Matthew Hindley

South Africa



Matthew Hindley

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

Matthew Hindley graduated at the Michaelis School of Fine Art in Cape Town in 2002, where his final exhibition won him the Michaelis Prize. Recent solo shows include, An Everlasting Once (2011) at iArt Gallery (now Brundyn + Gonsalves) and Like, like, like, like a circus (2009) at iArt Gallery Wembley project space. Hindley has exhibited both locally and abroad including presentations at Biksady, Budapest (2013) and the new Eli and Eydthe Broad Museum, Michigan (2012).


2002. Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Cape Town, Cape Town

Selected solo exhibitions:

2013. Twilight of the Idols, Biksady Galeria, Budapest
2012. One Pearl of Great Price, VOLTA8, Basel
2011. The Solo Project, Basel
2011. An Everlasting Once, iArt Gallery (now BRUNDYN + GONSALVES), Cape Town, South Africa
2009. Like, like, like, like a Circus, iArt Gallery Wembley project space, Cape Town, South Africa
2009. Black Out, iArt Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
2007. Private Vernissage (with Kromschroeder & Pfannenschmidt), Berlin, Germany
2006. Before My Time, 34Long, Cape Town, South Africa
2005. Speak Naturally & Continuously, Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
2004. Klein Karoo National Arts Festival, Oudtshoorn
2004. Surrender, Bell-Roberts Gallery, Cape Town

Selected group exhibitions:

2013. Material/Representation, BRUNDYN + GONSALVES, Cape Town
2012. Collateral Segment - BRICS, Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Kochi
2012. SeeingEye, BRUNDYN + GONSALVES, Cape Town
2012, Global Groove, Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum, Michigan
2010. Spier Contemporary Biennial, Cape Town
2009. Dada South, South African National Gallery, Cape Town
2008. Bell 02: blue 7, Vernissage at Create Berlin Showroom, Berlin
2008. Fresh Meat, WITW Gallery, Cape Town
2007. Out of Bounds, Everard Read Gallery, Cape Town
2007. South African Art, Danubiana Art Museum , Bratislava
2006. Anthology, Everard Reed Gallery, Cape Town
2006. MultiPlus, 34LONG, Cape Town
2005. Mashups (print collaboration with Peter Eastman ), 34LONG, Cape Town
2005. Farrago, Association of Visual Arts, Cape Town
2005. Videobrazil, WWWF Anthology Performance, Brazil
2005. Committee’s choice, Association of Visual Arts, Cape Town
2005. Melrose Art, Obert Contemporary, Johannesburg
2005. SASOL New Signatures, Pretoria
2005. Mooimark, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna
2004. Aboslut Secret, Association of Visual Arts, Cape Town
2004. A Decade of Democracy: Witnessing South Africa, National Center for African American Arts, Boston
2004. Show us what you're are made of, The Premises, Johannesburg
2003. Picnic, Bell-Roberts Gallery, Cape Town
2003. On the road again, Engler & Piper Projekte, Berlin
2003. MTN New Contemporaries, Museumafrica, Johannesburg
2003. Homing in, Albany History Museum, Grahamstown
2003. Meeting at the Watercloset, Galerie Puta, Cape Town
2003. Mooimark, Market Theatre, Johannesburg
2002. In no particular order (vol.1), 16th Recontres Video Art Plastique, Normandy
2002. Video, Michaelis Galleries, Cape Town
2001. World Wide Video festival, Arti et Amicae, Amsterdam
2001. Ydetag, South African National Gallery, Cape Town


2003. Winner of the permanent public art installation competition, South African National Gallery
2002. Michaelis Prize, UCT, Cape Town
2002. Simon Gershin prize, UCT, Cape Town
1994. Irma Stern prize, UCT, Cape Town

Public collestions:

Vass László Collection, Veszprém, Hungary
IZIKO South African National Gallery, Cape Town
University of Cape Town Collection, Cape Town