Athi-Patra Ruga glistens and glows at Performa 17

Mail & Guardian | Milisuthando Bongela:

Decorated East London-born Athi-Patra Ruga is currently in New York wreaking performance havoc at Performa 17 in a show the New York Timess Hillary Moss desrcibed as “beyond brilliant”. The Performa Biennial is the biggest and most anticipated performance art fair in the world.  The cream of the international art world’s crop (including curator Okwui Enwezor, artist Carrie Mae Weems, curator and art dealer Jeffrey Deitch, artist and photographer Cindy Sherman) were at this year’s biennial titled Beloved Country, and honoured Enwezor last night… Read more

Image: Taking on the Big Apple: Performance artist Athi-Patra Ruga