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Founded in 1979, October Gallery, in central London, exhibits innovative, contemporary art from around the world. For over 40 years, October Gallery has pioneered the development of the Transvangarde - the trans-cultural avant-garde.



Sandile Zulu was born in 1962, in Ixopo, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, and now lives and works in Johannesburg. Since graduating from the University of the Witwatersrand in the early 1990Õs he has exhibited extensively, locally as well as in the United States, Germany, France, Sweden, Scotland and the Seychelles. He has received many international awards and is represented in public, corporate and private collections around the world, including the South African National Gallery. Sandile Zulu: Planetary Cycle is presented in association with Michael Stevenson, Cape Town.

Galaxy 4 by Sandile Zulu
Galaxy 4

Galaxy 5 by Sandile Zulu
Galaxy 5
Planetary Conception 5 by Sandile Zulu
Planetary Conception 5
Selected solo exhibitions
2005  Fire This Time: Planetary Cycle, October Gallery, London, UK
2004  KVD, Schlossausstellung, Dachau, Germany
2003  Points of the Delta, Michael Stevenson, Cape Town, SA
1998  Camouflage, Millennium Gallery, Pretoria, SA
1997  Artomic Project 1, Santon Civic Gallery, Johannesburg, SA
Artomic Project 2, Zola Gallery, France
1995  Fire!, Rembrandt Gallery, Johannesburg, SA

Selected group exhibitions
2004  Personal Affects: Power and Politics in Contemporary South African Art, Museum for African Art, New York, USA (catalogue)
Tremor: Contemporary South African Art, Palais des Beaux Arts of Charlerois, Bussels, Belgium (catalogue)
A Decade of Democracy: South African Art 1994-2004 from the permanent collection of Iziko: South African National Gallery, Cape Town, SA
2003  Coexistence: Contemporary Cultural Production in South Africa, The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA and the South African National Gallery, Cape Town, SA (catalogue)
2002  Klein Karoo National Arts Festival, Klein Karoo, SA (catalogue)
2001  Frank, Millennium II Gallery, Johannesburg, SA
1999  Liberated Voices, Museum for African Art, New York, USA
Celsius (new) Art from (new) SA, IFA Gallery, Bonn, Germany
1998  6th Biennale of Contemporary Art, National Gallery, Seychelles
Dreams and Clouds, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden
FNB Vita Art Exhibition, Sandton Gallery, Johannesburg
1997  New Art from South Africa, Talbot Rice Gallery, The University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Collecting Ourselves, Wits Galleries, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, SA
Graft, 2nd Johannesburg Biennale, South African National Gallery, Cape Town, SA
1996  FNB Vita Art Now, Johannnesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg, SA
Common and Uncommon Ground, Atlanta, USA
South Africa: At the Forefront, October Gallery, London, UK
1995  Identification, Reunion Island
1994  Art/Omi Open Day, New York, USA

2004  In team, residency, Dachau,Germany
2000  Civitella Ranieri Fellowship Award, Italy (Residency)
1998   The President's Award, Grand Prize, 6th Biennale of Contemporary Art, Seychelles

South African National Gallery, Cape Town (catalogue)
Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg
Sandton Art Gallery, Sandton
Gauteng Legislature, Johannesburg
University of Cape Town, Cape Town
Vodacom, Midrand
MTN, Sandton
Billiton, Johannesburg
Deutsche Securities, Sandton
Sasol Collection, Johannesburg
Dimension Data, Johannesburg (catalogue)
Arabella Sheraton Hotel, Cape Town (catalogue)
The Museum for African Art, New York
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