Lives and works between Cape Town, Johannesburg and Europe

Current Works

“Deep Memory Exhibition” (2017)
The Ninevites Textiles Project (since 2016)

Born Into Style (2015)


Kalmar Konstmuseum residency, Kalmar, Sweden (2017)

“The Most Beautiful Object In South Africa” Award (2017)

Pert n Parteger, Berlin (2014)

Kaospilots scholarship, Bern (2013)

Innibos National Craft Prize, South Africa

Pro Helvetia studio residency, Zurich (2008)


Maker of things & collaborations – curator, organizer, fashion stylist, dreamer, professional traveler

First Works

Fashion Shoots in Johannesburg's inner city (1990's)


Kaospilots School, Bern (2013–2016)

Photography course, Market Photo Workshop, Newtown (2004–2005)

Business Administration Course, Wits Technikon, Johannesburg (2000)

Princess High School, Roodepoort (1994–1999)

Sandile Primary School, Kagiso (1989–1993)

Thembile Primary School, Kagiso (1986–1989)

Mother: Hospital Nurse

Father: Shop Steward

Sister: Finishing a teaching diploma

Sister: Retail manager

One daughter (born in 2009)

Dream job as a child: Teacher and pilot

Historical Event

Fees must Fall, the student movement for free and decolonised university education (since 2015)

Further Information

Mats Staub, Maia Marie, Johannesburg, 14.07.2017