Bongani Mkhonza has been working as a Curator for the UNISA Art Gallery and Art Collection for nine years. Prior to that Mkhonza worked as an Educational Officer for the Durban Art Gallery, in the Kwa-Zulu Natal Province in South Africa. His curatorial experience includes a variety of operational planning, budgeting, management, coordinating, and administrative duties for the Gallery. Bongani has curated art exhibitions nationally in South Africa and travelled some of the exhibitions internationally to countries like Vienna, and Belgrade in Eastern Europe. He holds a Master’s Degree and currently working towards completing his Doctorate Degree in Art History and Philosophy in 2019. His research study focuses on decolonizing the university art collections. In his capacity as a Curator, he maintains and reports on a broad spectrum of advisory and acquisition committees. Bongani has also produced catalogues for international exhibitions and the UNISA art collection. In his professional career that spans over 18 years, Bongani has been committed to working in a field that promotes South African contemporary art. Moreover, he admires the contribution that the university art collections make in preservation of diverse cultures in South African.
Bongani Mkhonza's contributions to the objects section of this website: