Interlaced – Solo show

Union House, 25 Commercial Street, Cape Town Thursday 6th October – Friday 25 November, 2022 Some of us are so obsessed with the past that we die of it. It is the attitude of the poet who never finds the lost heaven and it is really the situation of artists who work for a reason … Read More

Umaf’ evuka, nje ngenyanga / Dying and Rising as the Moon Does

Retrospective exhibition celebrating two decades of Keiskamma Art Project CONSTITUTION HILL, JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA 24TH SEPTEMBER 2022 – 23RD MARCH 2023 Cultural Statement Azu Nwagbogu, Pippa Hetherington and Cathy Stanley September 2022 This retrospective exhibition of the Keiskamma Art Project, Umaf’ evuka, nje ngenyanga / Dying and rising, as the moon does, has been years … Read More


A solo show by Pippa Hetherington   |    curated by Nisha Merit vC Excavation is a cross-section of Pippa Hetherington’s artistic practice. Anchored in photography, by way of taking, seeing and relating to images, the artist follows a deeply personal journey and invites us to reflect on our own. Dealing with the medium’s ambiguous nature, it … Read More


Lattice This body of work looks at weaving the archive. Family albums and photography often depict something that isn’t the whole truth and often far removed from very important realities, and those realities become a dismembered version of a façade. Through making lattices with photographs I strive to embrace imperfection, to embrace my own imperfection. … Read More

Blueprint Mothers

Blueprint Mothers Nearing middle-age, I set off to NYC to study, leaving behind my husband and 21-year-old son. I commandeered my way through 18 months of MFA work. The overnight adjustment was disorientating. I was living on my own, an unfamiliar experience. My identity as a mother was put on practical hold. I found a … Read More

Cuttings 1820 – 2020 – collaboration

GFI Art Gallery 30 Park Drive Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape South Africa Virtual exhibition August 12 – October 31, 2020 To watch a recording of Zoom opening click: Collaboration GFI gallery in Port Elizabeth is pleased to present Cuttings 1820 – 2020, a collaborative exhibition by visual artist Pippa Hetherington and the world-renowned Keiskamma … Read More

in your place – group show

A4 Arts Foundation 23 Buitenkant Street, District Six  Cape Town, 8001  July 11 – August 1, 2019 Group Show curated by Pippa Hetherington in collaboration with A4 Arts Foundation Through image-making, the exhibition asks after the multiple meanings of ‘home/homeward’. The parameters of ‘home’ are explored as a physical as well as psychological construct, in … Read More

The Rest is Memory – solo show

ICP-Bard MFA Studios 24-20 Jackson Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101 February 8–10, 2019 Solo Show Comprised of fabric wall hangings, silver gelatin prints, assemblage and cotton rag prints, this work pulls from my family archive and recent images to create a moving tribute to grief, loss and mourning, woven around family, history, displacement and … Read More

With Pleasure – group show

BAXTER ST, The Camera Club of New York 126 Baxter Street, New York, NY 10013 July 9 – August 8, 2019 Curated by: Lily Mott  The body is a site: of memory and loss, exploration and evidence, trauma and reckoning, fantasy and substance, the public and the private, conflict and reconciliation, of representation and figuration. … Read More