Dineo Seshee Bopape was born in Polokwane (*1981), South Africa. She is a 2007 graduate of De Ateliers in Amsterdam and in May 2010 completed an MFA with Columbia University, New York. She was the winner of the 2008 MTN New Contemporaries Award. She was the only South African artist included on the much-hyped exhibition Younger Than Jesus, the first edition of The Generational, a new triennial at the New Museum, New York (2009). Recent group shows Life Less Ordinary: Performance and Display in South African Art at the Fotogallery in Cardiff, Wales (2010), and Rebelle: Art and Feminism 1969-2009 at the Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem, The Netherlands (2009). She is included on Ampersand at Daimler Contemporary, Berlin (10 June – 10 October), and recently gave a performance as part of Let Us Compare Mythologies at Witte de With, Rotterdam. She has been awarded a Fountainhead residency in Miami, to be taken up in March 2011.