Tshepo Moloi

Bio

Tshepo Moloi was born in (Johannesburg 1992) but grew up in the rural place of Mpumalanga (Daggakraal). In 2004, He moved back to Johannesburg, to pursue and finish his high school career. In 2015, He became interested in photography and filmmaking, He then started photographing and experimenting around his community. In 2016, he was part of a group show (‘Fluxus Now’ by Space Space Gallery, Johannesburg). In 2018, showcased with (‘Howdy’ by Space Space Gallery, Switzerland). In 2019, he joined Through The Lens Collective where he completed narrative and advanced photographic course and participated in the group exhibitions (The Portrait Show), (‘Spring Exhibition’, Julie Miller Art, Johannesburg), (‘awayfromthekeyboard.gif’, A4 Arts Foundation, Cape Town), BUZZART19, (KZNSA Gallery, Durban). In 2020, He participated in the following group exhibitions, (The Portrait Show by Through The Lens Collective, Johannesburg), (‘The Precarity of Spectacle’ by Michaelis School of Fine Art, Cape Town). (‘Beauty/?’ by K.L.8, Belgium), Kampala Art Biennale(Uganda). In 2021 was chosen for an artist career development programme by Turbine Art Fair (Unearthed), University of Johannesburg, Making and Interpreting Art, Fesfoto (Brasil), The
Makeable Minds, Noordelitch international photo festival, Amsterdam), Through The Lens Collective and Studio Nxumalo, Open City FNB art fair. His work was published on Africanah.org (Amsterdam), The Kiosk of Democracy, Germany), Mail & Guardian (Johannesburg) and had a photographic talk (‘Pretoria Street Photography, 2019). Tshepo Moloi, is a Johannesburg based documentary and street photographer who focuses on topics such as migration, belonging, identity, community and its subtheme

GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2021

:Open City, FNB art Joburg, Johannesburg.
:Unearthed, Turbine Art Fair, Johannesburg
: Making and interpreting art, University of Johannesburg, South Africa.
: International Festival of Photography of Porto Algres, Brazil.
: The Makeable Mind, Noorderlicht Photography, Netherlands.
: The Image Is Our Voice, Berman Contemporary Gallery, Johannesburg
: Pictures From Inside, Through The Lens Collective, Johannesburg

GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2020

: Urban Myths, Berman Contemporary, Amsterdam.
: Nostalgia, Darkside Collective, Florida.
: Beauty/?, K.L.8, Belgium.
: The Portrait Show, Through The Lens Collective, Johannesburg

GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2019

: ‘Spring Exhibition’, Julie Miller Art, Johannesburg
: awayfromthekeyboard.gif’, A4 Arts Foundation, Cape Town
: BUZZART19, (KZNSA Gallery, Durban

MASTERCLASSES, WORKSHOPS, TALKS & RESIDENCIES:

10:10 Photo: Johannesburg, 2021
: Kampala Art Biennale, Uganda (virtual), 2020
: Portfolio review with Dr Julie Bonzon, Ian Parry scholarship, London 2020.
: Mail and Guardian, Johannesburg, 2019
: Industry Talk, Pretoria Street Photography, Pretoria, 2019

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