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Musa Nxumalo

Photographer Musa Nxumalo (1986, Soweto) lives and work in and around Johannesburg, South Africa. Nxumalo first came into the spotlight as the recipient of the fourth Edward Ruiz Award 2008 with his debut exhibition ‘Alternative Kidz’ in 2009. Musa’s startling black and white photographs portray urban black youth who identify with alternative culture. Nxumalo re-presents and repositions not [...]

Caroline Kamya

Ugandan filmmaker Caroline Kamya (1974) completed degrees in England in Architecture and Urban Design at Bartlett (UCL), and a MA in TV Documentary at Goldsmith College. She continued to work in TV for several years. In 2004 she set up a company office in Kampala, Uganda. iVAD International is now a leading production house in [...]

Gabriel Mascaro

Gabriel Mascaro (1983) lives and works in Recife, Northeast Brazil. He began his career working with video art and new media works whilst he was studying social communications at the Federal University in his home town. Gabriel launched his first documentary feature film “KFZ-1348” (the car number plateof a 1965 Beetle) in 2008. His second feature [...]

ARAYA RASDJARMREARNSOOK

Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook was born in 1957 in Trad, Thailand, and currently lives in Chiang Mai. Female sexuality and identity lie behind the images of death in her work. She received her MFA from Silpakorn University in Bangkok in 1986 and a Diplom für Bildende Künste from the Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig in 1990, where she [...]

CHRISTODOULOS PANAYIOTOU

Christodoulos Panayiotou was born in 1978 in Limassol, Cyprus, and currently lives in Berlin. Originally trained in performing arts and dance in Lyon and London, Christodoulos Panayiotou creates works that are performance-based and collectively span every level of what could be described as the spectrum of the performative in art – from creating a space for [...]

David Goldblatt

David Goldblatt was born in Randfontein, South Africa, in 1930 and currently lives in Johannesburg. He was born to parents who had moved to South Africa to escape religious persecution. Although he is internationally recognised for the socially engaged photography he has been producing since the early 1960s, his works do not portray the kind [...]

DEIMANTAS NARKEVIČIUS

Deimantas Narkevičius was born in 1964 in Utena, Lithuania, and currently lives in Vilnius. He has been working with film since the early 1990s. His films explore the intricate nature of memory and portray contemporary society confronted with the painful processes of history. The camera offers him the chance to explore alternative narratives and allows him [...]

ELMGREEN & DRAGSET

Michael Elmgreen was born in 1961 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Ingar Dragset was born in 1969 in Trodheim, Norway. They currently live in Berlin. Elmgreen & Dragset’s work explores issues relating to contemporary modes of living and investigates how these are reflected in both the everyday designs that surround us and in our urban landscapes. Elmgreen & Dragset [...]

LATIFA ECHAKHCH

Latifa Echakhch was born in 1974 in El Khnansa, Morocco, and currently lives between Paris, France, and Martigny, Switzerland. Her work has been shown at several group and solo exhibitions in France and abroad, including the MACBA in Barcelona, FRI ART in Fribourg, GAMec in Bergamo, Kunsthalle in Basel, Bielefelder Kunstverein in Bielefeld, Kunsthalle Fridericianum in [...]

LUCY + JORGE ORTA

Contemporary artists Lucy + Jorge set up Studio Orta, an interdisciplinary structure for the development of their collaborative artwork, in Paris in 1991. They employ a number of media ranging from drawing, sculpture, installation and object making to couture, painting, printing and light projections. In parallel, and feeding into their studio practice, they stage ephemeral [...]