Ziyanda Majozi

Ziyanda Majozi
Ziyanda Majozi was born 1985 in the Eastern Cape, she is a full time artist who works with mozaic. Majozi has been practising as an artist for the past 12 years. She studied mosaic at Spier Arts Academy in Cape Town and completed a foundation course in graphic design at Cape Town University of Technology. Majozi later went on to learn painting and printmaking through art workshops and residencies including the Thupelo workshops in Cape Town. Majozi has taken part in numerous artist residencies locally and abroad, including winning awards like The Thami Mnyele award in Netherlands, the David Koloane Mentorship programme at Bag Factory arts studios and Gallery MOMO residency in Johannesburg. She has worked and collaborated with Zanele Muholi in a series of "Faces and Phases" and the documenting of hate crime victims in South Africa. Majozi has showcased her work at two consecutive FNB Joburg Art Fairs. Her work has been collected by the prestigious corporate art collectors J.P Morgan art collection through Abadali artist development programme and Arts and Culture Trust. Recently her work has been collected by the Bloemfontein Oliewenhuis Art Museum through Art Bank South Africa. Ziyanda has worked on big projects/murals, one of them is at the Tshwane House in Pretoria. She is also passionate about community work, she has done multiple projects with mostly remote areas like Vredendaal, including working with the Simon's Town Museum and Greatmore Studios on the Waag'a Bitjie project which focused on the displaced communities of Simon's Town. She is currently partaking in the ongoing project "Who's Heritage Matters''? which is hosted by University of Cape Town(UCT). was born 1985 in the Eastern Cape, she is a full time artist who works with mozaic. Majozi has been practising as an artist for the past 12 years. She studied mosaic at Spier Arts Academy in Cape Town and completed a foundation course in graphic design at Cape Town University of Technology. Majozi later went on to learn painting and printmaking through art workshops and residencies including the Thupelo workshops in Cape Town. Majozi has taken part in numerous artist residencies locally and abroad, including winning awards like The Thami Mnyele award in Netherlands, the David Koloane Mentorship programme at Bag Factory arts studios and Gallery MOMO residency in Johannesburg. She has worked and collaborated with Zanele Muholi in a series of "Faces and Phases" and the documenting of hate crime victims in South Africa. Majozi has showcased her work at two consecutive FNB Joburg Art Fairs. Her work has been collected by the prestigious corporate art collectors J.P Morgan art collection through Abadali artist development programme and Arts and Culture Trust. Recently her work has been collected by the Bloemfontein Oliewenhuis Art Museum through Art Bank South Africa. Ziyanda has worked on big projects/murals, one of them is at the Tshwane House in Pretoria. She is also passionate about community work, she has done multiple projects with mostly remote areas like Vredendaal, including working with the Simon's Town Museum and Greatmore Studios on the Waag'a Bitjie project which focused on the displaced communities of Simon's Town. She is currently partaking in the ongoing project "Who's Heritage Matters''? which is hosted by University of Cape Town(UCT).

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