Fonseca & Mokgata
Fonseca & Mokgata is an artistic duo consisting of Carla Fonseca and Nthato Mokgata, whose work is based on experimentation with various mediums to describe societal trauma and the elusive fantasy of freedom. They combine digital design with various sculpture, molding and painting techniques, creating intricate, vivid, hand crafted works.
Carla Fonseca (b. 1989) received a BA degree in Theatre and Performance from the University of Cape Town. Her artistic practice has produced numerous performance, video art, as well as theatre pieces focused on South Africa's historical and current societal traumas for over a decade.
Nthato Mokgata (b. 1985) has his formal education is in graphic and multimedia design. He has spent the past 15 years as an active graphic and sound designer, visual artist, musician, and filmmaker. His artistic practice has focussed on challenging notions of reconciliation, history, self-determination, nationhood, identity, and pan-Africanism.