Cameron Platter was born in 1978, Johannesburg. He graduated with a BFA in painting from the Michaelis School of Fine Art, Cape Town, in 2001.
Recent exhibitions include ‘Teen Non_Fiction’, 1301pe, Los Angeles; ‘You Look Like Your Face’, Galerie Eric Hussenot, Paris; U-SAVED-ME, Depart Foundation, Los Angeles; ‘Public Intimacy: Art and Other Ordinary Acts in South Africa’, SFMOMA, San Francisco; ‘Imaginary Fact, Contemporary South African Art and the Archive’, 55th Venice Biennale; ‘De Leur Temps’, Musee des Beaux-arts de Nantes; ‘Impressions from South Africa, 1965 to Now’, MoMA, New York; ‘Les Rencontres Internationales’, Palais de Tokyo and The Centre Georges Pomidou Paris; Le Biennale de Dakar 2010, Dakar, Senegal; ‘Absent Heroes’, Iziko South African National Gallery.
His work appears in the permanent collection of MoMA (Museum of Modern Art) New York; Iziko South African National Gallery; FRAC Centre, Pays de la Loire, France; Margulies Collection, Miami, USA; The Zietz MOCAA, SA; The New Church Collection, SA
His work has been featured in The Los Angeles Times, Artforum, NYAQ, The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, Vice Magazine, NKA Journal of Contemporary African Art.
He lives and works in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.
Exhibitions at the KZNSA
Main, Mezzanine and Media galleries
Main, Mezzanine, Cinema
The Stripper and the Zebras, Mr Muafanjego and the Lion & the Crocodile and God