Willem Boshoff

Willem Boshoff was born in Vereeniging, South Africa, in 1951. His father was a carpenter who worked in and around Vanderbijlpark, very close to where the Sharpeville massacre occurred in 1960. Boshoff studied and taught at the Johannesburg College of Art and the Witwatersrand Technikon, and he lives in Johannesburg. He is both a wordsmith and a maker of images and objects.A self-taught dendrologist, he ranges widely across the fields of botany, literature, and geography. He has made concrete poetry; he reads and makes dictionaries; he is a sculptor and makes installations; he is an inveterate seeker after words, names, plants, and objects both natural and synthetic, from which he constructs his sculptures and images. ‘One of his main aims,’ says the writer Ivan Vladislavic in the monograph TAXI-11 Willem Boshoff, ‘is recovery – of lost words, sated senses, family unities, broken maps.’ Boshoff’s encyclopaedic impulse is evidenced in his collecting and making practices: everything is material for making art, every detail in the natural world is imbued with meaning and can be appropriated or spoken of with fervour. Many of Boshoff’s works are incomplete, evolving, or in process as long as the world yields some form of knowledge that he can incorporate into what he is making. Boshoff’s work has been shown at many major museums in the world and he has been included in biennales in Johannesburg, Havana, Venice, and Saõ Paolo. His solo shows and permanent installations include Blind Alphabet; Nonplussed; dictionaries; cryptic writings such as Bangboek; the ever-growing Garden of Words; and his massive sculptures in stone. He exhibited at the Nirox Foundation outside of Johannesburg, and Circa Gallery.

Solo Exhibitions

2011 SWAT , Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
2011 BLIND FISH , Circa Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
2011 SETUPS AND UPSETS , Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
2010 Nirox Project Space, Arts on Main, Johannesburg, South Africa
2009 Big Druid in his Cubicle , Performance/ Installation, Art Unlimited at the Basel Art Fair
2009 Cosmos (with Karel Nel) , Circa on Jellicoe, Johannesburg, South Africa
2007 Willem Boshoff Word Forms and Language Shapes , Retrospective Exhibition, Standard Bank Gallery,
Johannesburg, South Africa
2007 Epat , Michael Stevenson Fine Art, Cape Town, South Africa
2004 NONPLUSSED, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
2003 LICKED, Michael Stevenson Fine Art, Cape Town, South Africa
1981 Guest artist, Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa

Teaching, Lectureships and Workshop

Teaching Career:
In a teaching career spanning 23 years he taught various art related subjects to students at all levels of
development
2005 interactor with rural beaders at the Mogalakwena artists’ retreat
2004 interactor with handicapped artists in Belgium in an ‘outsider-art’ project
1973 – 1976 part-time teacher, Jeppe Boys’ High School, and Johannesburg College for Advanced Technical
Education – Languages and Fine Art
1977 – 1980 lecturer at Technikon Witwatersrand
1980 – 1982 senior lecturer at Technikon Witwatersrand
1983 – 1991 Associate Director and Head of Department, Technikon Witwatersrand
1991 – 1996 Associate Director, Technikon Witwatersrand
1996 – 2001 provider of courses in wood carving to artists in rural South Africa

Guest Lecturer / Speaker:
Regularly presents slide shows on own work at numerous institutions in South Africa and abroad. Frequent
guest speaker at exhibition openings and events; Lecture tours: United States of America – University of
Illinois at Champaign-Urbana; University of Southern Illinois at Carbondale; University of Iowa, Iowa City;
University of Chicago
2003 Guest lecturer for the Smithsonian Institution, Washington universities and schools
2000 International Language Congress
1996 Performances of KYKAFRIKAANS and lectures on language, concrete and visual poetry since 1981,
especially White Box Gallery, New York

Examiner
External examiner for a number of tertiary institutions in South Africa
• 1995-1997 External examiner for third and fourth year students at Michaelis School of Art (University of
Cape Town);
• 1999 External examiner for Johannesburg College of Education, Department of Fine Art.

Awards and Merits

2008 Honorary Doctorate, University of Johannesburg
2005 With Ogilvy SA, Winner of the Golden Loerie Award as well as the D & AD Global Award
2001 Honorary medal for visual arts and sculpture, South African Academy for Science
2001 The Helgard Steyn Award for Sculpture
2000 Winner of Aardvark prize, Aardklop Arts Festival, Potchefstroom, South Africa
1999 Gauteng Arts Culture and Heritage Award for Visual Art, Johannesburg, South Africa
1998 Awarded the Ludwig Giess Preis fur Klein-plastik by the LETTER Stiftung, Cologne, Germany
1997 Winner of the FNB Vita Award for Art, Johannesburg, South Africa
1995 Received a research grant from the Foundation for the Creative Arts to continue work on BLIND
ALPHABET PROJECT
1995 Received a grant from Anglo American Chairmanís Fund to facilitate exhibition costs for BLIND
ALPHABET ABC at Johannesburg Biennale, Johannesburg, South Africa
1991 Prize-winner, Sculpture, New Signatures
1974 Prize-winner, Graphic Art and Drawing, New Signatures

Academic Record and Residencies

2008 Honorary Doctorate, University of Johannesburg
1984 Technikon Witwatersrand, Masters Diploma in Technology in Fine Art – Sculpture
1982-1993 Study visits to England, Wales and Scotland
1980 Technikon Witwatersrand (now University of Johannesburg), National Higher Diploma in Fine Art –
Printmaking
1970 – 74 Johannesburg College of Art (now University of Johannesburg), National Teachers Diploma

Collections

South Africa:
Billiton, Johannesburg, South Africa
Sandton Municipal Collection, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Jack Ginsberg Collection of Book Arts, Johannesburg, South Africa
Gordon Schachat collection, Johannesburg, South Africa
Pierre Lombard Collection of Con-temporary South African Art
University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
Technikon Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
South African National Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
King George VI Gallery, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Durban Art Gallery, Durban, South Africa
Pretoria Art Museum, Pretoria, South Africa
David Krut Collection of Fine Art, Johannesburg, South Africa

International:
Ruth And Marvin Sackner Archives of Concrete and Visual Poetry, Miami, USA
Robert Loder Collection of International Art, London, England
ARTSENSE, a group that promotes art among the Blind, Birming-ham UK
Sammlung der St‰dtishe Galerie, Gˆp-pingen, Germany
MTN Phone Company Corporate Collection, Johannesburg, South Africa
Sanlam Corporate Co-llection, Cape Town, South Africa
Randse Afrikaanse Universiteit, Johannesburg, South Africa
Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Holland
Dim-ension-data, Johannesburg, South Africa
Constitutional Court of South Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa

Commissions

2007 LONG SHADOWS seven granite shadows laid in the floor at the entrance to the Constitutional Court of
South Africa
2006 SIGNS OF PEOPLE, a ‘language work’ installed in the central light shaft of the Origins Museum,
University of the Witwatersrand; GARDEN OF WORDS III, a memorial garden for 15 000 plants, installed in
Cape Town on the main lawn of Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden for the South African National Biodiversity
Institute (SANBI) to coincide with the third assembly of the Global Environmental Facility (GEF); CLAVIS
SCRIPTORIUM, a large installation in the foyer of the Standard Bank Global Leadership Centre; WOOD
CONCERTO IN FOUR PARTS, installed at Black residence, Bantry Bay
2003 PHILOSOPHERS’ AVENUE, a large walkway of ‘prehistoric’ stones in the courtyard, new Dimension Data
headquarters, Bryanston; the permanent installation WRITING IN THE SAND, ABSA Bank, Johannesburg; 2004
PRISON SENTENCES, granite plaques commemorating the prison sentences of the eight accused at the
Rivonia Trial, installed at the Constitutional Court of South Africa
2002 CHIASMUS, an installation of large glass floor panels with text at the new MTN headquarters,
Roodepoort
2001 WINDFALL, an installation of 168 granite tiles depicting financial terms and the names of the winds of
the world for the atrium of the new NEDCOR head office in Sandton; UMHLABATHI, a work consisting of 200
handfuls of sand collected from the nine provinces of South Africa and installed at the main entrance of the
Mpumalanga Legislature Building
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2000 KRING VAN KENNIS – Circle of Knowledge, a 33 ton circle of stones installed at the main entrance to the
Rand Afrikaans University (now University of Johannesburg) and consisting of 11 massive stones with texts
engraved in the 11 languages of South Africa
1996 Telkom’s Art and the Internet project – a work entitled DISCUS
1994–95 PSEPHOS, nine panels with 18 pebble types, collected from the nine provinces of South Africa for
the Billiton headquarters
1989 GAIA I, a triptych of sand and soil collected on a 10 000 kilometre journey allover South Africa, made for
the reception area of Rand Merchant Bank

Selected Articles and Reviews

Magazine Articles, Dissertations, Brochures, Catalogues:

2007 CURIOUS CULTURE, SABC Interview
2007 AFRICAN INTELLECTUALS, Interview SABC
2007 RADIO 702 Interview with Jenny Crwys Williams, November
2007 Classic Feel Team CLASSIC FEEL magazine Willem Boshoff – The Forms of Words and the Shape of
Language, October
2007 O’Toole, Sean BUSINESS DAY Seeing the Words for the Trees, September
2007 Bester, Martie DE KAT Harthout – Noli turbare circulos meos, November
2007 House & Leisure Team HOUSE & LEISURE – HL NOTES: PROFILE Word Play October
2007 O’Toole, Sean FRIEZE (Magazine) Willem Boshoff – Standard Bank Gallery September
2004 Lamprecht, Andrew ART SOUTH AFRICA Willem Boshoff – Michael Stevenson Contemporary, Cape Town
2003 Van Bosch, Cobus DIE BURGER Woorde, Idees word Visueel – Willem Boshoff Prominent in Kaap, 28
August
2003 Essers, Liza Nicole INTEGRATING CULTURES (Exhibition Catalogue – Bell-Roberts Gallery)
2003 Hobbs, Philippa HELLO THE FUTURE – MTN (Magazine) Chinese, Chiasmus and the Sculpture
Commission,May
2003 Catalogue) Human Sciences Research Council, Africa Genome Initiative
2003 Siebrits, Warren THE AMPERSAND FOUNDATION 1997 – 2003 Exhibition catalogue
2003 Siebrits, Warren WITNESS Exhibition catalogue
2003 Carew, Douglas WEEKEND ARGUS Intellectually Challenging Art that pleases the Eye, September 6
2003 Langerman, Fritha LEXICONS AND LABYRINTHS Iconography of the Genome (Exhibition)
2002 Burger, Lucia DE ARTE 65 (UNISA Magazine) Panifice and Writing in the Sand
2002 Shapiro, Leonard WILLEM BOSHOFF’S 370-DAY PROJECT South African Art News, January
2002 Snyman Johan NKA Journal of Contemporary African Art WILLEM BOSHOFF’S PANIFICE – Between Africa
and Europe: The Language(s) of Civilization(s), Cornell University, USA Fall/Winter
2001 Van Rensburg, Wilhelm PLUS-BEELD, Boshoff Maak die Wood Vlees, 29 August
2001 Decembristerne DEN FRIE UDSTILLINGS BYGNING (Copenhagen catalogue)
2001 Malan, Christoph, McInerney, Patrick THE MAKING OF AN AFRICAN BUILDING, – The Mpumalanga
Provincial Government Complex MPTS Architectural Library
2001 Burger, Lucia DE KAT (Magazine) Laat die klippe praat, January
2001 Rand Afrikaans University KRING VAN KENNIS – Willem Boshoff Rand Afrikaans University
2000 KUNSKAFEE Index of (B)reachings, KYKNET August
1999 Orliange Anthony NEWTOWN ZEBRA A Garden of Words, (Magazine of the French Institute) May-August
1999 Heartley Eleanor ART IN AMERICA (Magazine) Mapping the Postcolonial – Report From Johannesburg,
June
1999 Souchon, Natalie REPOSITIONING MARRIANNE NORTH AND BOTANICAL ART (Dissertation submitted at
University of South Africa) The Fine Artist and Botanical Subject Matter, October
1999 Vetrocq, Marcia E ART IN AMERICA (Magazine) Conceptualism: an Expanded View, July
1998 Kellner, Clive MARCAS NEWS 3rd Edition Sussuta Boé Johannesburg
1997 Fuller, Natasha (curator) FNB VITA ART NOW, Catalogue Sandton Civic Gallery
1997 Kellner, Clive NKA Journal of Contemporary African Art The 23rd São Paulo Biennale, African Studies and
Research Centre, Cornell University, USA Summer/Fall
1996 Rosengarten, Ruth DON’T MESS WITH MISTER IN-BETWEEN 1 Artistas da África do Sul Jornal de
Exposição Culturgest Lisboa, Portugal
1996 Anonymous VITA ART NOW (Catalogue)
1996 Artsense Association ARTSENSE AND BLIND ALPHABET B (Promotion brochure) Birmingham, England,
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January
1995 Jacobson, Dan MODERN PAINTERS (Magazine) The Johannesburg Art Gallery, London Autumn
1995 Carman, Jillian INFAMA (Journal of South African National Council for the Blind) Willem Boshoff’s
alternative art, April
1995 Clarke, Sally VUKA SA Right to hope project November
1995 FNB VITA ART NOW, (Catalogue), Johannesburg Art Gallery
1995 Rosengarten, Ruth FRIEZE (Art Magazine) Inside Outside, London Summer
1995 Tromp, Ian RIGHT TO HOPE (Brochure) Five South African Artists, Johannesburg, Commissioned by the
United States
1994 Anonymous TWR MAGAZINE By hom kan mens baie leer, June
1994 Burger, Lucia INSIG (Magazine) Obsessies by hom ‘n lewenswyse, May
1994 Read, Trent STATE OF THE ART, Exhibition Catalogue, Everard Read Contemporary
1992 Anonymous STAINLESS BULLETIN After Rubick … the Boshoff Cube, May
1992 Liksky, Jilly CHINESE WHISPERS (Magazine) Willem Boshoff, February
1989 Anonymous TECHNIBRIEF Willem Boshoff – omgewings-kunstenaar, April
1989 Rankin, Elizabeth IMAGES OF WOOD – Aspects of the History of Sculpture in 20C South Africa, Hans
Merensky Foundation
1983 Polonsky, Linda LIVING (Supplement to Sunday Express) “Marathon runner completes marathon
sculpture, 18 September
1982 Knight, Natalie GALLERY (Magazine) New Names in Art – Willem Boshoff, Autumn
1982 Knight, Natalie HABITAT (Magazine) Art – Willem Boshoff, No. 49
1982 Polonsky, Linda LIVING (Sunday Express) Day after day he’s chipping closer to his one-year goal, 19
December

Newspaper Articles

2010 Jean Philippe, Johannesburg La-Villle Happening, Le Mondial, France
2010 Anthea Buys, Sprawling Tales of Home, Male & Guardian, Johannesburg
2010 Ufrieda Ho, A Nose and a Box to Draw Art Lovers, The Star, Johannesburg
2010 Matthew Pattridge, SWAT: Willem Boshoff at the Goodman Gallery , Artthrob, South Africa
2010 Sean O’Toole, Proud to be Labelled Racist, Mahala, South Africa
2010 Andie Miller, The Big Duids Fingers do the Walking, Mail & Guardian, Johannesburg
2010 Daniel Volzke Status Jo, Monopol Magazine, Germany
2007 Roberts, Oliver SUNDAY TIMES LifeStyle Lost for Words, 14 October
2007 Erasmus, Stephan DIE BEELD Boshoff se Boekhouding, October
2007 Grobler, Lisa DIE BURGER Laat Só Blindes Gidse Word – Boshoff Stel Nuwe Konsepwerke Ten Toon, 13
November
2007 Myburg, Johan BEELD (PLUS) Onsekerheid in Klip Gekerf, 20 November
2003 Medewerkers BEELD (Plus Bylaag) Willem Boshoff Skilder met Woorde, 15 November
2003 Minnaar, Melvyn CAPE TIMES A Knockout Blow to the Senses, 18 September
2001 Pople Laetitia NAWEEK-BEELD – Onder Vier Oë Al Spelend in die Sandput van Taal, 8 December
2001 Pople Laetitia PLUS-BEELD Oorlog en Onthou – Skerwe van Gister Leef in Twee se Kuns, 7 August
1999 Pople Laetitia BEELD Lewende Legendes – Willem Boshoff, 13 August
1999 Sudheim Alex MAIL & GAURDIAN _ Frozen Frames_, 5 November
1997 Pople Laetitia BEELD Boshoff fokus op wat vergeet word, 9 October
1996 Rossouw, Arrie BEELD SA kuns trek aandag in Atlanta – Amerikaners verstom oor Willem Boshoff se
Braille alfabet, 25 April
1995 Witthaus, Michelle BUSINESS DAY So beautiful – and yet sight is optional, 28 February
1995 Sack, Ruth MAIL & GUARDIAN Fertile seeds on rocky ground 13 October
1995 Dubow, Neville WEEKLY MAIL & GUARDIAN Cutting edge falls between art and life, 5 May
1995 Kyander, Pontus SYDSVANSKA (Sweden) Afrikansk dialog och jakt efter identitet, 24 April
1995 Pretorius, Willem BEELD Blindes sal siendes lei by die uitstalling, 23 February
1994 Burger, Lucia BEELD Boshoff werk vanuit ‘n holistiese beskouing, 22 March
1986 Harmsen, Frieda PRETORIA NEWS Boshoff’s fantasy bewitches the gazer, February
1983 Terre’blanche, Ronelle Boshoff se lewe in 370 blokkies, 25 September
1983 De Villiers, Ronelle SA VERNUWING My kuns my bede
1983 Dean, Roger STAR A year of life sealed in wood, 21 September
1983 Martin, Marilyn BEELD Willem se evolusie van oertuin tot stad, 26 September
1982 Brits, Marietjie VADERLAND Willem se kuns vertel ‘n eie storie, 4 June
1982 Dewar, John STAR UK and SA meet in combined show, 11 February
1982 Jersich, Berna TRANSVALER Speelse skeppinge van twee skrynwerkerseuns, 19 February
1982 Pauw, Jacques TRANSVALER Willem omskep gemors in kuns, 10 September
1982 Polonsky Linda RAND DAILY MAIL Chair sculptures, 25 March
1982 Raphaely, Rosemary STAR Boshoff’s Cube won’t drive you nuts, 19 February
1982 Viljoen, Deon BEELD Kougom is sy mantra, 2 March
1981 Lambrecht, Bettie BEELD Want daar sit soveel humor in, 17 August
1981 Martin, Marilyn TRANSVALER Willem Boshoff – Voedsel vir die Gees ,16 September
1981 Ozynski, Joyce RAND DAILY MAIL A Book he doesn’t want read, 21 September
1980 Lambrecht, Bettie BEELD Geduld met weggooigoed, 14.January
1980 Liebenberg, Estelle VADERLAND Visuele poësie iets nuut in Afrikaans, 30 September
1980 Pretorius, William RAPPORT Kykafrikaans – woord word beeld, 6 July
1980 Van Wyk, Johan BEELD Klank en patrone, 29 July

Brochure:

1996 WILLEM BOSHOFF Blind Alphabet 23rd São Paulo Biennale. Text Ashraf Jamal, Published by Africus
Institute for Contemporary Art
Television and Radio Programmes:
1999 BETWEEN THE LINES Death of the Book E-TV August
1997 SIPHIWE Blind Alphabet, June
1997 FNB VITA AWARD FOR ART October
1995 COLLAGE SABC TV Blind Alphabet Project, April
1995 RISE UP AND READ SABC TV Sculpture for the Blind, July
1982 DIE KRAAINES SABC TV Willem Boshoff Kunstenaar, 20 May

Publications

2007 Épat – exhibition catalogue, Michael Stevenson; ‘Language Works’, an article in Inscribing Meaning,
Writing and Graphic Sysytems in African Art, a book published by the Smithsonian, National Museum of
African Art
2007 Willem Boshoff: word forms and language shapes 1975 – 2007. Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg,
South Africa.
2005 Vladislavic, I. TAXI-011: Willem Boshoff. David Krut Publishing, Johannesburg, South Africa.
2004 Boshoff, A; Boshoff, W; Gentric, K. Willem Boshoff: Nonplussed (Exhibition Catalogue). Goodman Gallery
Editions, Johannesburg, South Africa.
2003 Willem Boshoff: Licked (exhibition catalogue). Michael Stevenson Contemporary, Cape Town, South
Africa
2001 A publication of the writings of international artists, Waasmunster, Belgium – the original text of
Bangboek (1977–1980), with notes and key for decipherment
2000 Huet, Wilfried (ed.) Gagarin – The Artists in Their Own Words GAGARIN, Waasmunster, Belgium
1997 ‘Aesthetics of Touch – ¬notes towards a blind aesthetic’ – Published by University of Pretoria,
Department of Visual Arts and Art History
1995 Third National Sculpture Symposium Technikon Pretoria ‘Aesthetics of the Skin’
1992 Second National Sculpture Symposium, Technikon Natal, Durban: ‘Change of Mind in South African Art
Education’
1991 First National Sculpture Symposium, Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town: ‘Judging Art
Competitions in South Africa’ – Published in symposium record
1984 Willem Boshoff ‘Die Ontwikkeling en Toepassing van Visuele Letterkundige Verskynsels in die
Samestelling van Kunswerke’ – Verhandeling vir Nasionale Diploma in Tegnologie

Group Exhibitions

2015 South African Pavilion at 56th Venice Biennale, What remains is tomorrow, South Africa
2014 From Sitting To Selfie, Standard Bank, South Africa
2013 My Joburg , La Maison Rouge, Paris , France
2011 Water, the [Delicate] Thread of Life , Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
2010 In Other Words , Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
2010 In Context , Arts on Main, Johannesburg, South Africa
2010 Johannesburg Art Fair , Guest Artist, Johannesburg, South Africa
2010 HAPPY END , Kunsthalle, Goppingen, Germany
2010 A Group Exhibition of South African Art , Ampersand at Daimler Contemporary Gallery, Berlin
2010 Currencies in Contemporary African Art , Museum Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa
2009 Armory Show , New York: Goodman Gallery, New York, USA
2009 Sources , NIROX Sculpture Park, Lanseria, South Africa
2008 WINDWOORDE , Arnhem, Netherlands
2007 Group Exhibition of Three Artists, Fried Contemporary, Pretoria, South Africa
2007 Aardklop Arts Festival, Potchefstroom, South Africa
2005 TEXTures Exhibition , Guest Artist, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington
DC
2005 Group Exhibition, Fried Contemporary, Pretoria, South Africa
2003 Camouflage Observatorio, Brussels, Belgum; Switzerland
2003 Coexistence, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis, Boston USA; National Gallery, Cape Town,
South Africa Sted/Place, Galerie Asbæk, and Kastrupgårdsamlingen
Museum Copenhagen, Denmark
2003 Kykafrikaans, National Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
2003 Déchirures de l’histoire , Champlitte, France
2002 Vandskel, Kunstcentret, Silkeborg Bad, Denmark
2002 Mission Antarctica, 2002 WORLD SUMMIT, Johannesburg, South Africa
2001 Den Frie Udstillings, Copenhagen, Denmark
2001 Short Century: Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa, Munich, Germany;
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA
2001 Authentic/Ex-centric: Africa in and Out Africa, 49th Venice Biennale curated by Olu
Oguibe and Okwui Enwezor, Venice, Italy
2001 Unpacking Europe, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Holland
2000 Memórias Intímas Marcas, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp,
Belgium
2000 Translation/Seductiion/Displacement, White Box Gallery, Chelsea, New York, USA
2000 Urban Futures 2000, MuseuMAfrica, Johannesburg and Aardklop art festival,
Potchefstroom, South Africa
2000 Havana Biennale, Havana, Cuba
2000 Umea, Northern Sweden
2000 Mostra d’arte Contemporanea Atmosphere Metropolitan, Gallery Via Cesare Correnti,
Milan, Italy
2000 Visiones del Sur: No es sólo lo que ves: pervirtiendo minimalismo, curated by
Gerardo Mosquera, Museo Nacional, Centro de Arte, Reina Sofia, Madrid,
Spain
1999 Conceptualist Art: Points of Origin 1950’s – 1980’s, Queens Museum of Art, New York and Walker Art
Centre, Minneapolis, USA
1999 8th Floralies Internationales, Nantes, France
1998 BLIND ALPHABET C: 77, National Library for the Blind, Birmingham, England blind members of
‘ARTSENSE’ have, since 1998, exhibited the work in many venues in Scotland and England
1998 Íntimas Memórias Marcas, Museu da Cidade, Pavilhão Branco, Lisbon, Portugal; Brussels, Belgium
1998 Dreams and Clouds, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden, Göteborg, Sweden, Triennale der Kleinplastik
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Stuttgart, Germany
1997 Important and Exportant, curated by Gerardo Mosquera 2nd Johannesburg Biennale
1997 Purple and Green, Pretoria Art Museum, Pretoria, South Africa
1996 Common and Uncommon Ground, Atlanta, USA
1996 Groundswell, Mermaid Theatre Gallery, London, UK
1996 Don’t Mess with Mister In-between, Culturgest, Lisbon, Portugal
1996 23rd International Biennale of São Paulo
1995 Inside/Outside, Africus Biennale, Johannesburg, South Africa; Siyawela, Birmingham Museum and Art
Gallery, Birmingham, England
1994 State of the Art, Everard Read Contemporary Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
1985 Tributaries, South Africa

Artworks in the SAFFCA Collection