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Francois Knoetze

Francois Knoetze
Francois Knoetze. Nyege Nyege. URL: https://www.nyegenyege.com/artists/francois-knoetze/. [Accessed on 4 December 2020].

ARTIST’S PROFILE

ARTFORM

film, sculpture, objects, performance

MATERIALS / MEDIA

video, discarded objects, e-waste

GUIDING INTERESTS

Francois Knoetze is a performance artist, sculptor and filmmaker known best for his sculptural suits and experimental video art. In his practice, he often uses primary materials as a point of departure to explore the relationship between material histories and geopolitical, environmental and social issues. He is particularly interested in e-waste and its global circulation.

FORMATION

2015 | Cape Town.za | University of Cape Town
2012 | Cape Town.za | Rhodes University

SELECTED SOLO & GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019 | Paris.fr | Centre Pompidou Paris
2018 | Dakar.sn | Dak’Art: African Contemporary Art Biennale
2018 | Cape Town.za | Gallery MOMO
2017 | Grahamstown.za | National Arts Festival
2017 | London.uk | Somerset House
2016 | Tanzania.ke | Nafasi Artspace
2015 | Grahamstown.za | National Arts Festival

BIO

Lives in South Africa.
1989 | Born in Cape Town.za

LINKS

Francois Knoetze’s Website
Francois Knoetze’s Vimeo site
Francois Knoetze’s Instagram page
Interview with Francois Knoetze on Art Africa Magazine


Francois Knoetze: Core Dump ‘E-Revenant’. On: Francois Knoetze Website. URL: https://francoisknoetze.com/core-dump-2018/ [Accessed on 24 November 2020].

AUTHOR

Daniela Nofal