Mixed media

Dineo Seshee Bopape

Born 1981 in Polokwane, South Africa
Lives and works in Johannesburg, South Africa

Dineo Seshee Bopape was born in 1981 on a Sunday. If she were Ghanaian, her name would be Akosua/Akos for short. In the year of her birth, the Brixton riots took place; two people were injured when a bomb exploded in a Durban shopping centre. Bobby Sands dies, MTV is launched, the Boeing 767 makes its first air flight, Umkhonto we Sizwe performs numerous underground assault operations against the apartheid state. There was an earthquake in China that killed maybe 50 people. Hosni Mubarak was elected president of Egypt, there was a coup d'etat in Ghana. Princess Diana of Britain married Charles.

Liza Grobler

Born 1974 in Cape Town, South Africa
Lives and works in Cape Town

Since receiving her Masters Degree in Fine Art with distinction from Stellenbosch University in 1999, Grobler has worked in a diverse range of artistic practices, from traditional craft techniques to site-specific work. Her art facilitates a conversation between image, language and daily life. She is a part-time drawing lecturer at the UCT School of Architecture.

Payam Mofidi

Born in 1980, Teheran, Iran
Lives and works in Paris, France

Payam Mofidi is an Iranian Painter and Animation Filmmaker born in 1980 Tehran, Iran. He has graduated with BA in Graphic Design in 2005 from Azad University Tehran he also received his degree with honors from l’Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs, Paris in 2009. Mofidi has shown his works internationally in a great number of festivals and group exhibitions over the years and He has won Jury’s special prize from “Rythmetic” International Festival in 2010.