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Biography

Conceptual artist and designer Bogosi Sekhukhuni is interested in the intersection of art and design. Working with sculpture, video, set design, furniture design and performance, he develops approaches to worldbuilding—drawing from both South African and global contexts.

Sekhukhuni’s work has been featured in a number of solo and group exhibitions, including The Art Happens Here: Net Art’s Archival Poetics, New Museum, New York (2019); I Was Raised on the Internet, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (2018); Bogosi Sekhukhuni, Foxy Production, New York (2018); Rencontres de Bamako, African Biennale of Photography, Mali (2017); Americans 2017, LUMA Westbau, Zurich (2017); Art/Afrique, Le nouvel atelier, Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris (2017); 2nd Kampala Biennale, Uganda (2016); 9th Berlin Biennale (2016); Dak’Art, Dakar Biennale (2016) and Unfrozen: Rainbowcore, WHATIFTHEWORLD, Cape Town (2014).

He has been awarded the Prix Net Art Award, Rhizome, New York (2017), and the [Working Title] Prize, Goodman Gallery, Cape Town (2014).

Sekhukhuni is a founding member of the ‘tech-health’ artist group NTU and has worked with the CUSS Group. His most recent collaboration is with a design company that investigates the occult and built environment, cosmologies and space-time temporalities. He studied sculpture at the University of Johannesburg.

He was born in 1991 in Johannesburg, where he continues to live and work.

SAF participation:
Art in the Age of Anxiety (2020)

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The most ambitious exhibition in the region to date exploring art in the age of the internet, Art in the Age of Anxiety opens to the public from 26 June 2020 onwards. To view this exhibition, book your visit here.