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Faith XLVII

FAITH47 BIOGRAPHY Faith XLVII is an internationally-acclaimed visual artist from South Africa who is currently based in Los Angeles. Through her work she attempts to disarm the strategies of global realpolitik, in order to advance the expression of personal truth. In this way, her work is both an internal and spiritual release that speaks to the complexities of the human condition, its deviant histories and existential search. Channeling the international destinations that have been imprinted on her after two decades of interacting with urban environments as one of the most renowned and prolific muralists, she continues to examine our place in the world. Using a wide range of media intended for gallery settings, her approach is explorative and substrate appropriate, including found and rescued objects, shrine construction, painting, projection mapping, video installation, printmaking and drawings. The seeds for Faith’s works begin with a raw intimacy. Exploring the duality of human relationships, her imagery carries the profound weight of our interconnectedness. While some people see a dilapidated building as proof that the world is purging itself of the unwanted, Faith is reclaiming these forgotten elements with a sensuality of her own and presenting them with a virtuoso’s skill-set. SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND PROJECTS: 2018 Short Film Festival CortoLovere, Italy Mana Contemporary Group Exhibition, Moniker Art Fair, New York Grand Opening Mirus Gallery, Denver, USA Beyond The Streets, Los Angeles Moniker Art Fair, London 2017 Artscape Festival, Sweden Dislocation, Group Show, Everard Read Gallery – Cape Town, South Africa Art Republic Mural Project– Jacksonville, USA Art Miami, Juxtapoz Clubhouse installation – Miami, USA Invisible Exhibition, The Centre for the Less Good Idea, Johannesburg Cape Town Art Fair, Cape Town, South Africa Urban Currents, group show, Gallerie Kirk – Denmark Digard Auction, Tribute to Paris – Paris, France Magic Cities exhibition, Munich, Germany the UrbanArt Biennale® – UNESCO Voelklinger Huette World heritage site, Germany. Homeless, group exhibition curated by Axel Void – Miami Art Council Public art intervention – New Orleans, USA Urban Nation Museum, group exhibition and public art intervention – Berlin, Germany 2016 XX: A moment in time – Saatchi Gallery, London Cities of Hope Mural Project – Manchester, UK Inter|urban Mural Project – Cleaveland USA Freedom as Form Group Exhibition – Wunderkameren Gallery – Milan, Italy PM10 – Urban Nation Museum Group Exhibition – Berlin, Germany Agitprop, Brooklyn museum – New York, USA Wynwood Walls, Art Basel – Miami, USA 2015 Aqua Regalia Solo Exhibition – Jonathan Levine Gallery, New York,USA Pow Wow Taiwan – Taipei, Taiwan Landfill Meditation Street Intervention – Johannesburg, South Africa Art Liberté Group Exhibition, Du Mur de Berlin – Gare de l’Est, Paris, France Dragon Tiger Mountain Mural Project – Nanachang, China Ono’u Mural Project – Tahiti Festival Mural – Montreal, Canada The Psychic Power of Animals Street Intervention – New York, USA Murals for Oceans Expedition Mural Project – Cozumel, Mexico 2014 Aqua Regalia Solo Exhibition – London, UK Berlin Wall 25th Anniversary Group Show – Paris, France Library Street Collective Group Show – Basel, Miami, USA Redux Group Show – Inoperable Gallery, Vienna, Austria Artscape Mural Project – Malmo, Sweden 5 Sector Mural Project – Glasgow, Scotland Djerbahood – Djerba, Tunisia Forest for the Trees Mural Project – Portland, USA Rencontres Australes d’Imaitsoanala – Antananaraivo, Madagascar Outdoor Urban Art Festival – Rome, Italy The Art of Collaboration Wynwood Walls, Basel – Miami, USA Artesano Mural Project – Rio San Juan, Dominican Republic 2013 Women on the Walls Group Exhibition, Jeffrey Deitch and Wynwood Walls – Miami, USA Wooster Collective 10 Year Anniversary Show, Jonathan Levine Gallery – New York, USA XII. Into the Dark Group Exhibition – Unit44, The Victoria Tunnel, Newcastle, UK Brotkunsthalle Group Show – Vienna, Austria Beyond Eden Group Exhibition – Thinkspace Gallery, Los Angeles, USA Anniversary Group Show – White Walls Gallery, San Francisco, USA Memorie Urbane Mural Project – Gaeta, Italy Sculptura Viva International Symposium – San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy Nuart Mural Project – Stavanger, Norway MAUS Mural Project – Malaga, Spain Avant-Garde Urbano Mural Project – Tudela de Navarra, Spain Los Muros Hablan Mural Project – San Juan, Puerto Rico Pow Wow Mural Project – Hawaii 2012 Fragments of a Burnt History Solo Exhibition – David Krut Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa Antenna Garden Dal & Faith47 exhibition – Rtist Gallery, Melbourne, Australia International Women, Warrington Museum Group Exhibition – London, UK Mural Project – Tel Aviv, Israel Aarhus International Mural Project – Aarhus, Denmark Group Show, Kulturhuset – Stockholm, Sweden Mural Project – Sion, Switzerland Mural Project – Melun, France Wall Therapy Mural Project – Rochester, New York, USA Wynood Walls – Miami, USA 2011 Urban Painting Group Show – Milan, Italy Group Exhibition – Wuppertal Museum, Germany Group Exhibition – Warrington Museum, London, UK Gossip Well Told Group Show – Blackall Studio, London, UK Les murs litinerrance Group Show – Paris, France Urban Mural Project – Greece City Leaks Mural Project – Cologne, Germany Inner Walls Mural Project – Milan, Italy Batelier Mural Project – Slovakia 2010 Moniker Art Fair – London, UK Design For Humanity Group Exhibition – Thinkspace, Los Angeles, USA For Those Who Live In It Group Exhibition – Mu Gallery, Eindhoven, Netherlands Le Salon Du Cercle De La Culture Group Show – Circle Culture Gallery, Berlin, Germany Stroke03 Art Fair – Berlin, Germany Escape Art Fair – Vienna, Austria Biennial – Sao Paulo, Brazil Focus10 Art Fair – Switzerland Urbanus International Mural Project – China Muao Mural Project – A Coruna, Spain 2009 The Generations Group Show – The Showroom Gallery, New York, USA Epitaph Solo Show – Mrego, Brussels, Belgium Four Group Show – 34 Long Fine Art Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa Artotale International Mural Project – Lueneberg, Germany 2008 The Restless Debt Of Third World Beauty Solo Show – Atm Gallery, Berlin, Germany 1st Internationale Graffiti Bienale – Belo Horizonte, Brazil Anything Could Happen Group Exhibition – Carmichael Gallery, Los Angeles, USA 2007 Be Girl Be Mural Project – Intermedia Arts, Minneapolis, USA Pick Of The Harvest Group Exhibition – Thinkspace Gallery, Los Angeles, USA 2006 Lines Of Attitude Group Exhibition and Mural Project – South Africa And Kenya 2005 Subglob Group Exhibition – Orebro, Sweden Go Gallery Group Exhibition – Amsterdam

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