalogue)
Memórias Intimas Marcas. Curated by Fernando Alvim. Museu da Cidade, Lisbon, Portugal. (catalogue)
1997 Unplugged II. Project initiated by Kendell Geers. The Rembrandt van Rijn Gallery, Newtown, Johannesburg.
Zone. With Jean Brundrit, Jo Ractliffe and Marlaine Tosoni. The Generator Art Space, Africus Institute of Contemporary Art, Newtown, Johannesburg.
Purity and Danger. Curated by Penny Siopis. Wits Art Gallery, Johannesburg.
Photosynthesis: Contemporary South African Photography. Curated by Kathleen Grundling. Standard Bank National Arts Festival, Grahamstown; Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg; The South African National Gallery, Cape Town. (catalogue)
Purple and Green. Curated by Abrie Fourie. The Pretoria Art Museum.
Transversions. Curated by Yu Yeon Kim as part of Trade Routes: History and Geography, the 1997 Johannesburg Biennale. Museum Africa, Newtown, Johannesburg. (catalogue)
Unplugged. Project initiated by Kendell Geers. The Rembrandt van Rijn Gallery, Newtown, Johannesburg.
The Way West. With Anton Karstel. Newtown Galleries, Newtown, Johannesburg.
FNB Vita Art Now 1995 award exhibition. Johannesburg Art Gallery.
Colours: Kunst aus Sudafrika. Curated by Sabine Vogel and Alphons Hug. The House of World Cultures, Berlin. (catalogue)
Hitch-Hiker. Curated by Clive Kellner. The Generator Art Space, Africus Institute of Contemporary Art, Newtown, Johannesburg.
Uncommon Thread. Five artists from South Africa, Britain and Zimbabwe. Fringe exhibition at Africus
Biennial, The Civic Gallery, Johannesburg.
The Laager. Fringe exhibition at Africus Biennial, Newtown Cultural Precinct, Johannesburg.
Brown & Green. Curated by Abrie Fourie, Marlaine Tosoni, Wayne Barker. The Pretoria Art Museum.
Coordinator and artist for Primavera en Chile (Springtime in Chile). Curated by Ernesto Mu˝os and
Wayne Barker, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Santiago, Chile.
FNB Vita Art Now 1993 award exhibition. Johannesburg Art Gallery. (catalogue)
EL ARTE QUE VIENE / THE ART TO COME, Paco Barragán. Subastas, Madrid
GREY AREAS, Representation, Identity and Politics in Contemporary South African Art. Brenda Atkinson and Candice Breitz (Ed.), Chalkham Hill Press, Johannesburg.
GIF 1, book of original prints. The Artists' Press and FIG Gallery, Johannesburg.
ART IN SOUTH AFRICA, The Future Present. Sue Williamson and Ashraf Jamal, David Philip Publishers, Cape Town.
GENDERED VISIONS, The Art of Contemporary Africana Women Artists. Salah M. Hassan (Ed.),
Africa World Press, Trenton, New York.
Stein, Lisa: Art Chicago seeks the cutting-edge, Chicago Tribune, May 11.
Omlin, Sibylle: "Blick aus der Ferne", Neue Zurcher Zeitung, Feb. 27.
Polzer, B. :'Mediale Zerrbilder', Kunst, Annabelle, 3/01, Feb. 2.
Mack, G.: 'Geschichte verschlingen', Kulturtipps, Cash Nr. 8, Feb. 23.
Kraft, M.: 'Körpergeschichte', Kunst, züritipp, Nr 8/2001, Feb. 23.
Knöfel, U. & Thimm, K. im Gespräch mit Harald Szeemann: 'Kunst bleibt archaisch',
Spiegler-Gespräch, Der Spiegel, Nr. 45, Nov. 6.
Frôhling, G.: 'City artist on the cutting edge', Tonight; Pretoria News, April 20.
Delapse, Johannesburg: 'VexQuest' in Insert. Interactive CD Rom Magazine. Winter
Atkinson, B.: 'Flash Art', Elle (SA), August.
Williamson, S.: 'Artbio', Artthrob, Issue no. 7, http://www.artthrob.co.za http://www.artthrob.co.za Lefebvre, E.: 'Reality is always re-written', Newtown Zebra, no 11, September - December.
Van Rensburg, W.: 'Vári konfronteer jou met jou vrese', Beeld, November 17.
Atkinson, B.: 'Morphing Minnette', Electronic Mail & Guardian, November 24.
Friedman, H.: 'Zone of metaphors', The Mail & Guardian, April 11.
Van der Spuy, B.: 'Pta-kaalfoto `nverslapping van sensuur', Beeld, June 23.
Vári, M.: 'Hearing the artist's message', in Artspeak, Tonight; Pretoria News, July 1.
Geers, K.: 'Planet Art', Elle (SA), October.
Van Niekerk, L.: 'Muti-parfuum ruk masker af', Beeld, October 8.
Berry, O.: 'Message in a bottle', Tonight; Pretoria News, December 5.
Friedman, H.: 'Trapped in the hall of mirrors', The Mail & Guardian, April 12.
Friedman, H.: 'Scratching beneath the surface', The Mail & Guardian, April 19.
Geers, K.: 'The real dangers of fashion in art', Tonight; The Star, April 25.
Burger, L.: 'Duistere waarhede wat die sinne uitdaag', Beeld, April 30.
Vári, M.: '(De)facing the surface', Gallery Page, http://www.up.ac.za/academic/arts/gallery.html.
De Vries, F.: 'Het oproer van de Ű White Boys', Elsevier, no. 42, October.
Berry, O.: 'Baring all for art', Tonight; Pretoria News, September 22.
Cultural reporter: 'Vanguardismo de Sudáfrica visita el Museo de Arte Contemporáneo', Cultura;
La Época, Santiago, Chile, November 2.
Projects and Presentations
Appointed guest lecturer to undergraduate fine art students at the University of South Africa.
Panelist on round-table discussion at the Historical Museum of Bern, on the occasion of the opening of the exhibition South Meets West.
Guest Curator for an exhibition at the Johannesburg Civic Gallery. Entitled Magic Moments, it featured work by Daniel Buetti (Switzerland/France), Mo Diener (Switzerland), Noritoshi Hirakawa (Japan), Tracey Rose (South Africa), Jan van der Merwe (South Africa), Kathryn Smith (South Africa) and Yvonne Vera (Zimbabwe).
February. Public presentation and conference participation at the Association of Visual Arts, Cape Town.
August. Contemporary video practice in a South African context. Lecture to third and final year art students at the University of South Africa.
September. Public presentation of work and walkabout at FNB Vita Art Prize exhibition, Sandton Civic Gallery, Johannesburg.
September. Contemporary video practice in a South African context. Lecture to second, third and final year art students at the University of Pretoria.
September. On(e)Line; Virtual presentations and live webcasts from four continents. Video Conference. GATE Foundation, Amsterdam. http//www.oneline.dds.nl
October. Presentation on recent video work to the public at the Alliance FranÁaise, Johannesburg.
Various walkabout talks and short lectures to the public, coinciding with solo and group exhibitions.
March July. Guest lecturer to undergraduate students at the University of Pretoria.