Nkule Mabaso

Nkule Mabaso is an artist and curator who graduated with a Fine Arts degree from the University of Cape Town in 2011 and received a Masters in Curating from the Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK) in 2014. She founded the Newcastle Creative Network in Kwazulu Natal in 2011, and has curated exhibitions and organised public talks in Switzerland, Malawi, Tanzania, the Netherlands and South Africa. Nkule has published articles and reviews in Field-Journal (, OnCurating (, Artthrob (, and Africanah ( amongst other platforms. She is currently the Curator at the Michaelis Galleries at the University of Cape Town. Nkule is the co-curator (with Nomusa Makhubu) of the South African pavilion at the 2019 Venice Biennale.