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jonathan garnham

Jonathan Garnham is an artist and director of ‘blank projects’, an independent project space showcasing visual arts in Cape Town. He left South Africa in the late eighties and obtained his MFA at the University of the Arts in Berlin after which he co- founded ‘kunst+technik’, an association of artists and architects working between the disciplines and in new media who became well known for their legendary bar and exhibition space in Berlin-Mitte in the late nineties. He lived and worked in Berlin as an artist and independent curator for 10 years and in 2002 he returned to South Africa and now lives in Cape Town. He was the Head of the Department of Art and Design at the College of Cape Town from 2005 - 2006 and in 2007 was the Project Coordinator for the CAPE 07 Bienale. He was elected chairman of VANSA Western Cape in 2006 and continues to serve in this capacity.