Mikhael Subotzky

Mikhael Subotzky was born in 1981 in Cape Town, South Africa, and is currently based in Johannesburg. Subotzky’s photographic work combines the directness of the social documentary mode with a questioning of the nature of the photographic medium itself. He is concerned with the structures of narrative and representation, as well as the relationship between […]

Matthew Hindley

Cape Town-based contemporary artist Matthew Hindley collaborated with David Krut Workshop (DKW) from February 2016, creating a comprehensive series of drypoints and watercolour monotypes. On his first visit to DKW, Hindley produced colour-abounding watercolour monotypes and returned in June 2016 to make a series of copper plate drypoints – a medium that he has found […]

Willie Bester

Born 1956, Montagu, Cape Town, South Africa Lives and works in Kuilsriver, Cape Town, South Africa Willie Bester uses the leftovers of the society he depicts in order to retrace the political history of South Africa. Bester was ten years old when the Group Areas Act of the apartheid government forced his family to leave […]

Lorenzo Nassimbeni

Lorenzo Nassimbeni graduated from the University of Cape Town in 2001 with a degree in Architecture. After some years in formal architectural practice, he entered the field of visual arts in 2008 and, since 2013, he has collaborated with David Krut Workshop (DKW). Nassimbeni predominately works with pen and ink. The discipline of drawing is central […]

Faith 47

Faith’s images reconstruct lost objects, broken-down cars, old factories and dusty side roads of forgotten towns. She investigates how humans interact with their environment, what scratches and memories they leave behind. Her interactions resonate with our fragility, with our innate understanding of symbols, dreams, textures and inevitable impermanence. Faith47 is a self-taught artist, best known […]

Sean Slemon

Sean Slemon, who is particularly preoccupied with the notion of space, creates work based on facts and statistical data that set imaginary boundaries for the way in which we occupy both our personal and public surroundings. Slemon was born in Cape Town in 1978. He completed his Bachelor’s in Fine Art at Michaelis, UCT. In […]

Marlene Dumas

Marlene Dumas is a South African born, Amsterdam based painter, and one of Holland’s most internationally admired artists. She received a BA Fine Art from the University of Cape Town in 1975 and also studied at the Institute of Psychology at the University of Amsterdam from 1979 – 1980 (www.saatchigallery.uk). Dumas recalls in her work […]