Naadira Patel

July 2016

Naadira Patel was born in 1988. She lives and works in Johannesburg, South Africa.


Naadira Patel works in different fields of video, collaborative research projects and public art. She has an MA in Cultural Analysis, University of Amsterdam, 2015 and a BA in Fine Arts, from Wits University, Johannesburg, 2010.

Recent Activities
Solo exhibitions:
Grammars of Desire, The Parking Gallery, New Doornforntein, Johannesburg
Group exhibitions:
HereThere, A Conversation between Michaelis and WITS Masters students, Michaelis Galleries, University of Cape Town
The Life of Forms, JWTC 2013 Project Space, Goethe on Main Gallery, Johannesburg
Into Thin Air, Artyč, online exhibition
Out Of Thin Air, Stevenson Gallery, Cape Town
Joburg, Joburg, Orlando and Wemmerpan: Interventions at Santarama Miniland, Rosettenville, Johannesburg
NewWork 2010, Wits Fine Arts Graduate Show, Main Street Life, Maboneng, Johannesburg
Martiennsen Prize exhibition, Museum Africa, Newtown
Grotesque: The Elusive Figure, The Substation, Wits School of Arts
I Was So Much Older Then, Moja Modern Contemporary Art Gallery, Johannesburg
Top Achievers Show, Wits Gallery, Wits School of Arts