Monotypebabe Tiny Print Studio
Help Lebogang Mogul Mabusela aka Monotypebabe buy an E200 tiny portable Etching press and other smaller printing equipment, for her studio at home. By purchasing one of her monotypes produced between 2018 and 2020 or by simply donating an amount of your choice.
This will help your local monotypebabe in making more prints, growing her printing practice and most important work effectively from home at a distance.
My goal is to reach R 8 000 to establish a tiny portable print studio. If you would consider helping your monotypebabe grow, send a donation or support directly by purchasing an orginal monotype print.
Lebogang Mogul Mabusela is a self proclaimed. Monotypebabe is a young black woman who has a fervour for monotype printing and uses her work to explore the logic of black womanhood through the domestic, dainty and nostalgic imagery of doilies (also known as place mats) that we are all familiar with.
Lebogang Mogul Mabusela is a multidisciplinary artist and a self-proclaimed monotypebabe and zinequeen based between Johannesburg and Pretoria. In 2019 she graduated with a BA in Fine Arts from the Wits School of Arts where she was also awarded the Standard Bank Fine Arts Prize. Mabusela has participated in a number of group exhibitions throughout her career at places the Wits Art Museum, The Point of Order, The Project Space, The Melrose Gallery, Turbine Art Fair and Latitudes Art Fair to name a few and more recently at the Design Indaba in Cape Town as part of top the 50 Emerging Creatives class of 2020. Mabusela prides herself in being the founder of Makoti Technologies™ (est 2017) a Bridal gifts shop that works as a mobile outlet offering a dynamic range of gunz, tools and technologies that enhance women’s desires and roast patriarchy, while maintaining their attitudes.
Mabusela’s work draws on capitalism and consumer products to interrogate the idea of the art object and value in thingumabobs, while strategically roasting patriarchy by making work that subverts the gender norms perpetuated by Sepedi-setswana proverbs and realised in stories collected from childhood memory and experiences.