Mo Laudi (Ntshepe Tsekere Bopape) is a multi-disciplinary artist, composer, DJ, Stellenbosch University research fellow, the first South African Black curator to curate a group exhibition in Paris.
He is inspired by African knowledge systems, post-apartheid transnationalism. He is known for his Globalisto philosophy and his key contributions to Afro-Electronic music. His process delves into archives and seeks to evoke healing, the notion of rest, communal connection deep listening, care and repair.

His exhibition history includes Centre Pompidou in Paris  (2019) with the sound work Motho ke motho ka batho (A Tribute to Ernest Mancoba). This has since been shown with his Rest Paintings series althe Dakar Biennale last year and at Shimmer in Rotterdam (2023). His curatorial projects include Globalisto. A Philosophy in Flux at the Musée d'art moderne et contemporain, Saint-Etienne (2022) and one in development at the Musée d'ethnographie de Genève, Geneva, in collaboration with Madeleine Leclair (2025).

Ntshepe Tsekere Bopape aka. Mo Laudi series of sculptures for the exhibition explores the historical and present significance of the black fist.

“One finger is not as strong as five fingers put together.” As a South African youth born in a township during apartheid, Molaudi came to connect the hand signal as a call to action and simultaneously, a call for unity.


Prototype to Protest I, II & III.2023

Afrinova Basel, Switzerland ©2022
Endorsed By The Ancestors.