Simon Gush is an artist and filmmaker living in Johannesburg. His research looks at the relationship between work, land and subjectivity. He has a postgraduate certificate in fine art, Hoger Instituut van Schone Kunsten, MA (sociology), University of the Witwatersrand, and he is currently pursuing a PhD (history), University of Fort hare. Solo shows include S.G., 59 Joubert Street, Johannesburg, Sala10, MuAC, Mexico City, Welcome to Frontier Country, Stevenson,
Cape Town (2019); Al final del trabajo, Ex Teresa Arte Actual, Mexico City (2018); 9 o'clock at the National Arts Festival, Grahamstown (2015); Red, Goethe-Institut, Johannesburg (2014); and 4 for Four, S.M.A.K., Ghent (2010). He has exhibited extensively including the Biennale: für aktuelle Fotografie, Ludwigshafen (2017); Dakar (2016); Bamako (2015 and 2017); Montevideo (2014) and Lulea (2009). Group shows include Every leaf is an eye, Göteborgs Konsthall, Göteborgs; African Mētrópolis. An Imaginary city, Maxxi, Rome (2018), Meditations on Place: Four Perspectives; Four African Cities, Cleveland Museum of Art (2018), Recent Histories -
New African Photography and Video Art, The Walther Collection, Neu-Ulm and Afriques
Capitales, La Villette, Paris. His films have been screened at the National Gallery of Art,
Washington DC; ICA, London; Tate Modern, London; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Haus Der Kulturen Der Welt, Berlin; Palais De Tokyo, Paris; and in a number of film festivals including International Film Festival Rotterdam, International Short Film Festival Oberhausen and Visions du Réel.