Sue Williamson


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Sue Williamson at Iziko Slave Lodge

There’s Something I Must Tell You is an extended exhibition of work by Sue Williamson focusing on women activists involved in the political struggle against apartheid in South Africa. The exhibition spans five rooms at the Iziko Slave Lodge in Adderley Street, Cape Town and three separate bodies of work by the artist, including the 2013 video installation There’s something I must tell you, recently acquired by Iziko Museums with the support of the Rockefeller Foundation in New York. On show until June 2015.

Various Artists At Yale

Contemporary Art/South Africa at Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, USA opened on 09 May 2014 and features more than 30 artworks produced in South Africa or by South Africans from the late 1960s to the present, a period of immense political and social change. The artists in this exhibition – including William Kentridge, Sam Nhlengethwa, Mikhael Subotzky, Diane Victor, Sue Williamson – address key aspects of the experiences of South Africans, offering multiple perspectives on their lives, their society, and their world. The exhibition runs until to 24 August 2014.

Sue Williamson at Zimmerli Art Museum

Sue Williamson’s video series Better Lives is featured on an exhibition at the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University in New Jersey titled Striking Resemblance: The Changing Art of Portraiture. This exhibition, and the forthcoming book co-published with Prestel, explores the changing face of portraiture as a historic and continuing phenomenon from about 1800 to the present in many media, in both two and three dimensions, and as still and moving images. The exhibition runs until July 13, 2014.

Various artists at the South African Pavilion at Venice Biennale

Works by David Koloane, Gerhard Marx, Maja Marx, Philip Miller, Sam Nhlengethwa, Sue Williamson & Nelisiwe Xaba are featured on the South African Pavilion at the 55th la Biennale di Venezia. Curated by Brenton Maart, the exhibition is titled Imaginary Fact: Contemporary South African Art and the Archive. The exhibition is presented by the National Arts Festival and funded by the Department of Arts & Culture. The 55th la Biennale di Venezia will take place from 1 June to 24 November 2013.

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Press for Sue Williamson

Sue Williamson / Cape Times / 16 July 2010

500 year time machine trip by Suzy Bell (581.3 KB)
  • Solo exhibitions

    Sue Williamson / All Our Mothers

    Sue Williamson / All Our Mothers

    Sue Williamson / Voices

    Sue Williamson / Other Voices, Other Cities

    Group exhibitions


    Summer Show

    Winter Show

    The Marks We Make

  • A Few South Africans

    Last Supper at Manley Villa

    Other Voices, Other Cities

    Men of El Max

    Better Lives

    Truth Games

    From The Inside

    A Tale of Two Cradocks

    Pages From A Government Tourist Brochure

    The Mothers

  • Biography

    Solo Exhibitions

    Group Exhibitions

    Teaching, Lectureships and Workshop

    Professional Appointments and Consultation

    Conference and Workshop Participation

    Awards and Merits

    Academic Record and Residencies


    Selected Articles and Reviews



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