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Dineo Bopape
South Africa


Artist’s Statement

Bopape’s works takes on different forms in various mediums from video, to installation,  painting and 'situations', often engaging ideas of the performative object, the disruption of a linear narrative, chaos, aesthetics, memory and the stuff of the immaterial....she was born in 1981 in Polokwane, South Africa.

She attained her visual arts B-Tech from Durban Institute of Technology in 2004, thereafter she was a resident at de Ateliers in Amsterdam, from 2005-7. She has exhibited her work in numerous group shows internationally, including Younger Than Jesus at the New Museum in New York in 2009; Rebelle: Art and Feminism 1969-2009 at the Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem, The Netherlands (2009) and pAss(ages) in Johannesburg. She is a 2010 Columbia University MFA graduate , was the winner of the 2008 MTN New Contemporaries award and a 2010 Thieme award nominee. She has also had numerous solo shows internationally most recently “Long live the immaterial…effect no. 55” 2010.

Artist’s Links

website:  http://www.artthrob.co.za/08dec/artbio.html    




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