Image credit: Lauren Theunissen

MAM VP (Musee D'Art Moderne De La Ville De Paris), Paris

The power of my hands (group show), January

Cairns Art gallery, Australia

Dedisa Ubumnyama (solo show), January

Kunsthall Bergen, Norway

Living, Forgiving, Remembering (group show), March

Mbassy, Hamburg

Goddesses of healing (group show)

Casablanca biennial, Morocco

Sonsbeek, Netherlands

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.


She is represented in the Spier Private Collection in the Western Cape and a number of other private collections. She lives and works in Cape Town.