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Cure :: Zolile Phetshane

“My work is largely influenced by mathematics. Numbers fascinate me, especially since I observe the role it plays in our day-to-day situations and in the spaces we occupy.  Numbers can also be utilised for personal growth and improvement; in terms of a lifestyle audit and coming to terms on who we are at any given time”.

Against the background of a rational linear space-time continuum, Phetshane affords himself the freedom of trusting his subconscious to guide him in the process of adding and subtracting in a process of unprompted art-making; of consolidating and unifying the chaotic into a calm whole.

About Zolile Phetshane

Zolile Petshane, was born in 1973 and brought up in Katlehong on the East Rand. After matriculating with art as a subject he joined the Katlehong Art Centre (VACA) in 1993 where he studied under Wessel van Huyssteen and Arlene Amaler-Raviv . Later in his full time career as artist, he was privileged to study under the supervision of Proff Karel Nel and Alan Crump at the University of the Witwatersrand during 2004 and 2005 and to join Artist Proof Studio.  His work has been exhibited locally and internationally in more than 50 exhibitions, amongst others in five solo shows of which two were hosted by Lizamore and Associates. "Phetshane has taken part in numerous art competitions, amongst others King Kong, ABSA L’ Atelier and Spier Art Contemporary