Biographies

Gordon Mulholland was born in Cape Town on 30 April 1921. His mother, Nell, a Cockney from the east end of London, was the breadwinner... read more
John Ndevasia Muafangejo was born on 5 October 1943 in Etunda lo Nghadi, Ovamboland, Angola. In 1956 Muafangejo moved to die Anglican missio... read more
Extract from media statement on the passing of Dr. Es’kia Mphahlele (1919 - 2008): By Minister of culture & society, Dr Z. Pallo Jordan... read more
Tommy Motswai was born on 27 May 1963 in Johannesburg. Although he was born deaf he ultimately became a prolific and successful artist portr... read more
He was born in Pietersburg, Limpopo. He is a painter and sculptor. He received his primary education at Thunzi Primary School where he start... read more
Naboth Monyandioe Moreleba Mokgatle was the eighth and youngest child of Setlhare Hebron Mokgatle, a skilled builder and carpenter, and Salo... read more
"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

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