About

Born in 1988, Durban, South Africa

Education

Academic

2015/17 Master of Art in the Public Sphere.

Ecole Cantonale d’Art du Valais

2010/14 Bachelor of Fine Art

University of Witwatersrand

2009 Bachelor of Architectural Studies 1 year, incomplete.

University of Witwatersrand

2006/7 Bachelor in Business Science 2 years, incomplete.

University of Cape Town

2005 IEB Matric: Distinctions in Art, Biology and Math. Academic Colours.

Durban Girls’ College

Additional Course/ workshops

2014 French beginners level A1

Alliance Francais

2008 Interior Design Drawing Course

Drafting Academy in Rivonia

Grants/ Scholarships

2015/16 Hans Joerg Wyss Scholarship for Masters of Art Program at Ecole Cantonale d’Art du Valais

2014 National Arts Council funding grant for final year of studies

Artistic

Residencies

2015 The Last Supper a project by Gina Kraft at The Goethe Institute on Main from the 23 April to the 4 June.

2013 Play>Urban in Strasbourg, France

Exhibitions

2016 Documentation performance evening at Maxx Project Space in Sierre, 23 March.

2016 MAPS exhibition at Maxx Project Space in Sierre, Switzerland 16/7 January.

2015 Assemblage open studios at Assemblage in Newtown, Johannesburg on the 4 June.

2014 Newwork’14 Graduation Show at the Wits Art Museum from 25-15 November.

2014 Boda Boda Lounge Video Art Project showing 21-24 November in 12 different spaces on the African Continent, namely: VANSA, Picha, E.studio, ZeroArtPoint, KinArtStudios, Addis School of Fine Arts and Design, Voices in Colour, Townhouse, 32Degrees East, VAN Lagos, Njele Art Station, Medina and Center Soleil de Afrique.

2014 Newwork ’14 Art Auction on the 18th September at Kalashnikov Gallery

2014 Cascade ZA playful interventions at the Tetrafix party on the 12th September, apart of the Amaze Festival

2014 ‘Gesture’– A Group Exhibition on the 21st August at Kalashnikov Gallery. Performed The Last Supper with Gina Kraft.

2014 Ideally: Martienssen competition on the 29th July. Awarded runner up prize

2014 My first solo exhibition at Hei Cafe on the 11th June

2014 The Last Supper Performance with Gina Kraft outside the Holy Trinity Catholic Church on the 16th April

2013 Again and Again too: Martienssen competition finalist

2013 Play::Transform a UV art experience with Temba Middelmann

2012 Make love & Make Art with Temba Middelmann

Talks/Festivals

2016 Interactive installation at the Third Space Symposium in Cape Town, 14 May.

2016 Performed at the ACT performance festival in Basel, 23 April.

2016 Performed at the ACT performance festival in Zurich, 16 April.

2014 A part of the organisation comity for the 99% Local Festival that took place on 1 November

2014 Participant in the onedotzero cascade_ZA workshop in association with the British Arts Council and Amaze Festival, 8-13 September.

2014 Invited to The Brightest Young Minds Summit, 29 August- 2 September.

2014 Contributed to the Art and Activism discussions with Francis Burger and the Are We Powerful? NGO

2014 Performed The Last Supper at The Detour Festivals with Gina Kraft, 9 May.

2014 Participant in The Performing Failure workshop with Murray Kruger at the Bag Factory

, 17- 20 April.

2013 Performance and presentation at The Creative Exchange Student Conference

Publications

2017 Blackout Journal, art work(ers) research project by Ecole Cantonale d’Art du Valais, featuring Public Art Tours self guided tour of Chippis.

2014 Boda Boda Lounge Project, publication featuring Bleached Lips video work

2014 NEWWORK13, Wits School of the Arts Graduate Catalogue, contributed to layout and content. Published by Wits Press

2014 The Creative Exchange Student Conference, publication featuring Build Your Own World project.

2013 The Creative Exchange Student Conference, publication featuring fair Chrisantha.

2013 PLAY URBAN, annual publication, independently published.

Notable Achievements

2015 Received the Standard Bank Fine Arts award from the Wits School of Arts.

2014 Build Your Own World. A project with Durban Shopfitting and Interiors taking wooden offcuts and making building blocks with the public.

2014 Mother of Peace Orphanage in Illovo: Organise a Christmas eve party with family and friends for the past 9 years.

2012 Cheshire Home in Chatsworth: Painted an educational mural

2012/3 Entered 48hr movie competition two consecutive years

Other Experience

2017/8 Intern at The Coloured Cube. (start December 2017 for 1 year)

2015 Amanda Scholtz (Independent Set Decorator): Set dresser on Lafras Production (PTY)LTD. (29 April- 17 June)

2015 Aimee Pullon (Independent Art Director): Props assistant on a Golden Cloud commercial by BeatRoute Productions (23-25 March)

2015 Aimee Pullon: Assisted on a documentary style shoot for the Special Olympics by Africa Film Services (5-6 March)

2015 Aimee Pullon: Assisted on a short marketing video by Mann Made Media for Barclays(January)

2014 Can O Baked Beans (Media Company): Internship (July- September)

2014 The Forum Company: Internship related to Turbine Art Fair (June- July)

2014 Urban Works (Architecture & Urbanism): Internship (March- April)

2011/5 Feel Good Clothing: Entrepreneurial venture sewing and selling clothes

2013 Be Feel Do: Entrepreneurial Venture with Temba Middelmann

2013 National School of Arts: fashion show showing Feel Good label

2011 Bongani Kumbula (Boni-Kula): make up, wardrobe and catering for music video shoots

2010 Bongani Kumbula (Boni-Kula): Make up on Independent Film Tari

2010 Rhona Gorvy Artist: cleaning and documenting printing plates

2008 Vertigo: Sales Assistant

2007 HTC Phones: promoter and guide at the Technology Expo in Cape Town

2005/6 YDE: Sales Assistant

Languages

English: 1st

Zulu: 2nd

French: 3rd

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