Biographies

Soromini Kallichurum was born in 1932 in Ladysmith, Natal (now kwaZulu-Natal). In 1950, Soromini Kallichurum was one of the first 12 undergr... read more
Ncumisa Chwayita Kondlo grew up in the rural village of Peddie in the Eastern Cape. Kondlo was politically active from an early age. In her... read more
Helen Kies (née Abrahams) was born around 1926 in Athlone in Cape Town. Despite a very poor childhood, her father ensured that she received... read more
Basetsana Makgalemele, former Miss Soweto and Miss Black South Africa, was crowned Miss SA in 1994. The event is memorable as it coincided w... read more
On 27 May 2016, surrounded by his beloved family, Kunene died peacefully at his home in Madison, America.  He was 93 years old.[i] Dani... read more
Percy Ndithembile Konqobe was born in 1939 in Nigel, Transvaal (now known as Gauteng Province). He completed school through standard six (no... read more
Jon Patja Kekana was born on 1 January 1916. He grew up on a rural homestead outside of Potgietersrus, now known as Mokopane, in Limpopo pro... read more
Welcome Mandla Koboka was born in Johannesburg in 1941. At age twenty he studied art under Cecil Skotnes and Ephraim Ngatane at the Polly St... read more
Leleti Khumalo was born on 30 March 1970 in Kwa Mashu Township, the North of Durban. Growing up a poverty-ridden township, she became a memb... read more
Kendall was an architect whose interests led him to join SASA as both artist and administrator. Born in Melbourne, Australia, 1870. He was e... read more
"I am interested in a political art, that is to say an art of ambiguity, contradiction, uncompleted gestures and uncertain ending - an art (... read more
Duke Ketye was born was born on 6 June 1943 in Orlando east, Soweto. Ketye attended Ematsheni Primary School in Orlando East, Soweto. He com... read more

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