Dineo Seshee Bopape
Dineo Seshee Bopape was born in Polokwane, South Africa. She is a multimedia artist. In 2007 she studied a diploma at the De Atelier in Amsterdam BFA, University of Stellenbosch and 2010 MFA at Columbia University, New York, United States Lives and works between New York, Amsterdam and Joburg.
Using experimental video montages, sound, found objects, photographs and dense sculputural installations, her artwork “engages with powerful socio-political notions of memory, narration and representation.”
Bopape was born in Polokwane, South Africa, in 1981. She studied painting and sculpture at the Durban Institute of Technology
, and graduated from De Ateliers
in Amsterdam in 2007. In 2010 she completed an MFA at Columbia University
in New York.
Among other venues, Bopape’s work has been shown at the New Museum
, the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia
, the Mart House Gallery in Amsterdam, and the 12th Biennale de Lyon. She was the winner of the 2008 MTN New Contemporaries Award, and the recipient of a 2010 Columbia University Toby Fund Awards.