Mary Sibande (b. 1982, Barberton, Mpumalanga, South Africa ) lives and works in Johannesburg. Sibande’s art ponders on the socio-political issues of the black female in post-Apartheid South Africa. Since graduating in 2007 with a Fine Art B-Tech degree from the University of Johannesburg, her work has been highlighted in various public and private exhibitions, including the Venice Biennale and Paris Photo in 2011. In 2013, she was awarded South Africa’s prestigious Standard Bank Young Artist of the Year in Visual Art. Mary Sibande is represented by Gallery Momo.