both fascinated and grounded by the objects in people’s homes.
- ornate sculptures and bricolage assemblages of discarded, rearranged and entangled objects, inspired by kitsch home décor.
- sense of her geographic, social and economic place through her art.
- mention of colonialism, slavery, segregation and apartheid in connection with her work.
- lived in South Africa since she was 7, when her family moved from Namibia.
- recently and joyfully acquired a desktop printing press for her home studio.
- lectured in printmaking at Stellenbosch University, where she obtained a BA and MA and is currently a PhD candidate.
- had work featured locally and globally, most recently at Stellenbosch University Museum, Investec Cape Town Art Fair and ARCO Lisbon.
- been a SASOL New Signatures Finalist and was included in Barclays L’Atelier National Exhibition, one of Africa’s most prestigious art competitions.
- work in various collections, including the Leridon Collection, Yellowwoods Art, UNISA Gallery, Spier Collection, and the Wits Art Museum.
More about Stephané here.