Kemang Wa Lehulere

Kemang Wa Lehulere (b. 1984, Capetown) has a BA Fine Arts degree from the University of the Witwatersrand. Wa Lehulere was a co-founder of the Gugulective (2006), an artist-led collective based in Cape Town, and a founding member of the Center for Historical Reenactments in Johannesburg. He was jointly awarded the 15th Baloise Art Prize at Art Basel in 2013, was the Standard Bank Young Artist for Visual Arts in 2015, and the Deutsche Bank Artist of the Year in 2017. Recent solo shows include Gasworks, London; the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Deutsche Bank KunstHalle. 

Image credit: Kemang Wa Lehulere, Red Winter in Gugulethu, 2016. Courtesy of Stevenson, Cape Town and Johannesburg.