KEMANG WA LEHULERE, Bring Back Lost Love

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R 430.00
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96pp., colour illus., paperback, Göteborg, 2021


Published on the occasion of the exhibition, Göteborgs Konsthall, Sweden, 2021.

Text in Swedish and English.

Kemang Wa Lehulere was born in 1984 in Cape Town, where he lives and works. He was a co-founder of the Gugulective (2006), an artist-led collective based in Cape Town, and a founding member of the Center for Historical Reenactments (2010) in Johannesburg. He won the inaugural Spier Contemporary Award in 2007, the MTN New Contemporaries Award in 2010, and the Tollman Award for the Visual Arts in 2012. He was one of two young artists awarded the 15th Baloise Art Prize at Art Basel in 2013, won the first International Tiberius Art Award Dresden in 2014 and was the Standard Bank Young Artist for Visual Arts in 2015. Wa Lehulere was also the recipient of an Ampersand Foundation residency in New York in 2012. In 2017, he was Deutsche Bank’s ‘Artist of the Year and the recipient of the fourth Malcolm McLaren Award.