Katharien de Villiers

Katharien de Villiers was born in 1991 in Cape Town. She currently lives and works in Cape Town.

2015 MFA in Installation, passed with highest distinction, KASK, Gent, Belgium.
2012 BA (FA), distinction in Sculpture and Studiowork, Stellenbosch School of Fine Art, Stellenbosch University.

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2018 Pick over the bones, Play Braamfountein in asssosiation with SMITH, Johannesburg
2018 Trembling Thought, Studio show, Cape Town
2017 A Bonnet of Gatsbys, SMITH, Cape Town
2015 The palace of illness in beauty. MAP, glaze gang, KASK, Gent, Belgium

Selected Group Exhibitions
2019 Bad Taste: Image in Crisis, SMITH, Cape Town
2018 Rendezvous, SMITH, Cape Town
2017 Salad, SMITH, Cape Town
2017 Out of Nowhere, SMITH, Cape Town
2016 Nothing Personal, SMAC gallery, South Africa.
2016 From Whence They Came, SMITH (Cape Town) in collaboration with Kalashnikovv (Johannesburg)
2016 How Blushing Foot and Scissor met on the Fourth Floor of Atlantis,
Kalashnikovv Gallery, Johannesburg
2016 SKETCH, SMITH, South Africa
2015 Drawing a group show, GUS Gallery, Stellenbosch
2015 Ensayo Para Una Exposición, Combo Gallery, Cordoba, Spain, In col laboration with Olga Micinska, Erika Roux, Christopher Squier and Lisa- Marie Vlietstra.
2014 Vibrations off, Kristof de Clercq Gallery, Gent, Belgium. In collaboration with Honore d’O and ManfreDu Schu.
2014 the horizon apparatus, Tumult Gent, KASK cinema, Gent, Belgium.
2014 7E. Apartment exhibition, Lange Boomgaardstraat 7E, Gent, Belgium.
2013 They put alternating currents in our head, Zwarte Zaal Gallery, Gent, Belgium
2013 uttering the myth, Slee Gallery, Stellenbosch, South Africa

2019 Investec, Cape Town Art Fair, SMITH, Cape Town
2018 Investec, Cape Town Art Fair, SMITH, Cape Town
2017 AKAA, SMITH, Paris
2017 Cape Town Art Fair, Cape Town, Unframed section, “The Carwash: a Declaration of the Independence of the Imagination and the Rights of Man to His Own Madness”
2016 That Art Fair, Cape Town, “Umhlanga”

2017 March Nirox Sculpture Park, Johannesburg, South Africa
2015 July & August La Fragua Artist Residency, Belalcazar, Cordoba, Spain.

Published articles
2016 Activating the Void. Inter- magazine, “Inter(space)”, Curated by
2014 The Archive. Labyrint Press, “All the faces in the window are smiling”, Curator: Maria Kotlyachkova.