Francois KnoetzeStill: The Subterranean Imprint Archive
Based in Cape Town, Francois KNOETZE is a performance artist, sculptor and filmmaker. He graduated from Rhodes University and Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town. He is known for his sculptural suits and experimental video art. In his work, Knoetze “retraces the life cycles of discarded objects and explores junctures between material and social histories”. He has had both solo and group exhibitions at venues such as Gallery MOMO, Dakar Biennale and ZKM. With Amy Louise Wilson, he founded Lo-Def Film Factory, a South African participatory community cinema initiative.
(selection) Cape Mongo (2015, video), Virtual Frontiers (2017, VR), The Subterranean Imprint Archive (2021, VR)
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