Born 1969 in Bloemfontein, South Africa, lives and works in Zurich. He studied at Parsons School of Design Paris and the ENSBA. Between 1990 and 2018 his work was exhibited in public spaces around the world. He is engaged in Long-term projects, each combining in-depth research with the production of artefacts: works on paper, photography, text, painting and sculpture. These projects are ongoing oeuvres.


Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts  Paris   Sculpture   09/88-06/91
Parsons School of Design  Paris   Fine Arts   09/87-06/88

Long-term projects

Mastaba series  South Africa-Switzerland   01/16-present
Hyperextension series   Zurich-Johannesburg   01/14-08/18
Frontal Cortex research   Zurich-Johannesburg   01/14-08/18
rhino series (tttr) ii   Cradle of Humankind JHB   01/14-04/16
Form series   Zurich   2004-2014
Pallium project   Cape Town-Zurich   1999-2014
rhino series i   London-Johannesburg   10/95-02/04
Disciple series   Paris-Saint Petersburg   11/87-09/95

Solo exhibitions

Hyperextension   niroxprojects Gallery  Johannesburg   04/04/14-27/04/14
rhino   Sandton Civic Gallery  Johannesburg   26/08/97-27/09/97
Collection Seul   12 Rue de Mirabel 75005 Paris   05/01/90-08/03/90

Selected exhibitions

Nirox Sculpture 2016  Curated by Yorkshire Sculpture Park @ Nirox Foundation  Cradle of Humankind  Johannesburg   01/05/16-31/08/16
gta exhibitions: with Dan Graham and Günter Vogt Dep. of Architecture ETH Zurich   14/04/15-21/06/15 
Nirox Sculpture 2014  Nirox Foundation  Cradle of Humankind  Johannesburg   03/05/14-02/08/14 
Venice Architecture Biennale 2012  Common Ground  un-common Venice - Case Studio Vogt  ETH Zurich   29/08/12-25/11/12
Millenium Show   Celeste & Elliot Kunstsalon  Zurich   17/12/99-18/02/00
Zeichnungen-Drawings   Galerie Brigitte Weiss  Zurich   15/01/99-27/02/99
Kerteriz/Bearing   Atatürk Cultural Centre  Istanbul   Curated by Beral Madra   10/06/98-03/06/98
Fujisankei Biennale   The Hakone Open-Air Museum  Japan   17/05/94-13/06/94   
Dialogue   Manege  The Russian Museum  Saint Petersburg   05/07/93-25/07/93   
37e Salon de Montrouge   Paris   13/05/92-15/06/92


Swiss Embassy  Swiss Ambassador's Residence  Pretoria   28/11/16-20/10/18
Nirox Foundation  Cradle of Humankind  Johannesburg  28/11/16-present 


Maboneng Precinct Collection  Johannesburg   14/05/14-present
Nirox Foundation Collection  Cradle of Humankind  Johannesburg   30/04/14 & 01/11/16-present
Johannesburg Art Gallery  National Collection  South Africa   28/09/97-present

Recent residencies

Nirox Foundation Residency   Cradle of Humankind  Johannesburg   24/01/16-09/03/16
Maboneng Precinct Residency   Johannesburg   29/04/14-15/05/14
Nirox Foundation Residency   Cradle of Humankind  Johannesburg   20/01/14-29/04/14