Roles in Archive: Speaker
Khwezi Gule is a curator and writer based in Johannesburg. He is currently Chief Curator at the Soweto Museums, which includes, the Hector Pieterson Memorial and Museum and the Kliptown Open Air Museum. Prior to this position, Gule was Curator of Contemporary Collections at the Johannesburg Art Gallery, where he organized a number of significant exhibitions including: Meschac Gaba’s “Tresses and Other Projects” (2007), Kay Hassan’s “Urbanation” (2008), and Tracey Rose’s “Waiting for God” (at Johannesburg Art Gallery  and the Bildmuseet, Umeå, Sweden [2011–12]). Gule has also co-curated and consulted on exhibitions and projects, including “Olvida Quien Soy” (at CAAM, Las Palmas, Spain, 2005), “Beauty and Pleasure” (at Stenersen Museum, Oslo, 2009), and the “Multipistes Project” (multipistes.org, 2008–09). Gule has lectured internationally and has written for numerous publications. Most recently, he contributed to the Artists’ Congress (convened by Chus Martinez) for Documenta 13 and to the catalogue for “The Rise and Fall of Apartheid” (curated by Okwui Enwezor and Rory Bester).Gule is also a founding member of a collective of creative intellectuals called the Dead Revolutionaries Club (deadrevolutionariesclub.co.za).