Tabita Rezaire (b.1989, Paris) is a
French - of Guyanese and Danish descent - new media artist,
health-tech-politics practitioner and Kemetic/ Kundalini Yoga teacher based in
Johannesburg. She holds a Bachelor in Economics (Paris) and a Master in Artist
Moving Image from Central Saint Martins College (London).
unearths the possibilities of decolonial healing through the politics of
technology. Navigating architectures of power - online and offline - her works
tackle the pervasive matrix of coloniality and its affects on identity,
technology, sexuality, health and spirituality. She uses the screen as an
interface for her digital healing activism, thriving to offer substitute
readings decentering occidental authority.
Rezaire is a founding member of NTU,
half of the duo Malaxa, and mother of the energy house SENEB.
She presented her first solo show Exotic
Trade at the Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg in 2017.
Artsy declared her among the ‘emerging
artists to watch for in 2017’, Artnet among the ‘international Black artists of
2016’, and True Africa amid the ‘top opinion makers of the African continent in
Rezaire has shown her work internationally – Berlin Biennale, Tate
Modern London, Museum of Modern Art Paris, MoCADA NY, The Broad LA and
presented her work on numerous panels – Het Nieuwe Institut Rotterdam, Royal
Academy The Hague, Kunsthalle Bern, National Gallery Harare, Cairotronica
Cairo, Fakugezi Digital Art Africa Johannesburg.
She has curated screenings at
the Institute of Contemporary Art London, led spiritual technology workshops
worldwide and has her writings published by Intellect books.
Rezaire lives and works in Johannesburg,