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Wim Botha

8 September - 27 November 2015

Selected solo exhibitions


2014     The Epic Mundane, National Arts Festival, Albany Museum, Grahamstown

             Linear Perspectives, Stevenson, Cape Town


2013     Predicates II, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Austria

             Predicates, Galerie Jette Rudolph, Berlin

             Solipsis V, Stekkenbosch University Wordfest Artist, Sasol Art Museum, Stellenbosch


2012     A Thousand Things, Stevenson, Johannesburg


2011     All Around, Galerie Jette Rudolph, Berlin
             All This, Michael Stevenson, Cape Town


2009     Joburg Altarpiece & Amazing Things from Other Places, Michael Stevenson, Cape Town


2008     Wim Botha, Galerie Jette Rudolph, Berlin
             New Works, Brodie/Stevenson, Johannesburg


2007     Apocalagnosia, Michael Stevenson Gallery, Cape Town


2006     A Premonition of War, Standard Bank Young Artist for Visual Art 2005 exhibition. National Art festival,

             Grahamstown; Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum, Port Elizabeth; Tatham Art Gallery, Pietermaritzburg;

             Durban Art Gallery, Durban; Oliewenhuis Art Gallery, Bloemfontein; South African National Gallery, Cape Town;

             Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg


2005     Cold Fusion: Gods, heroes and martyrs, Michael Stevenson, Cape Town


2003     Speculum, Michael Stevenson, Cape Town
             Commune: onomatopoeia, Festival Artist, Klein Karoo National Arts Festival, Oudtshoorn


2001     Commune: suspension of disbelief, Klein Karoo National Arts Festival, Oudtshoorn



Selected group exhibitions


2015     The Divine Comedy: Heaven, Purgatory and Hell Revisited by Contemporary African Artists, Smithsonian National

             Museum of African Art, Washington, DC, USA

2014     Thinking, Feeling, Head, Heart, The New Church Museum, Cape Town
             Chroma, Stevenson, Cape Town
             The Divine Comedy: Heaven, Purgatory and Hell Revisited by Contemporary African Artists, MMK

             (Museum für Moderne Kunst), Frankfurt, Germany; SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia, USA
             Artists Engaged? Maybe, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal
             Lichtspiele, Museum Biedermann, Donaueschingen, Germany


2013     A Sculptural Premise, Stevenson, Cape Town

             Imaginary Fact: South African art and the archive, South African Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale

             The Loom of the Land, Stevenson, Johannesburg


2012     The Rainbow Nation, Museum Beelden aan Zee, The Hague, The Netherlands
             Coming of Age: 21 Years of the Artist Proof Studio, Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg


2011     What we talk about when we talk about love, Stevenson, Cape Town
             Memories of the Future: The Olbricht Collection, La Maison Rouge, Paris
             Pandemonium - Art in a Time of Creativity Fever, Göteborg Biennial, Sweden
             Contemporary South African Artists, Turner Galleries, Perth, Australia
             Alptraum, Deutscher Künstlerbund, Berlin; The Company, Los Angeles 2010

             11th Triennale für Kleinplastik, Fellbach, Germany
             PEEKABOO - Current South Africa, Tennis Palace Art Museum, Helsinki 2009

             Self/Not-self, Brodie/Stevenson, Johannesburg 2008

             Disguise: The art of attracting and deflecting attention, Michael Stevenson, Cape Town


2007     Summer 2007/8, Michael Stevenson, Cape Town
             Political Iconography, Galerie Jette Rudolph, Berlin
             Africa Remix, Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg
             Family Relation, Warren Siebrits Gallery, Johannesburg
             Afterlife, Michael Stevenson, Cape Town
             Cape '07, Cape Town 2006

             South African art now, Michael Stevenson, Cape Town
             Dak'Art, 7th Dakar Biennale, Senegal
             Olvida Quien Soy - Erase me from who I am, Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria,

             Canary Islands


2006     Personal Affects: Power and poetics in contemporary South African art, Museum for African Art and Cathedral of

             St John the Divine, New York; The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii


2005     South African art 1848 - now, Michael Stevenson, Cape Town


             Africa Remix, Museum Kunst Palast Düsseldorf; Hayward Gallery, London; Centre Georges Pompidou,

             Paris; Mori Art Museum, Tokyo; Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden; Johannesburg Art Gallery, South Africa


2003     Contact Zones: Colonial and contemporary, Michael Stevenson, Cape Town


2002     Sasol Public Sculpture Commission, exhibition of maquettes, Klein Karoo National Arts Festival, Oudtshoorn
             Grime, Bell-Roberts Gallery, Cape Town


2001     Clean, Millennium Gallery, Johannesburg


1999     Transmigrations, Civic Gallery, Johannesburg
             Transmigrations: Rituals and Items, Artshare Warehouse, Los Angeles USA, Tijuana Cultural Centre, Tijuana, Mexico
             Renaicide/Mortenaissance, Millennium Gallery of Contemporary Art, Pretoria
             The Paper Show, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg
             New Signatures Revisited, Klein Karoo National Arts Festival, Oudtshoorn


1998     Tamed, three-person exhibition, Civic Gallery, Johannesburg


1997     Five-ism, The Open Window Contemporary Art Gallery, Pretoria
             No 4, Project for the Old Fort, Hillbrow, Johannesburg
             2nd Johannesburg Biennale Fringe, Carfax, Johannesburg
             XQCS, Campus Gallery, University of Pretoria


1996     Volkskas Atelier Exhibition, Pretoria Art Museum
             Final Year Students' Exhibition, Pretoria Art Museum


1995     Sasol New Signatures Exhibition, Pretoria Art Museum
             Kempton Park / Tembisa Art Competition

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