Dina Zoe Belluigi : Curriculum Vitae


Qualifications:
2005 - present Master of Education
2002 Master of Fine Art Degree, Rhodes University, South Africa
Thesis title: BROKEN VESSELS: The im-possibility of remembrance and recollection in the works of Anselm Kiefer, Christian Boltanski, William Kentridge and Santu Mofokeng. (see Addendum A)
Exhibition title: mneme
Consisting of over 50 paintings, projections, drawings, photographs and a video piece; concerned with the representation of memory in the family snapshot
1998 Bachelor of Fine Art Degree (with distinction), Rhodes University, South Africa
Majoring in Painting; Philosophy of Art; Classical Civilisations.
Awards and Prizes:
2005 National Arts Council - Individual funding for Visual Arts
2005 Eastern Cape Provincial Arts Council Funding
2000 National Arts Council Senior Bursary
1999 National Research Foundation Bursary
1999 Raymond Pullen Bursary
1998 David Adolph Bradlow Scholarship for Top Humanities Student
1998 Rhodes Masters Degree Scholarship
Community work:
2005 Adjudication for the Eastern Cape Schools Eisteddfod (painting, drawing, photography & Special Schools sections)
2003 - 2005 Photogram workshops for the Eastern Cape Schools Eisteddfod and the National Schools Festival
2004 Print-making workshops for the Eastern Cape Schools Eisteddfod and the National Schools Festival
2001 3-D workshop for the National Schools Festival (team leader)
2000 Painting of Social Welfare Office, Grahamstown
Curated exhibitions:
2003 Console (co-curator with Zach Taljaard) (group show), Carinus Art Centre, The National Arts Festival, Grahamstown
Selected Exhibitions:
2006 Unbridled (solo show), The School of Fine Art, Rhodes University, The National Arts Festival, Grahamstown
2006 Unbridled (solo show), The Prince Vincent Building, Klein Karoo Nationale Kunstefees, Oudsthoorn
2005 Paperworks (group show), The 1820 Settlers Monument, The National Arts Festival, Grahamstown
2005 Through the Looking Glass (group show), Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg
2005 Through the Looking Glass (group show), Durban Art Gallery, Durban
2004 Women (group show), Rust-en-Vrede Art Gallery, Durbanville
2004 Sasol New Signatures, Pretoria
2003 Console (participating artist and co-curator) (group show), Carinus Art Centre, The National Arts Festival, Grahamstown
2003 Brett Kebble Art Awards, International Conference Centre, Cape Town
2002 Represented by Trent Read, Knysna Art Gallery, Knysna
2001 mneme (solo show), The Power Station, The National Arts Festival, Grahamstown
2002 Reconstitution (artwork in collaboration with Brent Meistre) (group show), School of Fine Art, Rhodes University, The National Arts Festival, Grahamstown
2001 mneme (Masters Submission Exhibition), School of Fine Art, Rhodes University
2000 Dual exhibition with Godfrey Setti, School of Fine Art, Rhodes University
2000 Artists of Grahamstown (DART) (group show), Albany Museum, Grahamstown
1997 Solo exhibition, Hospice House, Grahamstown
Texts on Dina Zoe Belluigi's work:
2006 The Stories We Tell: Narrative and Authorship in Dina Zoe Belluigi's unbridled by Dr Samantha Vice
2006 Artificer of Seams: The Digital Joinery of Dina Zoe Belluigi's unbridled by Dr Deborah Seddon
2001 The (im)possibility of memory as painting in Dina Belluigi's mneme by Gerhard Schoeman
Selected texts by Dina Zoe Belluigi on other artists' work:
2006 Excavating Illuminations: Scratching the textured surfaces of Tammy Griffin's 'Intimate Circuits', in catalogue published by the artist
2006 S/watch by Genevieve Bateman
2004 Denoting absence: some notes on Brent Meistre's 'San', in catalogue published by the artist
2001 Detritus on Brent Meistre's 'Rode', in catalogue published by the artist
Current employment:
2003 - 2005 Teaching at the Rhodes University Fine Art Department, South Africa