TWO. 5/26/17 - 6/8/17

Dineo Seshee Bopape
Mohau Modisakeng

Dineo Seshee Bopape, born in 1981, in Polokwane, lives and works in Johannesburg, South Africa. Her work has been featured in solo exhibitions at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2016), Hayward Gallery, London (2015); Hordaland Kunstsenter, Bergen, Norway (2015); August House, Johannesburg (2014); Stevenson Gallery, Cape Town (2013, 2011); Mart House Gallery, Amsterdam (2010); and Art Berlin Contemporary, Berlin (2010).

Her work has also been included in group exhibitions at the Marrakech Biennale 6, Marrakech (2016); Bienial de São Paulo, São Paulo (2016); Tate Modern, London (2015); Center for Visual Art, Denver, CO (2015); Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (2015); The Jewish Museum, New York (2015); Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia (2014); Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam (2014); Biennale de Lyon, Lyon, France (2013); and Bétonsalon—Centre d’art et de recherche, Paris (2012). She is the recipient of the 2017 Sharjah Biennial Prize and the 2017 Future Generation Art Prize.

Mohau Modisakeng was born in Soweto in 1986 and lives and works between Johannesburg and Cape Town. Selected solo exhibitions include Lefa le Ntate (Johannes Stegmann Art Gallery, University of the Free State; Tatham Art Gallery, Pietermaritzburg; Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg, 2017); ENDABENI (Galerie Ron Mandos, Amsterdam, 2016), Bophirima (Tyburn Gallery, London, 2016), Mohau Modisakeng (Laumeier Sculpture Park, Saint Louis, Missouri, 2016), Lefa le Ntate (Monument Gallery, Grahamstown, South Africa, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum Port Elizabeth South Africa and Iziko South African National Gallery, 2016); Ke Kgomo Ya Moshate (Kunstrum Innsbruck, Austria, 2015), Mohau Modisakeng (Big Pond Artworks, Munich, 2015), Ditaola (BRUNDYN+, Cape Town, 2015) and Mohau Modisakeng (Chavonnes Battery Museum, Cape Town in partnership with Zeitz MOCAA, 2015).

Selected group exhibitions include After The Thrill has Gone (Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Virginia, 2016), Re (as)ssisting Narratives (Framer Framed, Amsterdam, 2016), International Short Film Festival (Oberhausen, 2016), When Tomorrow Comes (Wits Art Museum, Johannesburg; Michaelis Galleries, Cape Town, 2015), DIS/PLACE (MoCADA, Brooklyn, 2015), AFIRIperFOMA (Lagos, 2015); What Remains is Tomorrow (South African Pavilion, Venice Biennale, 2015), La Fabrique (De L’Homme Moderne, in association with the Lyon Biennale, La Fabric, 2015), Solomon Foundation for Contemporary Art (2015), Foreign Bodies (WHATIFTHEWORLD, Cape Town, 2015), Broken English (Tyburn Gallery, London, 2015), Brave New World ... 20 Years of Democracy (Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town, 2014), !Kauru 2014: Rerouting Dialogue 1994–2014 (Unisa Gallery, Pretoria, 2014), Art Against the Wall: An Artist Response to Civil Wars (Gallery 72, Atlanta, 2014), Performing Portraiture (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2014), Am I not a Man and a Brother? Am I not a Woman and a Sister (James Harris Gallery, Seattle, 2013), Personal and Political (21c Museum, Louisville, Kentucky, 2013), Biennale Internationale d’Art Contemporain (BIAC), Fort de France,  artinique, 2013), Out of Focus (Saatchi Gallery, London, 2012), Unevenness (National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Harare, 2012), Dak’Art Biennale, Dakar (2012).