"Landscape is the mute witness to histories and narratives" Santu Mofokeng, a storyteller of note. Mofokeng won the Ernest Cole Scholarship... read more
Isaac Mofokeng was born in Rustenburg in 1981. He attended the Mokutuli and Seipone primary schools in Sebokeng and Orange Farm respectively... read more
  Moeketsi was born on 27 July 1925. As a young boy, he watched and listened to his older brothers playing jazz instruments, thus, infl... read more
William 'Bloke' Modisane was born on 28 August 1923. He grew up in Sophiatown, a multiracial suburb in Johannesburg. His father was murdered... read more
"For me as craftsman, the act of creating art should complement the act of creating shelter for my family or liberating the country for me p... read more
Andrew Meintjes was born in Cape Town on 31 January 1955. In the 1970s, while he was working as a post office technician, he met photographe... read more
He was born in Durban. He attended Mzuvele High School and matriculated in 1979. He studied at Fort Hare University from 1980-1985 and obtai... read more
He was born at KwaNobamba (Weenan), KZN. As a boy he herded sheep, cattle and goats and while looking after these animals he used to constru... read more
He then started work in order to support his family. Plummer was never a full time artist. He studied art informally at the Community Arts W... read more
Kagiso Patrick (called Pat) Mautloa was born 24 September 1952 in Ventersdorp, Western Transvaal. Mautloa's family moved to Soweto in 1954.... read more
Todd Tozama Matshikiza was the son of Samuel Bokwe Matshikiza and Grace Ngqoyi Matshikiza. They were a family of renowned musicians; his mot... read more
James Matthews was born on 25 May 1929 in District Six in Cape Town, to working class parents. After completing standard seven, Matthews beg... read more