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Lungiswa Gqunta

Born in 1990, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Lives and works in Cape Town, South Africa

Overview

Lungiswa Gqunta’s practice uncovers and interrogates forms of colonial violence often located in the interstices; subtle and hidden, or structural and systematic. Gqunta deals with a broad and complex range of issues that have plagued post-Apartheid South Africa, such as gender-based violence and substance abuse. In her sculptures and installations, the artist generally works with found materials such as broken empty beer bottles, razor wire, petrol, torn bedsheets, concrete and wooden bed frame...Read more