Russel Hlongwane Mentorship Awards recipient

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  • Building Beyond


  • Artistic Research
  • Design
  • Film
  • Performance


  • South Africa

Russel Hlongwane is a cultural producer from Durban, South Africa. His work enquires about the effects of heritage, modernity, culture, and tradition on black life. Russel's practice spans creative research, cultural production, performance, design theory, writing, film, and curatorship. He is currently pursuing a Master of Philosophy in southern urbanism at the African Centre for Cities, University of Cape Town.  He is a member of working groups spread across the African continent and internationally.  Russel has shown work extensively across Europe as well as Argentina, Japan, the United Arab Emirates, and throughout South Africa.  

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