Sunette L. Viljoen, (b. 1985, South Africa) lives and works in Berlin

2014: Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, The Netherlands
2012: Masters in Fine Art (MFA), Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town, South Africa
2007: Bachelor of Arts (BA: Visual arts) (hons) Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Exhibitions (selection)

2023: The Adolescent, Villa Filanda Antonini, Arper Feltrin Foundation, Treviso, Italy
2022: A Different Now is Close Enough to Exhale on You, group exhibition, Goodman Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
2022: Grüße vom Schäfersee, KSOIK, group exhibition, Berlin, Germany
2021: State and Nature, Preludes in Public Space, group exhibition, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany
2021: HOC OPUS HIC, sonsbeek20->24 FORCE TIMES DISTANCE, Arnhem, the Netherlands
2021: Here History Began, group exhibition at SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin, Germany
2020: Exclusive Incline , solo exhibition in collaboration with Egemen Demirci, die raum, Berlin, Germany
2020: Mutadis Mutandis, group exhibition at Studio Giardini, Venice, Italy
2019: Unresolved Category, group exhibition at Gallery Momo, Cape Town, South Africa
2018: Support Structures, Colonial Neighbours archive intervention, SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin, Germany
2018: Added lustre removed, solo exhibition, Manière Noire, Berlin, Germany
2018: Exploring The Sonic Cosmologies of Halim El-Dabh, Dak’Art Biennial, IFAN museum, Dakar, Senegal
2018: The Object Before, group exhibition, Manière Noire, Berlin, Germany
2017: Berufstätige Bevölkerung, group exhibition at Schloss Plüschow, Germany
2017: Embarrat, group exhibition, Museu Fàbrica J.Trepat de Tàrrega, Spain
2016: Räume, group exhibition, 20 Lindenstraße, Berlin, Germany
2016: Grafts (with Blaine Western), Hotel Maria Kapel, Hoorn, The Netherlands
2015: Infocommunicative Processes, povvera, Berlin-Charlottenburg, Germany
2015: Avenue Maintain, Terras, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2015: The plot the plot, Jan van Eyck, Maastricht, The Netherlands
2015: Two striped semi-ornate, Project Probe, Arnhem, The Netherlands
2013: Der Geist im Vakuum, Braunschweig, Germany
2013: IN-, Brundyn+Gonsalves, Cape Town, South Africa
2012: Shoes from Chinese Ships, Salon 91, Cape Town, South Africa
2012: Gallery F12, Stiftung Künstlerdorf Schöppingen, Germany
2012: MFA Grad Show, Michaelis Galleries, Cape Town
2012: Avant Lounge Exotica, Michaelis Upper Gallery, Cape Town
2011: MFA Group Exhibition, Substation Gallery, Johannesburg
2011: Heimlich Manoeuvers, Michaelis Galleries, Cape Town

Awards and Grants
2022: Working Grant, Stiftung Kunstfonds Bonn
2016: Research Grant, Berlin Senate Chancellery
2014: Stichting Studiefonds voor Zuid-Afrikaanse Studenten, Amsterdam, the Netherlands Research Scholarship
2013: Braunschweig Projects, Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig Germany, Fellowship
2011: National Research Foundation – Freestanding Master Scholarship
2010: National Arts Council, South Africa – Individual Bursary Award
2008: Summer Curatorial Intern at the Smithsonian Institution’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum New York City, United States

2020/2021: Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany
2019: Atelier Circulaire, Montreal, Canada
2018: Villa Ruffieux, Sierre, Switzerland
2016: Schloss Plüschow, Germany
2015: Center for Contemporary Art, Andratx, Mallorca
2014: Frans Masereel Centrum, Kasterlee, Belgium
2012: Stiftung Künstlerdorf Schöppingen, Germany

Contact: sunettev at gmail dot com