LADY SKOLLIE

BIOGRAPHY

(b. 1987, Cape Town, South Africa)

BIOGRAPHY

Lady Skollie (born Laura Windvogel) is a feminist artist and activist from Cape Town, South Africa. She graduated with a degree in History of Art and Dutch Literature from the University of Cape Town in 2009 and her subsequent solo exhibitions include Vroeg Ryp, Vroeg Vrot, 2015, Stevenson Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa; Ask for what you want, WorldArt Gallery, 2015, Cape Town, South Africa; ‘The only reason’, 2014, Stevenson Gallery RAMP Project, Cape Town, South Africa and Skattie Celebrates Laura Windvogel, Association for Visual Arts Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa, 2017.Her highly-anticipated first solo show at Everard Read Johannesburg opens at the end of May 2019.

Filled with bold colour, god-like figures and suggestive fruits, Lady Skollie’s work revolves around themes of gender, sex and the politics of lust, as well as her musings on identity.

 

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EXHIBITIONS

2019

Art X Lagos, featured artist, Everard Read, Johannesburg, South Africa

Weakest Links, Eastside Projects, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Good & Evil, Everard Read CIRCA, Johannesburg, South Africa

2017

 Lust Politics, Tyburn Gallery, London, UK.

2015

One-Night, Worldart Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa

Vroeg Ryp, Vroeg Vrot, Stevenson Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa

2014

Skattie Celebrates, Association for Visual Arts Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa.