Lives and works in Cape Town, where he grew up

Current Works

“Fountain” (2017)
“The path of the upright” (2017)
“Remnant” (2017)

"Bismillah" (2014)


Standard Bank Young Artist of the Year (2018)

Pro Helvetia – IAAB studio residency, Basel (2016)

A Tale of A Tub Residency, Rotterdam (2015)

First Works

“Self Portrait” (2002)
“Landscapes with shapes” (2001)
“Still life with eggs” (2001)


Artist (since 2001, age 19)


Ruth Prowes School of Art, Woodstock, Cape Town (2008–2009)
College of Cape Town (2001–2003)
Harlandale High School (1996–2000)
Protea Primary School, Bontehuewel, Cape Town (1989–1995)

Mother: Factory machinist in the clothing industry
Father: Merchandiser and delivery for a publication company

Older Brother: Mechanic (Power tools)
Younger Sister: Unemployed
Two younger Brothers: Scholars

Dream job as a child: Policeman
Dream job as a teenager: Chef

Historical Event

Nelson Mandela becoming President (1994)

Further Information

Blank Projects

Mats Staub, Maia Marie, Ana López Escudero, Cape Town, 03.06.2017