Khanya Mashabela was born in Johannesburg, South Africa and is an art administrator, art historian, critic, lecturer, and poet with a BA (Honours) in Art History from the Michaelis School of Fine Art. She currently lives and works in Cape Town.
Mashabela’s art writing has been published in a number of local and international art publications including Artthrob, Adjective, Mail & Guardian, Contemporary & (Berlin), and Riot Material (Los Angeles). She has exhibited as an artist and poet in a number of independent, artist-led exhibitions in Cape Town.
Khanya Mashabela’s work is featured in the Zeitz MOCAA exhibition, The Main Complaint (2018 – 2019).
Federica Fiumelli has a bachelor’s degree in Visual Arts and a master’s degree at the Academy of Fine Arts of Bologna. She collaborates with Spazio San Giorgio di Bologna and The Whitelight Art Gallery of Milan, she also runs the communication for P420 Contemporary Art, Bologna.
Since 2011 she writes for Vogue online, The Artship, Frattura Scomposta, Wall Street International Magazine, Juliet Art Magazine and Forme Uniche.