Abrie Fourie (South Africa)
Abrie Fourie is an internationally established artist working in the medium of still and moving photography, as well as artists’ publications in print and on CD-ROM. Based in Pretoria, Fourie has exhibited both locally and internationally. His work is characterized by capturing moments that shift the status of ordinary objects or occurrences and moves them into the realm of the extraordinary or even spiritual. His work has been featured in exhibitions in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Belgium, Switzerland, Colombia, New York, and Berlin. He was nominated for the prestigious FNB Vita Art Award in 2002 and teaches Printed Image, Photography, and Curatorial Studies at Technikon Pretoria.