Fadzai Veronica Muchemwa – Art Connection Africa

Fadzai Veronica Muchemwa is a researcher, writer and emerging curator working in Harare. She is currently the Curator for Education and Public Programming at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe in Harare. She has worked on various projects for example Basket Case II, the Mawonero/Umbono publication, the Zimbabwe Pavilion at the 56th Venice Biennale in 2015, Art … Read moreFadzai Veronica Muchemwa – Art Connection Africa

LIZ KOBUSINGE – Art Connection Africa

LIZ KOBUSINGE BIOGRAPHY A self-taught artist based in Kampala, Uganda. Her work is situated within the earnest expression of states of mind; mining her experiences with anxiety and depression to inform mixed media work. She explores mental health as illustrated by the interior worlds of women and has used art as a coping mechanism since … Read moreLIZ KOBUSINGE – Art Connection Africa

Candice Krammer – Self funded Residency

Born in Johannesburg, Candice Kramer holds a BA in Fine Arts from the University of the Witwatersrand. She has had two solo shows at Obert Contemporary and NIROX projects respectively.   Candice has participated in a number of group shows. Her work has consistently been sold into both private and corporate collections including Spier, Nandos, RMB … Read moreCandice Krammer – Self funded Residency

Erla S. Haraldsdóttir – Self Funded Residency

Erla S. Haraldsdóttir works with painting, animation, video, and photomontage as a means to appropriate and restructure reality. An academically trained painter, she currently focuses on painting where the physicality of paint and colour create space, light, and shadow. Her work combines figurative motifs, abstract colour, and patterns with painterly finesse. The works often explore … Read moreErla S. Haraldsdóttir – Self Funded Residency

2018 Bag Factory Young Female Artist Resident, Malebona Maphutse

Malebona Maphutse (b.1994) is a Johannesburg based artist who has completed her BA (Fine Art) Degree at the University of Witwatersrand in 2017. She works in and outside of the academic institution. She enjoys reading, listening to jazz, hip hop, tranquil, reggae, soul, neo-soul, folk and kwaito music. She is also a poet and enjoys … Read more2018 Bag Factory Young Female Artist Resident, Malebona Maphutse

Mako Ishizuka – IASPIS Residency

  Mako Ishizuka is an artist who attempts to intervene in the psychological and physical distances that emerge where the everyday meets the world, using her own experiences and imagination as a springboard. Her view is communicated in a personal manner, taking various forms, such as visual installation, social project, act, essay, and combination of them. Having … Read moreMako Ishizuka – IASPIS Residency

Olivia Botha – Cassirer Welz Award 2018

Artist’s Biography Born 1991 in Bloemfontein, South Africa and raised in Cape Town, Olivia Botha graduated from Michaelis School of Fine Art at the University of Cape Town early 2017 with Dean’s Merits List. Botha is a multi-disciplinary visual artist working predominately in sculptural installation, video performance and sound. She aims to keep her practice … Read moreOlivia Botha – Cassirer Welz Award 2018