Kemang Wa Lehulere

born 1984

Kemang Wa Lehulere – one of the most recognized of the young generation of South African artists. He uses various media: video, collage, drawing, installation, performance. His works confront the repressed history of apartheid in South Africa and its present-day reception. In 2017, awarded the title Artist of the Year by Deutsche Bank. Cofounder of Gugulective (2006), an artistic collective in Cape Town and – with Gabi Ngcobo and others – the Center for Historical Reenactments in Johannesburg (2010).

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