Siya "Umlilo" Ngcobo

Siya
Siya "Umlilo" Ngcobo is a multi-disciplinary artist whose areas of interest and expertise include dance, film, radio, TV, theatre and media. With over 30 000 listens on soundcloud, and even higher total views for his music videos on Youtube, the “Kwaai Diva”, Umlilo has proven to be one of the most exciting acts to come out of South Africa in recent years utilising social media, technology and avant garde art. His background as a multi-media journalist has contributed to the avant-garde aesthetic and lush sounds that have garnered worldwide acclaim and have been showcased at a number of museums and art galleries around the world including Vitra Design Museum's travelling exhibition titled "Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design".
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Multi-disciplinary performance artist
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Technology resuscitates art
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