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Justice Mukhelli | ART X Lagos 2022

For our debut at ART X LAGOS 2022, Affinity Art Gallery is pleased to present SWIMMING UPSTREAM, a collection of paintings, ceramics and an installation by Anne Adams, Damilola Onosowobo, Justice Mukhelli and Nene Mahlangu. Justice Mukhelli is a self-taught multidisciplinary artist working as a fine art photographer, painter, and film director. He is based […]

For our debut at ART X LAGOS 2022, Affinity Art Gallery is pleased to present SWIMMING UPSTREAM, a collection of paintings, ceramics and an installation by Anne Adams, Damilola Onosowobo, Justice Mukhelli and Nene Mahlangu.

Justice Mukhelli is a self-taught multidisciplinary artist working as a fine art photographer, painter, and film director. He is based in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Mukhelli uses his medium and subject matter as a channel through which to process his own lived experiences. His creative modes allow him to reach deeper understandings of the processes that lead him to this point. His works explore themes of race, gender, sexuality, love, hope, innocence. His pieces have come to evoke a characteristic gentleness, vulnerability and tender discomfort.
He has exhibited his works extensively internationally including An Esoteric Voyage Through Ecstasy, Redd Gallery, Chaniá, Greece, 2019, Also Known as Africa, Art Fair, Paris, represented by Dyman Galler, 2019, and Boys Don’t Cry, Artsy online exclusive, Redd Gallery, Chaniá, Greece, 2021.

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