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Kheto Lualuali (1965) was a guest of the Thami Mnyele Foundation in 2002, when he was preparing his exhibition at the Netherlands Institute for Southern Africa.
The artwork of the Mozambican artist Kheto Lualuali can be divided in seven different phases. According to Lualuali, these phases represent his ‘archives’, which are made up of different artistic forms and styles, or techniques that the artist tries to develop continuously. The theme of his artwork refers to the human being and la condition humaine. At times we only see forms, like a hat on top of two legs, at other times we can discern more distinct figures, almost in permanent movement. Indefinite images, which seem to be hiding something that the painter doesn’t want to reveal. Sometimes we seem to see a world we already know, but then we get lost; the viewer looks for a beacon, but Lualuali refuses to give us one. His paintings invite us to engage in a continuous dialogue. What we saw yesterday, will that be the same tomorrow?
From 1993 Kheto has dedicated himself entirely to the fine arts. Since then he has participated in various group exhibitions and has had seven individual shows in Mozambique and abroad. Kheto Lualuali lives and works in Amsterdam.

Kheto Lualuali
Mozambique
Atang Tshikare
Aline Xavier
Haroon Gunn-Salie
Jody Brand
Ziyanda Majozi
Emmanuel Iduma
Simangaliso Sibiya
Razia Barsatie
Jabu Arnell
Tiisetso Molobi
Lazi Mathebula
Pamela Clarkson
Atta Kwami
Mongezi Ncaphayi
Em'kal Eyongakpa
Atef Berredjem
Rehema Chachage
Mohamed Ahmed Abdel Rasoul
Moshekwa Langa
Bernard Akoi-Jackson
Helen Zeru Araya
Admire Kamudzengerere
Zanele Muholi
Lara Bourdin
Awaad Issa
Ashraf Moneim
Louis Boshoff
Krishna Luchoomun
Ruan Hoffmann
Sultana Haukim
Adriaan de Villiers
Michele Tabor
Koyo Kouoh
Viktor Ekpuk
Santu Mofokeng
Mihret Kebede
Nisren Abasher Ahmed
Hasan and Husain Essop
Leo Lefort
Ndikhumbule Ngqinambi
Akirash
Akintunde Akinleye
Ruan Hoffmann
Michael Tsegaye
Adriaan de Villiers
Zanele Muholi
Hadia Gana
James Iroha Uchechukwu
Mahmoud Khaled
Sarah Erzfinke
Batoul Shimi
Thierry Mandon
Gabriel Kemzo Malou
Ngone Fall
Odili Donald Odita
Dineo Seshee Bopape
Victor Ekpuk
Doreen Southwood
Clifford Charles
Assefa Gebrekidan
Guy Wouete
Thulani Shongwe
Nicholas Hlobo
Doreen Southwood
Odili Donald Odita
Rehab El Sadek
Papisto Boy
John Murray
Isaac Carlos
Rose Kirumira
Dominique Zinkpè
Senzeni Marasela
Tarek Zaki
Kheto Lualuali
Meshac Gaba
Rafs Mayet
Henk Rossouw
Nawaal Deane
Darryl Accone
Louis Mhlanga
Krishna Luchoomun
Moss Mogale
Samson Kambalu
Abrie Fourie
Dominique Fontaine
Ilse Pahl
Saliou Traore
Alassane Drabo
Harry Mutasa
Moshekwa Langa
Jeremy Wafer
Artists 1992-1998 >>