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Sultana Haukim, selected by Hedwig Fijen, Director Manifesta and Thomas Peutz, Director NASA art space (NASA is the former SMART Project Space), will be our guest till the end of July. Sultana Haukim (1974) is born in Mauritius Island in the Indian Ocean east from the continent Africa. She graduated in Fine Arts at the Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Fine Arts in Mauritius and is a member of pARTage Association of contemporary artist in Mauritius. She has participated in several local and international exhibitions in Tanzania, Kenya, Sri Lanka, China, India and in South Africa.

"The themes for my work seem often to develop from personal experiences towards certain issues that I am faced with as a woman and a human being. Being a Muslim woman in a multicultural society- Mauritius- I find myself in between two worlds – one in which woman are confined to the cultural and religious codes of the patriarchal Islam and the other to the different social structures existing on the island. I guess my inspiration started there. In my work I try to analyze issues such as the concept of beauty as seen by the women herself and by the society, the objectification of women, oppression, abortion, genital mutilation and sexual discrimination."

Sultana Haukim
Mauritius
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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
Ruan Hoffmann
Krishna Luchoomun
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
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