Ciara Struwig – Visual Artist

Ciara Struwig - Visual ArtistMy work is an attempt to visually articulate an intangible concept.”

Born in 1983 in Johannesburg, Ciara Struwig is a visual artist whose diverse work revolves around the ideas of the transience of identity / the aftermath / evidentiary practices.

 Dialogue between forensics and art

She has an intense interest in the use of forensic methodologies in art making and is currently focussed on the construction of the post-aftermath identity. Combining forensic methodologies and creative practices work to communicate the transient nature of corporeal identity.


Her work has been shown in several group exhibitions both locally and internationally, and she recently had work included in the corporate collection of the South African National Defence Force.

Ciara has worked as a co-curator and technical advisor and has been extensively involved in facilitating several community development projects in the craft sector.

She completed the Bachelor of Visual Arts, (UNISA) graduating cum laude; and is currently working towards her Masters in Visual Arts.