Bronwyn Katz was born in 1993 in Kimberley, South Africa and lives and works in Cape Town. She studied at the University of Cape Town, where she was also awarded the Simon Gerson Prize. Forthcoming exhibitions include 'Soft Water, Hard Stone', 5th New
Museum Triennial, New York and 'Future Generation Art Prize', PinchukArtCentre, Kyiv, Ukraine (both 2021).
Katz will be an artist-in-residence at Gasworks, London, through summer 2021. Recent solo exhibitions include ‘Salvaged Letter’, Peres Projects, Berlin (2020); Blank Projects, Cape Town (2019); and ‘A Silent Line, Lives Here’ curated by Marie Ann-
Yemsi, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2018). Group exhibitions include ‘This is Not Africa – unlearn what you have
learned’, ARoS Aarhus Art Museum (2021); ‘NIRIN’, 22nd Sydney Biennale (2020); ‘Road to the Unconscious’, Peres Projects, Berlin (2019); ‘When Water Comes Together with Other Water’, 15th Lyon Biennale (2019); ‘Material Insanity’ curated by Meriem
Berrada, Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden, Marrakesh (2019); and the 12th Dak’Art Biennale, Senegal (2016).
She has participated in numerous group exhibitions, including Not A Single Story (Nirox Foundation, Johannesburg, 2018); Sculpture (Institute of Contemporary Art Indian Ocean, Port Louis, Mauritius, 2018); Tell Freedom (Kunsthal KAdE, Amersvoort, 2018); Le jour qui vient (Galerie des Galeries, Paris, 2017). Katz is a founding member of iQhiya, an 11-women artist collective which has performed across various spaces, including Documenta (in Kassel and Athens), Greatmore Studios, and Iziko South African National Gallery.