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Five Things to Know: Elias Sime

Five Things to Know: Elias Sime Born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1968   1. Sime primarily makes wall-based, ‘sculptural assemblage’, using recycled objects as a medium. This includes recycled electrical components as seen in the work Tightrope: Noiseless 16 (2019),...

Five Things to Know: Ernest Mancoba

Five Things to Know: Ernest Mancoba Born in Johannesburg, 1906 – 2002   1. Mancoba was likely South Africa’s first Black professional artist (in the Western sense of the word).   2. Mancoba began his artistic career producing decorated furniture at...