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Born 1993, Ekurhuleni, South Africa

Lives and works through Johannesburg

Pebofatso completed his NDip (Visual Art) at the University of Johannesburg and his BA (Visual Art) at Wits with distinction, granting him the Postgraduate Merit Award. The artist is currently pursuing his MAFA at the same institution.

 

Mokoena has held a sessional lecturer position in Interdisciplinary Design and Presentation at the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture (FADA) at UJ, and a sessional lecturer position of Drawing and Contemporary Practice at Wits University.

His artistic practice, emerging from backgrounds in drawing, painting and printmaking, is formally underscored by precise mark making and division of space, exploring ideas around politics, family life and the environment.

Mokoena has had 4 solo presentations of his work - The Pebofatso Experience, Inside Jobs and Internal Probes, and Neoclassical Taste Matrix. Selected Group shows include WAV, Falling Awake, Diptych; Disclosure; Fresh Produce, Songs of Sankofa, Inner Nature, Fortunes Remixed and South African Voices: A New Generation of Printmakers - Washington DC.