Antonia Brown

A Waist of Agapanthus, 2020

How to Sand Cast a Deep Onion Coin, 2019

Liver Heat, 2019

Slit, 2018

The Same Sore Sounder, 2018

The Stone Eye Serves No Purpose, 2017

Madonna and Helicopter, 2016


born in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

based between Cape Town and Brussels


BFA (cum laude) University of Witwatersrand

MFA (cum laude) Piet Zwart Institute


Upcoming (Selected)

Lokal-INT, Biel, Switzerland, December 2021

Gaslight, Pracownia Portretu, Lodz, Poland, September 2021

Het Nieuwe Institute, Rotterdam, July 2021

EMAF, Osnabrück, Germany, April 2021

Pool, Johannesburg, March 2021


Solo Exhibitions

Mouth at each end, Cite des Arts, Paris, 2017

The Floating world, Joubert Park, Johannesburg, 2014

A heap of broken images, where the sun beats, Substation Gallery, Johannesburg, 2013


Selected Group Exhibitions

Thoreau vs pasta, Club of Mult, Mals, Italy, 2019

The Skin Shedding Tears, Grotto, Brussels, 2019

Buffer Zones, Platform, Vaasa, 2018

Fictitious Legacies, Island, Brussels 2018

Aussi pâle que le plafond du living, Maison des arts, Brussels, 2018

Sobre que voce esta sonhando quando seu marido esta pescando a noite? Galeria do Sol, Porto, 2017

Embrace Tiger and Return to Mountain, Alma Martha, Cape Town, 2016

Aperto, Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Italy, 2016

Loving on borrowed time, Smith Gallery, Cape Town, 2016

How blushing foot and scissors met on the fourth floor of Atlas, Kalashnikov, Johannesburg, 2016

Sketch, Smith Gallery, Cape Town, 2016

Poetics of Relation, (Live in your) HEAD, Geneva, 2015

Slippery sessions, Point of order, Johannesburg, 2015

Newwork 14, Wits Art Museum, Johannesburg, 2014

Summer editions, Autocentre, Berlin, 2014

The Life of Forms, Johannesburg Workshop for Theory and Criticism, Goethe on Main, 2013

Again, and then again, as well, too, Wits Art Museum, Johannesburg, 2013

Whitman Independent, Bioscope, Johannesburg, 2013


Awards/ Prizes

Martienssen prize, July 2013

Bright Young Thing, Art South Africa Magazine, September 2014

Top Graduate Prize, Newwork14, December 2014



Fondazione Ratti, Como, Italy, 2016

Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris, 10/ 2016- 04/2017

Decoatelier, Brussels, July 2018