Cirriculum Vitae

Hannalie Taute (b. 1977) started her life’s journey in a small town called Fochville, (Gauteng) South Africa.

For more than a decade, Hannalie Taute primarily focuses her attention on working with found objects. Five years ago, she tried her hand at working with rubber and particularly inner tractor tubes and in 2012 she added embroidery to her list of preferred media.

In 2000, Taute obtained a National Higher Diploma in Fine Art at PE Technicon (now the NNMU). Her first solo exhibition called: “Siembamba- let’s play pretend” in 2004 was held at the Joao Ferreira Gallery in Cape Town.  Her recent solo exhibition: “Incognito” was presented at MContemporary Gallery in Australia. Taute was a finalist in 2004 for the ABSA l’Atelier exhibition and a nominee for the Fiesta award in 2012 and 2015 and 2017. Since 2004 she was involved in several group and solo exhibitions.  She received the Kanna award for best visual art production at the 2014 KKNK art festival for her solo exhibition called: “Rubber ever after”. In 2017 she represented South Africa at the Museum Rijswijk Textile Biennale in the Netherlands. Her work can be found in various private collections as well as the academic collection of UNISA. She currently lives and works in Stilbaai, Western Cape.

Solo Exhibitions:

2018:  “Minutes to Midnight” 99 Loop gallery, Cape Town

2017:  “Come Hell or High water” Lizamore & Associates, Johannesburg

2017:  “Incognito” MContemporary, Australia

2016:  “Implanted memories” Knysna Fine Art, Knysna

2016: “The Grimm Needle” Fried Contemporary, Pretoria

2016: “Stink Afrikaners” US Woordfees, Stellenbosch

2015:  “Cross my heart” Erdmann Contemporary Gallery, Cape Town

2014:  “Rubber Ever After” KKNK art festival, Oudtshoorn, South Africa

 2011: “Skeidingsangs”:  KKNK festival, Oudtshoorn

2009: “No strings attached” Knysna Fine Art Gallery, Knysna

2008: “Cut to fit”,  KKNK festival, Oudtshoorn

2004: “Siembamba, let’s play pretend”, Joao Ferreira Gallery, Cape Town

Group/other exhibitions: 

2018: “Black Humor” Fried Contemporary Gallery, Pretoria

2018:  “Bank001:  “Emerging Contemporaries, curated by Brenton Maart and Sally Shorkend, at In Toto Gallery, Johannesburg

2018:  “Unfolding Fibre”, Pretoria Art Museum, Pretoria, South Africa

2018:  “Well worn” Cavalli Estate Gallery, Somerset-West, South Africa

2017:  “Comfortably Numb” Gallery 2, JHB. Curated by Johan Conradie

2017: Textile Biennial, Museum Rijswijk, Netherlands

2017:   “Stitched- part 1” Paradigm Studio and Gallery, Philadelphia, USA

2017:   “At the End of the World” MContemporary, Australia

2017:   “Bosch in Africa” at Stellenbosch Woordfees, curated by Sandra Hanekom

2017:   “To see the forest for the trees”, Woordfees, curated by Alex Hamilton

2016:   “Alteration” 99 Loop Gallery, Cape Town

2016:  “Desire” curated by Johan Conradie, Association of Arts,Pretoria

2016: “100 Geographies” curated by Elizabeth Miller-Vermeulen, University of Stellenbosch Museum

2016: “Winter group exhibition” 99 Loop gallery, Cape Town

2016:  “Huisgenoot, Hartgenoot, Kultuurgenoot” curated by Sandra Hanekom, KKNK, Oudtshoorn

2016: Cape Town Art Fair, Erdmann Contemporary booth, Cape Town

2015:  “Form and substance” Erdmann Contemporary, Cape Town

2015: “Kunstenaar as outeur” Curated by Corlie de Kock, KKNK, Oudtshoorn

2015:  “Princess in the Veld” curated by Adele Adendorff, KKNK, Oudtshoorn

2015: B.Y.O.I.D Knysna Fine art, Knysna

2014:  PLAY at Nirox sculpture park, Krugersdorp. Curated by Jayne Crawshay-Hall, Maaike Bakker and Isabel Mertz

2014:  Flippen Vlambaar/Freakin’ Flammable at PArt (Prince Albert Art Festival) Curated by Alex Hamilton

2014  “Kingdom” at Equus Gallery, Cape Town. Curated by Carina du Randt

2014:  “Industrial Karoo- Fear and Loss” at the Reservoir Gallery, Bloemfontein, Curated by Katie Barnard du Toit

2014:  “Actuality and Illusion” at Erdmann Contemporary, Cape Town

2013:    “Zoo”, at NiroxProjects, Johannesburg

2013:    “Mega Mash-up, at Alex Hamilton Art Studio, Cape Town

2013:   “Summer Group Exhibition, at Erdmann Contemporary, Cape Town

2013:    Ekhuruleni Thami Mnyele Art Competition- top 100 at Coen Scholtz centre, Kempton Park

2013:    “Morality Monkeys” at D-Street Gallery, Stellenbosch, curated by Aidon Westcott

2013:    “Alice in Wonderland”  at Longstreet Art Lovers 1932, curated by Gordon Froud

2013:    “Prototype” at D-Street Gallery, Stellenbosch.  Curated by Aidon Westcott

2013:    “The Shining Girls for Rape Crisis” Charity exhibition curated by Jacki Lang and Lauren Beukes

2013:    “Mash-up: Type” curated by Alex Hamilton at the Alex Hamilton Studio

2013:    “Tom Waits for no man” traveling exhibition curated by Gordon Froud

2013:    “Fried Autumn Art Fair” at Fried Contemporary, Pretoria

2013:    “Bacchanalia to Festivalis” at theArtBusiness, Piketberg (curated by Sandra Hanekom)

2012: “From Genre to Manifesto” curated by Sandra Hanekom @ The Art Business Gallery, Piketberg

2012: “A New Chapter” at PArt (Prince Albert Art festival)

2012:  “Flesh” curated by Aidon Westcott. @ The Art Business Gallery, Piketberg

2012:  Invited by the CCDI to show my “Lobotoy-me” project/products at their stand at the Design Indaba Cape Town.

2010: “Van-gaurd winelands show, curated by Gerhi Janse van Vuuren- an initiative of VANSA.

2009:  “Dark side of the moon” @ UCA Gallery, Observatory, Cape Town

2009:  “The tattoo show” at Knysna Fine Art, Knysna

2008:  The postcard show @ Off the Wall Contemporary Gallery, Paarl

2008:  Group exhibition at Knysna Fine Art, Knysna

2007:  “Shelf Life” – (curated by Belinda Blignaut) An Installation @ Cite, Knysna Fine Art, Knysna

2007:  “Flesh” (curated by Chris Diedericks), KKNK festival, Oudtshoorn

2004:  “Cutting Edge”, Knysna Fine Art, Knysna

2004:  ABSA ‘l Atelier competition, Johannesburg

2003:  “Siembamba, the toys are us”, Knysna Fine Art, Knysna

2003:  “What is Life?” Competition, S.A National Museum, Cape Town.

(An initiative of the HSRC)

2003:  “Corpus Delicti”, KKNK. Oudtshoorn

2002:  “Uncomfortable”, Grahamstown Festival, Grahamstown.

2002:  “Atelier 4”, KKNK, Oudtshoorn.

Awards and Nominations:

2004: under the top 100 finalists for the ABSA ‘l Atelier competition.

2012: Nominated for KykNet Fiesta Award (category:best Visual Art production at an art festival in 2011):

(For my exhibition titled: Skeidingsangs at the KKNK art festival)

2014: Kanna award for best visual art production at the ABSA KKNK 2014 art festival.

Selected Publications:

2005, Renee Holleman, “Siembamba let’s play pretend,  Artthrob review,

http://www.artthrob.co.za, February 2005.

2004, Theo Kleynhans, ‘Speelgoed maak bang’,  Die Burger:  8 November 04.

2002, Haddad Viljoen, ‘n Labirint van vrouwees’, KKNK Festival Newspaper

2008, Laetitia Pople, ‘Kuns op KKNK bekyk geslagsrolle’, Die Burger 25 April 2008.

2008, Tisha Steyn, ‘Taute pas nie in patroon’, Die Burger 7 Mei 2008.

2009. Timothy Twindle “Exhibition about relationships” Weekend Post (EP Herald) 9 December 2009

2012.  Janine Oelofse, “Toys from tyres”  Limelight feature in  “South” magazine, Winter 2

2013:  Online catalogue designed by Neil Nieuwoudt:  http://issuu.com/neilnieuwoudt/docs/hannalie_taute_2013_catalogue

2014: Alexander Matthews, “Art spot: Rubber ever after”  http://www.timeslive.co.za/thetimes/2014/06/03/art-spot-rubber-ever-after

2015: Heidi Erdmann, “Hannalie Taute’s love affair with rubber” Dante magazine Dec/Jan

2016: Herman Lategan, “US Woordfees 2016: die tong, Litnet

http://www.litnet.co.za/us-woordfees-2016-die-tong/

2016: Olisa Corcoran, “Inspired to stitch” MrXStitch:

http://www.mrxstitch.com/inspired-stitch-hannalie-taute/

 

References and certificates available on request.
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