Andrew Putter

Andrew Putter


Andrew Putter has work on Distance and Desire: Encounters with the African Archive Part II: Contemporary Reconfigurations at the Walther Collection Project Space in New York (30 November 2012 - 9 March 2013).

Upcoming exhibition

28 February - 6 April 2013

Exhibitions / Works



Andrew Putter was born in 1965 in Cape Town and lives there. He was a founder member of Public Eye and co-instigator of the Mother City Queer Project. Solo and collaborative projects include 20 Smells for The Bowling Club, Cape Town (2007), Suburbanism in public spaces in Rondebosch, Cape Town (2004), and Post at the Bijou Cinema, Cape Town (2002). Recent group exhibitions include Us at Johannesburg Art Gallery (2009); Life Less Ordinary: Performance and display in South African art at the Djanogly Gallery, Nottingham, UK (2009); and the 10th Havana Biennale (2009). Putter won a 2007 Spier Contemporary award for his work Secretly I Will Love You More, exhibited at the Spier Estate, Stellenbosch, and Johannesburg Art Gallery. Putter was awarded a fellowship from the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts at the University of Cape Town for 2010.