Artcollab Studio, Ilizwe/Nyika Collaboration artist member: Deborah Weber
Deborah Weber is the Founder of Artcollab Studio, she has a BAFA, Post Graduate Diploma and MAFA from the University of Cape Town, Michealis School of Fine Arts. She has worked in the creative industries for over two decades from the Bell-Roberts Art Gallery, Brett Kebble Art Awards, Cape Africa Platform Biennale and Design Indaba. She specialises in collaborative arts projects and completed her MAFA research on collaboration in 2019, Deborah has developed collaborative practice methodologies through her research and practice in the field over the past 7 years. From Karoo Disclosure (2014), Ubulungiswa/Justice (2015), Ilizwe/Nyika (2019) and most recently Ubumbano/Unity (2021) collaboration projects. These collaborative art projects have been shown at national museums across the country as well as galleries and festivals locally and internationally. In her individual works Deborah focuses on painting and drawing and is currently working towards a solo exhibition of her new body of work.