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Image credit: Lauren Theunissen
The Power of My Hands, Museu Nacional de História Natural, Luanda (April)
Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, South Korea
Black Skin, White Masks, Galerias Municipais Lisboa, Lisbon
Chrysalis: The Butterfly Dream, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Geneva
A clearing in the forest, Tate Modern, London
Buhlebezwe Siwani was raised in Johannesburg, due to the nomadic nature of her upbringing she has also lived in the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu Natal. Siwani works predominantly in the medium of performance and installations, she includes photographic stills and videos of some performances. She uses the videos and the stills as a stand in for her body which is physically absent from the space. Siwani completed her BAFA(Hons) at the Wits School of Arts in Johannesburg in 2011 and her MFA at the Michealis School of Fine Arts in 2015. She has exhibited at the Michaelis Galleries in Cape Town, a site-specific exhibition in collaboration with APEX Art, New York City, in 13th Avenue, Alexandra township, Commune 1, and Stevenson in Cape Town.
Lives and works between Amsterdam and Cape Town.
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