Artist

Hasan and Husain Essop

Born in Cape Town, 1985 and lives in Cape Town

Hasan and Husain Essop graduated from the Michaelis School of Fine Art at University of Cape Town in 2006 with Bachelor of Fine Art degrees, majoring in Printmaking and Photography respectively. Continuing their studies in 2009; they completed their Postgraduate Diploma in Art, at Michaelis.
Recent exhibitions include ‘Figures & Fictions: Contemporary South African Photography’, 2011, at the Victoria and Albert Museum, England, ‘Peek-a-boo Current South Africa’, 2011, at The Helsinki Art Museum, Finland, ‘The Dakar Biennale’, 2010, and ‘BREDAPHOTO 2010’, The Netherlands.
Past exhibitions include ‘Spier Contemporary’, 2007, at the Spier Estate, Stellenbosch and Johannesburg Art Gallery, ‘The Loaded Lens’, 2007, and ‘Power Play’, 2008, at The Goodman Gallery, South Africa, The Johannesburg Art Fair and Art 39 Basel (both in 2008). They have also participated in the prestigious Havana Biennale under the theme, ‘Integration and Resistance in the Global Age’ in 2009. They are represented in the Johannesburg Art Gallery, Durban Art Gallery and the Spier Collections as well as in local and international private collections.

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Hasan and Husain Essop: Unrest
Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde presents South African artists Hasan and Husain Essop’s second solo...
16 Nov 2015 - 07 Jan 2016
Isabelle van den Eynde
Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi
Exhibitions
The Wretched of the Screen / 2019
The group show “The Wretched of the Screen” brings together the works of six artists –...
25 Jun 2019 - 24 Aug 2019
Goodman Gallery Cape Town
Cape Town