About Gabrielle Goliath: Born in Kimberley (1983), Goliath received her diploma in fashion design from Witwatersrand Technikon (now University of Johannesburg) in 2003. Currently working towards the completion of a Masters degree in fine art at Wits University, she holds a double major undergraduate Bachelors degree in English literature and fine art. Winner of the Art’s Alive/JHB City Exhibition, and joint winner of the Martienssen Prize, both in 2007, her work video work, Bouquet II, was shortlisted for the 2008 Sasol New Signatures. She participated in Quatre contes, a group show curated by Thembinkosi Goniwe at Gallery Momo, Johannesburg.
About Hasan and Husain Essop: Born in Cape Town (1985), the Essop twins completed their fine art studies at Michaelis School of Fine Art in 2006. They debuted their distinctive, collaborative photographs on The Loaded Lens (2007), a photographic group exhibition at the Goodman Gallery Cape. Invited to participate on the tenth Havana Biennial (March 27 – April 20, 2009), their work has appeared on Spier Contemporary (2007-8), a travelling award exhibition, and at Art Basel, Switzerland (2008).
About Reshma Chhiba: Born in Johannesburg (1983), Chhiba holds a Bachelors degree in Fine Art from Wits University (2003). She has participated on numerous group exhibitions, including Women: Photography and New Media at the Johannesburg Art Gallery (2006) and Impossible Monsters (2007) at Art Extra; she held her debut solo exhibition, titled Kali (2008), at the same venue. Joint winner of the Martiennsen Prize in 2003, she was selected by the Goethe Institute to train and work as an art mediator on Documenta12, in Kassel, Germany. She is currently completing her Masters degree in Fine Art at Wits.