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Athi Patra Ruga  1984, ZA

Rank (2014): 6608 

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South Africa 14
United Kingdom 5
Germany 4
Italy 3

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  Whatiftheworld / Gallery, South Africa 8
  Stevenson, South Africa 3
  Fred [London] Ltd., United Kingdom 3

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1984 Born in Umtata (ZA)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 33  Please report missing Information

until 29.6.
   Public Intimacy: Art and Other Ordinary Acts in South Africa - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA Send message


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   Athi-Patra Ruga - The Future White Women Of Azania Saga - Whatiftheworld / Gallery, Cape Town

   Teeth are the only bones that show… by Athi-Patra Ruga - Whatiftheworld / Gallery, Cape Town
   Athi-Patra Ruga - Fred [London] Ltd., London (England)

   Athi-Patra Ruga - Whatiftheworld / Gallery, Cape Town

    ...of bugchasers and watussi faghags - Stevenson, Johannesburg

   Athi-Patra Ruga: She is Dancing for the Rain with her Hand in the Toaster - Stevenson, Cape Town


to top Group shows   26

   The Beautyful Ones - Nolan Judin Berlin, Berlin
   Making Way: Contemporary Art from South Africa and China - Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg

   Positive Tension - Whatiftheworld / Gallery, Cape Town
   Conversations - Iain Dawson Gallery, Sydney, NSW
   Moscow International Biennale for Young Art - Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Moscow
Description ifa-Galerie Berlinprêt-à-partager - ifa-Galerie Berlin, Berlin Send message
   Making Faces: Exploring Contemporary Practice Through Portraiture - Whatiftheworld / Gallery, Cape Town

   Queer Self Portraits Now - Fred [London] Ltd., London (England)
   Performa 11 - Performa, New York City, NY
   A Tribute to Photography - Primo Marella Gallery Milan, Milan

   Manet's too tight to mention - Whatiftheworld / Gallery, Cape Town
   Africa, Assume Art Position! - Primo Marella Gallery Milan, Milan
   Africa Art Now: Contemporary Art From The African Diaspora - Fred [London] Ltd., London (England)
Description and image Daimler ContemporaryAmpersand - A Dialogue of Contemporary Art from South Africa & the Daimler Art Collection - Daimler Contemporary, Berlin Send message
   …for those who live in it - Popculture politics and strong voices - MU, Eindhoven
   Life Less Ordinary - Ffotogallery @ Turner House, Penarth (Wales)

   Holiday - Whatiftheworld / Gallery, Cape Town
   A Life Less Ordinary - Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham (England)
Description and image ifa-Galerie BerlinSpot on ... DAK'ART - Die 8. Biennale zeitgenössischer afrikanischer Kunst - ifa-Galerie Berlin, Berlin Send message
   Self/Not-self - Stevenson, Johannesburg
Description and image  Beauty and Pleasure South African Contemporary Art - Stenersenmuseet, Oslo

   Group Exhibition - Whatiftheworld / Gallery, Cape Town
   Peripheral vision and collective body - MUSEION - Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst , Bolzano
Description and image  Dak’Art 2008 - 8th Biennale of African Contemporary Art - Dak'Art Biennale de l’art africain contemporain, Dakar
   Disguise: The art of attracting and deflecting attention - Stevenson, Cape Town

   Summer 2007/8 - Stevenson, Cape Town


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South Africa

 Whatiftheworld / Gallery, Cape Town
 artextra, Johannesburg

United Kingdom

 Fred [London] Ltd., London (England)


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