Kgaugelo Lekalakala

Lekalakala Kgaugelo

Kgaugelo Lekalakala is a young architect, practitioner, local critic at the Graduate School of Architecture, University of Johannesburg South Africa, and artist from Mmametlhake, Mpumalanga, South Africa. Her work explores the Black female body in space, using paintings, graphics, and architecture to critique spatial constructs. Her studies at The National School of the Arts (2012) where she specialized in sculpting, ceramics, painting, and design, broadened her medium in Architecture. In 2016 she attained her bachelor’s degree at the University of Cape Town (BAS) and graduated at the Graduate School of Architecture at the University of Johannesburg (2019) with a MTech Arch (Prof) (CW). Her work has been published in City Journal: Tales of the Vulnerability of African Black Women in Transit Spaces. (April: 2020)