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Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi
Johannesburg, South Africa


Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi is a multi-form artist based in Johannesburg, South Africa whose work has garnered international acclaim. Her series “Heros” depicts a diverse range of personalities, some familiar and others less so, thus immediately raising questions about the concept of “hero”and prompting viewers to ask themselves, “Should I know this person?” Each canvas measures 50x50cm, rendering figures just slightly larger than life, in a square, frontal format reminiscent of an ID photo. Installation at eye-level flattens the hierarchy between subjects and reinforces a sense of familiarity, but the faces […]


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