SERGE ALAIN NITEGEKA
Born 1983 in Burundi. Lives in Johannesburg. He completed his undergraduate studies in 2009 and is currently finishing his Master’s degree at the University of the Witwatersrand. He won the Robert Hodgins Prize at Wits University in 2008, and the Tollman Award for the Visual Arts in 2010. He was selected for the Dakar Biennale in 2010 and awarded a Fondation Jean Paul Blachère prize. He was a festival artist at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown in 2011, showing a new installation in the Gallery in the Round. Group exhibitions include Space, Ritual, Absence: Liminality in South African visual art at the FADA Gallery, University of Johannesburg (2011); Time’s Arrow at the Johannesburg Art Gallery (2010); and Beyond the Line at the Goethe-Institut in Johannesburg (2008). Serge Alain Nitegeka is included on My Joburg at La Maison Rouge, Paris (21 June – 22 September 2013), and on This House, part of Nouvelles vagues, a program of exhibitions by young curators at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris (20 June – 9 September 2013).