Mbali Dhlamini was born in Johannesburg in 1990. She currently lives and works in Johannesburg, working as a full-time artist at the artists’ studios in Constitution Hill. Dhlamini obtained her BA and Master’s degree in Fine Arts at the University of The Witwatersrand. She is a multidisciplinary artist and visual researcher.
She explores indigenous cultural practices, spiritual beliefs through clothes particularly drawing from the garments of Bomma ba Seaparo and the provenance of colour in how they wear and how this embodies one’s form.
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