Jamal Nxedlana

Jamal Nxedlana (born in 1985, Durban; lives Johannesburg South Africa) is a visual artist and cultural organiser. He is in the unique position of being both a cultural producer and the founder of a number of independent organisations which support the South Africa arts community. 

His own work explores themes of race, identity and postcolonialism. He is the founder of Bubblegum Club, a cultural organisation and digital platform that showcases art and cultural production. He is also a founding member of the artistic collective CUSS Group. Over the last decade, this Johannesburg based collective has explored the hybrid culture of postpost-colonial South Africa. 

Nxedlana’s work were recently featured in The New Black Vanguard, a seminal book and exhibition addressing the radical transformation taking place in fashion and art today.