Lungiswa Gqunta (1990, Port Elizabeth, South Africa) is a visual artist working in performance, printmaking, sculpture and installation. She obtained her undergraduate degree at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan
University in 2012 and her MFA at the Michaelis School of Fine Arts in Cape Town in 2017. In addition to her
independent practice, Gqunta is one of the founding members of iQhiya, with whom she recently participated in Documenta 14. Gqunta has been actively involved in the South African gallery scene and has exhibited
internationally at the Istanbul Biennale (2017); Manifesta, Palermo (2018); Wanas Konst Museum, Sweden
(2018) and WHATIFTHEWORLD, South Africa, who is representing her work. Her work forms part of the public
collections of the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, The University of Cape Town, Zeitz MOCAA and
Kunsthaus Zürich. Gqunta is currently in the first year of residence at the Rjiksakademie in Amsterdam.