Michael MacGarry was born in Durban in 1978. He is a multi-award winning visual artist and filmmaker based in Johannesburg. He graduated in 2004 with a Masters Degree in Fine Art from the University of the Witwatersrand. MacGarry is a recipient of the Standard Bank Young Artist Award 2010.
His work has been exhibited and screened internationally for ten years – including TATE Modern, Guggenheim Bilbao, VideoBrasil, Short Film Festival Oberhausen, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, Zeitz MOCAA and Rencontres de Bamako. MacGarry’s practice is focused on researching narratives and histories of socio-economics, politics and objects within the context of Africa, principally in spaces where contemporary life is in a state of invention and flux.
Taken from Michael MacGarry’s Website: www.alltheorynopractice.com
Michael MacGarry, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, 2023, from ’100 Suns’ series, archival inkjet print on cotton paper