Simnikiwe Buhlungu (1995) is an artist from Johannesburg, South Africa, and. Recent projects include Bergen Assembly: Actually, The Dead Are Not Dead, Bergen, Norway, 2019, and Collective Intimacies - Notes to Self: Intimate 1, mural project, The Showroom, London, UK, 2019. She obtained her BA(FA) degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (2017) and currently based in Amsterdam, Netherlands at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten (2020–2022).
Interested in knowledge production, how it is produced – and by whom – it’s dissemination and it’s nuances as an ecology, she uses her practices to wrestle between these questions and their inexhaustible potential answers.
Lately, she enjoys listening to gospel music and has been thinking about combo organs.
Mating Birds Vol. 2, curatorial essay, KZNSA Gallery (Durban, ZA)Actually, the Dead Are Not Dead, Bergen Assembly
Selected exhibitions, engagements, presentations, projects
Bergen Kunsthall and KODE 1 (Bergen, Norway)ollective Intimacies - Notes to Self: Intimate 1, The Showroom (London, UK)
Triennale Tres Pesos, El Colegio de la Desextinción (Mexico and Online)