Tracey Rose (b. 1974) is based in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Showing the mark of the hand, this print with its series of small drawings is described by Tracey as ‘a journey into paranoia’. Half A was digitally printed on white Hahnemühle etching paper, and lasercut by Lightworks, Johannesburg under the supervision of Andrew Meintjes.
Tracey Rose was born in 1974 in Durban, and currently lives and works in Johannesburg, South Africa. She received her B.A. in Fine Arts from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, in 1996, and earned a Masters of Fine Arts from Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK, in 2007. In 2006, she was named one of the 50 greatest cultural figures coming out of Africa by The Independent newspaper in London, UK. Rose has had solo presentations in South Africa, as well as in Europe and the Americas, has been featured in major international events such as the Venice Biennale in 2001 and her work has been included in seminal exhibitions such as Snap Judgments: New Positions in Contemporary African Photography and Africa Remix. Tracey Rose: Waiting for God, the artist’s mid-career retrospective, was held at the Johannesburg Art Gallery in 2011. The exhibition was co-produced with Bildmuseet, Umeå University, Sweden, where it traveled to in September 2011.
Rose will be creating new work for this year’s much anticipated Performa 17.