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  • Guest artist, Johannesburg Art Gallery.


  • Natalie Knight Gallery, Johannesburg, with Joe Tilson.


  • South African Association of Arts, Pretoria, with Hans Potgieter.


  • Work selected for Tributaries, an exhibition of South African art touring South Africa and West Germany, curated by Ricky Burnett.


  • Selected for State of the Art, an exhibition curated by Trent Read for the Everard Read Contemporary Gallery, Johannesburg.


  • BLIND ALPHABET ABC shown at the Johannesburg Art Gallery as part of Inside/Outside, an exhibition curated by Julia Charlton for the Africus Biennale 1995
  • Selected for the FNB VITA Art Now, exhibition, Johannesburg Art Gallery
  • A work entitled BOTTLED HOPE selected for Right to Hope, an exhibition of international art touring various countries, and commissioned by the United Nations
  • BLIND ALPHABET B: 90 sculptures exhibited at Siyawela, an exhibition of South African Art at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham, England.


  • 45 Sculptures from BLIND ALPHABET B shown at FNB Vita Art Now, Johannesburg Art Gallery
  • BLIND ALPHABET C: 77 sculptures exhibited in Atlanta, USA as part of exhibition of South African Art
  • BAD FAITH CHRONICLES an assemblage of labelled dolls and Bibles on eleven panels, Mermaid Theatre Gallery, London
  • 45 sculptures of BLIND ALPHABET B shown at an exhibition of South African art entitled Don't Mess with Mister In-between, held at Culturgest, Lisbon, Portugal
  • BLIND ALPHABET C: 77 sculptures exhibited as the South African work at the 23rd International Biennale of Sao Paulo
  • Design invitation to Hitchhiker, a conceptualist show curated by Clive Kellner at the Generator Art Space, Johannesburg.


  • A work entitled SHREDDED EVIDENCE exhibited at the Unplugged show, Rembrandt Gallery, Johannesburg
  • A series of three works entitled TREE OF KNOWLEDGE exhibited at the Alliance Franaise, Johannesburg;
  • Johannesburg Biennale
  • An installation entitled THE WRITING THAT FELL OF THE WALL, shown at the Johannesburg Art Gallery as part of an exhibition of international artists entitled Important and Exportant, curated by Gerardo Mosquera
  • An installation, GARDEN OF WORDS for the FNB Vita Award for Art at the Sandton Municipal Gallery
  • ABAMFUSA LAWULA (The purple shall govern), a work for the Purple and Green exhibition of international art at the Pretoria Art Museum.


  • Sanlam Centre, Cape Town BLIND ALPHABET C: 20 sculptures with Worcester School for the Blind
  • Historical language-works made from 1977 to 1981, at Dark Continent, the work of four artists curated by Clive Kellner
  • BLIND ALPHABET C: 77 sculptures placed on permanent exhibition at the National Library for the Blind, Birmingham, England
  • Exhibition of BANGBOEK (1977-1980) at an exhibition of South African/ Angolan war memories organised by Intimas Mem¢rias Marcas and shown at the Museu da Cidade, Pavilhao Branco, Lisbon, Portugal, thereafter in Brussels, Belgium
  • Dreams and Clouds, two works from the TREE OF KNOWLEDGE series shown at an exhibition of fourteen South African artists at Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden, thereafter in G”teborg, Sweden
  • BLIND ALPHABET D shown at Triennale der Kleinplastik an exhibition of international artists in Stuttgart, Germany, work purchased for the collection of the St„dtischen Galerie G”ppingen.


  • Conceptual work shown on an exhibition entitled Conceptualist Art: Points of Origin 1950's - 1980's, Queens Museum of Art, New York and in 2000 at the Walker Art Centre, Minneapolis. The exhibition features leading international artists in the conceptualist idiom and will tour the United States
  • an installation GARDEN OF WORDS II, shown at the 8th Floralies Internationales, Nantes, France
  • Group Exhibition: Johannesburg Art Foundation
  • Manuscript Exhibition, Carfax Gallery, Johannesburg
  • Emergence, an exhibition of South African Art, curated by the University of the Witwatersrand and touring the major centres in South Africa.


  • Large installation of Bangboek as part of an exhibition of war memories of African artists, held at MUKHA (MUseum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen) in Antwerp Belgium
  • KYKAFRIKAANS at the White Box Gallery, Chelsea, New York, exhibited with the work of other South African artists in an exhibition entitled Translation/Seduction/ Displacement
  • the first granite pieces of an ongoing conceptual work entitled PANIFICE, exhibited as part of After New York, an exhibition by members of the Ampersand Foundation, at the Johannesburg Civic Gallery. An outdoor installation entitled BREAD AND PEBBLES for the exhibition Mnemosyne curated by Leanne Engelberg at the University of the Witwatersrand
  • INDEX OF (B)REACHINGS a large installation dealing with divination in Europe and Africa, shown as part of Urban Futures 2000 at MuseuMAfrica, Johannesburg
  • INDEX OF (B)REACHINGS was also exhibited as the main artwork at Aardklop art festival, Potchefstroom.
  • November, Havana Biennale, an installation entitled THE WRITING IN THE SAND
  • December Two installations, THE WRITING THAT FELL OFF THE WALL (1997) and GARDEN OF WORDS 1 (1997), at the Museo Nacional, Centro de Arte, Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain


  • An installation entitled WINDFALL, made for the main atrium of the new NEDCOR HEADQUARTERS, Sandton
  • A selection of older work to be exhibited at an exhibition entitled "The Short Century: Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa", first to be held in Germany and later to tour the United States
  • An installation entitled UMHLABATHI consisting of 200 handfuls of South African soil, made for the main entrance to the new parliament building of the Mpumalanga legislature
  • June, a work entitled PANIFICE made for the 49th Venice Biennale as part of an exhibition entitled "Authentic/Ex-centric: Africa in and Africa Out Africa)

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