Chrisél Attewell

Chrisél Attewell (b. 1994) is a multidisciplinary artist from Johannesburg. She received her BAFA (Fine Arts, Cum Laude) from the University of Pretoria in 2016. Her work has been represented locally and internationally in numerous exhibitions, residencies and art fairs. Attewell was selected as a Sasol New Signatures finalist (2016, 2017) and a Top 100 finalist for the ABSA L’Atelier (2018). Attewell was selected as a 2018 recipient of the Young Female Residency Award, founded by Benon Lutaaya.  Her work was recently showcased at the 2019 Contemporary Istanbul with Berman Contemporary.  Inspired by the traces people leave behind, Attewell’s living environment is often reflected in her work. Her work is experimental in nature and often takes a performative approach to the process of making.

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Chrisel Attewell