Cameron Platter was born in 1978 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He graduated with a BFA in painting from the Michaelis School of Fine Art at the University of Cape Town in 2001. Recent exhibitions include Defying the Narrative: Contemporary Art from West and Southern Africa at Ever Gold [Projects] (San Francisco, 2018); Teen Non_Fiction at 1301PE, Los Angeles (2018); Salami at GNYP Gallery, Berlin (2018); SCREAMING HALLELUJAH at Ever Gold [Projects], San Francisco (2017); U-SAVED-ME at Depart Foundation, Los Angeles (2016); 2015 Artist in Residence at the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA); Public Intimacy: Art and Other Ordinary Acts in South Africa, SFMOMA, San Francisco (2014); Imaginary Fact, Contemporary South African Art and the Archive at the 55th Venice Biennale (2013); De Leur Temps at Musee des Beaux-arts de Nantes (2013); Impressions from South Africa, 1965 to Now at MoMA, New York (2011); Les Rencontres Internationales at Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2014) and The Centre Georges Pomidou, Paris (2010); Le Biennale de Dakar 2010, Dakar, Senegal; Coca-Colonized at Marte Museum, El Salvador (2010); and Absent Heroes at Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town (2010). His work is present in the permanent collections of MoMA, New York; The FRAC Pays de la Loire, France; the Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town; The Margulies Collection, Miami; The Zeitz Collection; and The New Church Collection, Cape Town. His work has been featured in The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, Vice Magazine, NKA Journal of Contemporary African Art, The BBC, Utflukt, Art South Africa, Protocollum, and Artforum. He lives and works in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.

 

Please inquire for available works: info@nullevergoldprojects.com

CV

 

Exhibitions with Ever Gold [Projects]:

Takunda Regis Billiat, Frédéric Bruly Bouabré, Serge Attukwei Clottey, Paa Joe, Troy Makaza, Wycliffe Mundopa, Gareth Nyandoro, Simphiwe Ndzube, Gresham Tapiwa Nyaude, Irvin Pascal, Cameron Platter, Julio Rizhi, Nicola Roos, and Moffat Takadiwa
Defying the Narrative: Contemporary Art from West and Southern Africa
September 8 – October 27, 2018

Cameron Platter
13 Works
June 2-30, 2018

Cameron Platter
SCREAMING HALLELUJAH
April 8 – May 20, 2017

Kate Groobey and Cameron Platter
NADA New York
March 2-5, 2017

 

Cameron Platter
XE-390RAAS2 (Diamond), 2018
Pencil on paper
75.2 x 58.27 inches

 

Cameron Platter
Untitled, 2017
Bronze
40 x 20 x 20 inches
Edition 1 of 3, 2 AP

 

Cameron Platter
Untitled (Whirlpool_02), 2017
Charcoal on paper
35 x 25 inches

 

 

Cameron Platter
Untitled, 2016
Charcoal on paper
90 x 65 centimeters

 

 

Cameron Platter
Untitled, 2016
Charcoal on paper
90 x 64 centimeters

 

 

Cameron Platter
Untitled, 2016
Charcoal on paper
60 x 42 centimeters

 

 

Cameron Platter
Cat, 2016
Pencil and acrylic on paper
70 x 51 inches

 

 

Installation view, SCREAMING HALLELUJAH, Cameron Platter at Ever Gold [Projects], San Francisco, 2017.

 

Cameron Platter
Green chair I, 2017
Carved Jacaranda wood, acrylic paint
33.46h x 17.72w x 15.75d inches

 

 

Cameron Platter
Blue chair I, 2017
Carved Jacaranda wood, acrylic paint
33.46h x 17.72w x 15.75d inches

 

 

Cameron Platter
Green Stool I, 2017
Carved Jacaranda wood, acrylic paint
19.69h x 9.84w x 9.84d inches

 

 

 

CAMERON PLATTER

Born 1978, Johannesburg, South Africa
Lives and works in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
 

 

Education

2001
BFA (Painting), Michaelis School of Fine Art (Cape Town, South Africa)

 

 

Solo Exhibitions

2018
GALAXY AS0-730223NMJ-ZSDSSS at KZNSA (Kwazulu Natal, South Africa)
13 Works at Ever Gold [Projects] (San Francisco, CA)
You Look Like Your Face at Éric Hussenot (Paris)
Salami at GNYP Gallery (Berlin)

2017
Screaming Hallelujah at Ever Gold [Projects] (San Francisco, CA)

2016
U-SAVED-ME at Depart Foundation (Los Angeles, CA)
Scream at Whatiftheworld/ Gallery (Cape Town, South Africa)

2014
Monster at Galerie Hussenot (Paris)
I Saw This at Whatiftheworld/ Gallery (Cape Town, South Africa)

2012
You at Galerie Hussenot (Paris)

2011
Fucking at Whatiftheworld/ Gallery (Cape Town, South Africa)

2010
Hard Times, Great Expectations at Whatiftheworld/ Gallery (Cape Town, South Africa)

2010
I Am Loneliness at Hilger Contemporary (Vienna, Austria)

2009
Black Up That White Ass II at YOUNGBLACKMAN Cape Town, South Africa)

2008
Studio at KNSA Gallery (Durban, South Africa)

2006
Party Time at Blank Projects (Cape Town, South Africa)
Beware the Curves at Blank Projects (Cape Town, South Africa)

2004
Storm at NSA Gallery (Cape Town, South Africa)
The Love is Approaching at João Ferreira Gallery (Cape Town, South Africa)

 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018
Defying the Narrative: Contemporary Art from West and Southern Africa at Ever Gold [Projects] (San Francisco, CA)

2017
Dans Un Ciel Ensoleille at UTA Artist Space (Los Angeles, CA)
Atsala Tsala (A Selection of Contemporary African Art) at Patricia Low Contemporary (Gstaad, Switzerland)

2016
Screening Series – Satterwhite, Platter, Richmond, and Da Corte at Lundgren Gallery (Palma de Mallorca)

2015
Artist in Residence at the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA)
Baboink Arts & Crafts Bar at the Absolut Art Bar at Joburg Art Fair (Johannesburg, South Africa)
Imago Mundi at Fondazione Giorgio Cini (Venice, Italy)
Arte contemporânea na Coleção Sindika Dokolo – You Love Me, You Love Not at Municipal Gallery Almeida Garrett, Porto, Portugal

2014
Public Intimacy, Art and Other Ordinary Acts in South Africa, curated by Frank Smiegel at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (San Francisco, CA)
Brave New World… 20 Years of Democracy, curated by Ernestine White at Iziko South African National Gallery (Cape Town, South Africa)
Global Art Local View for European Monument Day at Mohr-Villa (Münich, Germany)
Burned By The Sun / Quemados Por El Sol at Mallorca Landings (Palma de Mallorca)
Imaginary Fact: South African Art and the Archive, curated by Brenton Maart for the South African Pavillion at the 55th Venice Biennale (Venice, Italy).

2013
Die Nächste Generation VI at Galerie im Traklhaus (Salzburg, Austria)

2012
Beyond Apartheid: Sex, Race, and Politics in Contemporary Africa, curated by Bernardo José de Souza at Galeria Lunara (Porto Alegre, Brazil)
A Perfect Day, curated by Dave Eggers at Westergasfabriek, (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

2011
Absent Heroes, curated by Pam Warne at Iziko South African National Gallery (Cape Town, South Africa)
Impressions from South Africa, 1965 to Now, curated by Judith Hecker at the Museum of Modern Art (New York, NY)
Rencontres Internationales, curated by Nathalie Henon and Jean-Francois Rettig at Haus Der Kultur (Berlin)
Coca-Colonized at Marte Museum (San Salvador, El Salvador)
Africa!, curated by Andre Magnin at Galerie Hussenot (Paris)

2010
Recontres Internationales, curated by Nathalie Henon and Jean-Francois Rettig at Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris)
Coca-Colonized, curated by Claire Breukel at Brot Kunsthalle (Vienna, Austria)
Africa Assume Art Position, curated by Yakouba Konate at Primo Marella Gallery (Milan, Italy)
Contemporary Artists from South Africa, curated by Maia Urstad at Bergen Center for Electronic Arts (Bergen, Norway)
DAK’ART 2010, Biennal of Contemporary African Art (Dakar, Senegal)
Twenty, 20 Years of South African Sculpture at Nirox Foundation (Gauteng, South Africa)
1910-2010: From Pierneef to Gugulective, curated by Riason Naidoo at Iziko South African National Gallery (Cape Town, South Africa)
The Spirit is Not the Idea, Says the Penguin, curated by Katrin Lewinsky at CO-OP (Johannesburg, South Africa)

2009
Clair / Obscur Film Festival, curated by Patrick Bühler (Basel, Switzerland)
Manifesto at CO-OP (Johannesburg, South Africa)
Word Up!, curated by Julia Clark at AVA Gallery (Cape Town, South Africa)
On A Clear Day You Can See Forever at Hilger Contemporary (Vienna, Austria)

2007
Love, curated by Claire Breukel at South Beach Emporium (Miami, Florida)

2006
Rotterdam International Film Festival (Rotterdam, Holland)

2005
KO Video / 1st Durban Video Festival, curated by Greg Streak at Durban Art Gallery (Durban, South Africa)

2004
Negotiate; Conciliation at Johannesburg Art Gallery (Johannesburg, South Africa)
Contra Mundi, curated by Andrew Lamprecht at AVA Gallery (Cape Town, South Africa)
Exchange Views on…, curated by Sophie Solnychkine at Espace Croix-Baragon (Toulouse, France)

2003
Picnic, curated by Andrew Lamprecht at Bell-Roberts (Cape Town, South Africa)
Art as Usual, curated by Christian Nerf at Johannesburg Art Gallery (Johannesburg, South Africa)
Galerie Puta, 2a Dysart Road (Cape Town, South Africa)

2001
YDETAG, curated by Andrew Putter and James Webb at Iziko South African National Gallery (Cape Town, South Africa)
Stolen Painting at Art Night Out (Cape Town, South Africa)

2000
Returning the Gaze, curated by Zayd Minty at One City, Many Cultures (Cape Town, South Africa)
Emergency, curated by Julia Clark at Bell-Roberts (Cape Town, South Africa)