Gabi Ngcobo

Gabi Ngcobo


  • Postcolonial art production

  • Johannesburg (South Africa)

Since the early 2000s Gabi Ngcobo (1974) has been engaged in collaborative artistic, curatorial, and educational projects in South Africa and on an international scope. She is a founding member of the Johannesburg based collaborative platforms NGO – Nothing Gets Organised and Center for Historical Reenactments (CHR, 2010–14).

Recently, Ngcobo curated the 10th Berlin Biennale for for Contemporary Art (2018), co-curated the 32nd Bienal de São Paulo (2016) and A Labour of Love (2015) at Weltkulturen Museum in Frankfurt am Main. In Cape Town she has worked at the Iziko South African National Gallery and at the Cape Africa Platform where she co-curated the Cape07 Biennale in 2007. Since 2011 she has been teaching at the Wits School of Arts, University of Witwatersrand in South Africa. She currently lives and works in Johannesburg.

Contributions by Gabi Ngcobo