Gina van der Ploeg
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Approaching Timelessness, 2020
Archival inkjet image on Hahnemuhle German etching paper
29.7 x 42cm
Grace Mokalapa was born in Soweto in 1992. From a young age, Grace developed an interest in drawing and painting as well as a curiosity in astronomy and philosophy – these ideologies and practices sparked a passion within her. After completing her secondary education, she was accepted to study Visual Arts at the University of Witwatersrand. Grace graduated in 2015 with a BA degree in Fine Arts and later became a recipient of the Studio Bursary at Assemblage Studios funded by the African Arts Trust. Grace Mokalapa is currently working as an independent artist. Her work often evoking experience(s) with altered spaces, an amalgamation between art and science.