Asemahle Ntlonti



About

Born in 1993 in Cape Town, South Africa, Asemahle Ntlonti graduated from the University of Cape Town’s Michaelis School of Fine Art with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2017, where she majored in sculpture.

She was awarded the 2018 Young Female Residency by The Project Space, a non-profit cultural institution founded by the late Benon Lutaaya in Johannesburg, South Africa. In 2019 Ntlonti attended a residency at the South African Foundation for Contemporary Art (SAFFCA) in Knysna and Saint Emilion, France.

Ntlonti has held three solo exhibitions, Vuthulula and Nothwala impahlana at WHATIFTHEWORLD and Kukho Isililo Somntu II, at Blank Projects, Cape Town. Most recently, she has participated in the group shows 021 – 2021, Stevenson, Amsterdam; Space & Place, Galerie EIGEN + ART, Leipzig, Germany; and RESTUDIO, Johannesburg. In 2019, her work was included in several group exhibitions, including The Female Line, SMAC Gallery; Sans, Open 24HRS; and Unresolved Category, Gallery MOMO in Cape Town, South Africa.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2021 Vuthulula - WHATIFTHEWORLD, Cape Town, South Africa
2020 Nothwala impahlana - WHATIFTHEWORLD, Cape Town, South Africa
2017 Kukho Isililo Somntu II, Blank Projects, Cape Town, South Africa
Kukho Isililo Somntu I, Michaelis Graduate Exhibition, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

Selected Group Exhibitions

2022 / Home Strange Home at WITW x Krone - Twee Jonge Gezellen Wine Estate, Krone x WHATIFTHEWORLD, Tulbagh, South Africa
/ The Phoenix Runway - WHATIFTHEWORLD, Cape Town, South Africa
2021 40 Under 40, Twee Jonge Gezellen Wine Estate, Krone & WHATIFTHEWORLD, Tulbagh, South Africa
Space & Place, Galerie EIGEN + ART, Leipzig, Germany
021 - 2021, Stevenson, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
RESTUDIO, Cunningham Contemporary, Johannesburg, South Africa
2019 “SANS”, Open 24hrs Art, Cape Town, South Africa
The Female Line, SMAC Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
Unresolved Category, Gallery MOMO, Cape Town, South Africa
"... Between my finger and my thumb the squat pen rests. I'll dig with it.” (Performance) Infecting the City, The Slave Lodge, Cape Town, South Africa
Art Joburg, WHATIFTHEWORLD, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa
Cape Town Art Fair, The Project Space, Cape Town Convention Centre, Cape Town
, South Africa
Do you know these 5WomenArtists?, North West University Gallery, Potchefstroom, South Africa
2018 RMB Turbine Art Fair, The Project Space, Johannesburg, South Africa
Sunday Service, The Gallery of the University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa
2017 Greatest Hits, AVA Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
2016 The Portrait (Performance with iQhiya), Documenta 14, Kassel and Athens
iQhiya, AVA Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
Ukuzila: ndiyakuthanda sis'Nosipho, ndiyakuthanda sis’wam (Performance), Infecting the City, Cape Town, South Africa
The Commute Pt II (Performance installation), Institute For Creative Arts Launch, Hiddingh Campus, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
The Commute Pt I (Performance installation), Museum Night, in association with Iziko National Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
The Portrait II (Performance), V & A Waterfront, Museum Night, in association with Iziko National Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
The Portrait I (Performance), Greatmore Studios, #theopening, Cape Town, South Africa
Echoing Voices from Within: Rhodes Must Fall (Performance), University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Barclay’s L’Atelier, Absa Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
2015 Sasol New Signatures, Pretoria Art Museum, Pretoria, South Africa

Permanent Collections

Nedbank Collection