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William Kentridge, Shirin Neshat and Sue Williamson to feature on Kochi-Muziris Biennale

The 4th edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale has announced the initial list of participating artists, which includes William Kentridge, Shirin Neshat and Sue Williamson. The exhibition opens on 12 December and in the words of its curator Anita Dube aims to act as a “knowledge laboratory” that encourages “the need to listen, think, and learn with each other, particularly voices from the margins.”

mounir fatmi, Hank Willis Thomas and Sue Williamson on BOZAR’s Summer of Photography 2018 exhibition

Works by mounir fatmi, Hank Willis Thomas and Sue Williamson form part of the BOZAR’s annual Summer of Photography exhibition in Brussels, Belgium (27 June – 26 August). Titled Resist: the 1960s Protests, Photography and Visual Legacy, and curated by Christine Eyene, this year’s exhibition explores the relationships between various resistance movements around the world, and the contributions and impacts that photography made on them.

Kendell Geers and Sue Williamson on new group exhibition at MAXXI in Rome

Geers’ T. W. Batons (Circle) and Sue Williamson’s It’s a pleasure to meet you…, feature on MAXXI’s latest group exhibition, Road to Justice (22 June – 14 October). Forming part of the museum’s major group show titled African Métropolis, an exhibition showcasing African art from its permanent collection and organised around the concept of the city, Road to Justice serves as an experimental curatorial project which looks at the social and political oppression and exploitation that has occurred and still takes place on the continent today. In presenting works by contemporary artists who attempt to recount these traumas and hardships, the exhibition asks whether or not reconciliation and healing is even possible.

Sue Williamson on an Australian group exhibition exploring emotion

Williamson’s video work – titled It’s a pleasure to meet you – forms part of a group exhibition, Great Movements of Feeling, hosted by Gertrude Contemporary in Melbourne (11 May – 16 June). Forming part of the New Wave Festival, and curated by Zara Sigglekow, the exhibition features artworks that present emotion as a fluid force that comes to rest in various forms. As such, the participating artists and their works view emotion through different conceptual lenses, dealing with accounts that explore politics, objects, history, and their poetics.

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  • 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

  • Solo exhibitions

    Sue Williamson / The Past Lies Ahead / 2016

    Sue Williamson / All Our Mothers / 2013

    Sue Williamson / All Our Mothers / 2013

    Sue Williamson / Voices / 2011

    Sue Williamson / Other Voices, Other Cities / 2009

    Group exhibitions

    New Revolutions: Goodman Gallery at 50

    New Revolutions: Goodman Gallery at 50

    Advance/...Notice / 2012

    Summer Show / 2012

    Winter Show / Joburg / 2010

    The Marks We Make / 2010

  • 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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  • Videos

  • Press for Sue Williamson

    Sue Williamson / Mail and Guardian / South Africa / 11 November 2014

    Artists in the firing line as they test the limits of freedom of expression by Stefanie Jason (775.9 KB)

    Sue Williamson / / 4 November 2014

    Sue Williamson's Diary by Sue Williamson (3.2 MB)

    Sue Williamson / / 3 November 2014

    Truth and Reconciliation: Sue Williamson at Frieze Masters, by Polly Brock (633.8 KB)

    Sue Williamson / Artthrob / June 2014

    Review: There's something I must tell you by Lloyd Pollack (335.8 KB)

    Sue Williamson / Contemporary Magazine / Issue 86

    Profile: Sue Williamson by Barbara Pollack (1.3 MB)

    Sue Williamson / Cape Times / 16 July 2010

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

    Sue Williamson / / February 2016

    Beauty offset by stark reality, by Danny Shorkend (71 KB)