Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum is currently presenting her work in the 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair in London. Her works on paper, big installations, and stop-motion films bound to human connections, transnational identities, and global rituals.
Pamela was born in Mochudi, Botswana and at the current time she lives and works between Toronto and Johannesburg. Driven by an attraction with ancient mythologies and sci-fi legends, Sunstrum loves the idea of the beginning of time, apocalyptic concepts and thoughts about the universe.
Her drawings variate between fantastic cosmological content and futuristic geographic scenarios; Pamela Phatsimo explores the narrative landscape, and it is both ancient and visionary. Her experiences continually inspire her work with traveling and living in diverse places around the world.
Pamela’s sketches also expand on themes of timelessness; she builds sites both real and imagined to show a minimal scale of individuals within the vast universe.
Recent exhibitions and performances include FRAC Pays de Loire, France (2013), Brundyn Gallery, Johannesburg (2014), MoCADA, New York (2011), and the 2012 Havana Biennial.