Online-Only Auction, 16 - 23 August 2021

About the Session

The 2021 RMB Talent Unlocked programme, funded by the FirstRand Foundation, selected 12 outstanding women artists for a rigorous skills enhancement, mentorship, and career development process culminating in an exhibition at Circa Gallery, Johannesburg (on until 21 August). The proceeds of the auction benefit the artists.

Sold for

ZAR 4 690
Lot 72
  • Kgaugelo Rakgwale; Feyela
  • Kgaugelo Rakgwale; Feyela
  • Kgaugelo Rakgwale; Feyela
  • Kgaugelo Rakgwale; Feyela
  • Kgaugelo Rakgwale; Feyela

Lot Estimate
ZAR 4 000 - 7 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
ZAR 4 690

About this Item

South African 1991-
signed and numbered 1/1
digital fine line
image size: 80 by 45cm; 104 by 67,5 by 4cm including frame


Kgaugelo Rakgwale was one of 12 outstanding artists selected for the 2021 RMB Talent Unlocked career development programme, funded by the FirstRand Foundation:

"I use photography to record time, and digital line work to trace back and process the pivotal points that exist in this history of my own making."

With women visual artists currently under-represented, it was decided to make them the focus of the 2021 programme. The participating artists were involved in a rigorous skills development and mentorship process, addressing professional practice and guiding the development of a comprehensive body of work. Artists also received individual critique and feedback from established art mentors and peers, engaging them in in-depth coaching sessions on writing, career advancement, marketing, personal finance and sustainable business.

“The programme was developed by RMB to empower South African artists and raise their profile and prospects of prosperity,” says RMB Chief Marketing Officer Alison Badenhorst. “It naturally dovetails with our longstanding commitment to helping stimulate and support Africa’s vibrant and resourceful creative economy.”

RMB’s Talent Unlocked programme has extended across a diverse range of art platforms, enabling and showcasing local arts talent for the past two decades.


Circa Gallery, Johannesburg, RMB Talent Unlocked, 7 to 21 August, 2021.

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