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Hlungwani was born in Giyani, Limpopo, and now lives and works in Johannesburg. He trained at the Johannesburg Art Foundation, the Artist Proof Studio and Wits School of Art.

Hlungwani comes from a family of artists and attributes the start of his career to the support given to him by his mother. He uses charcoal from his hometown, where his mother lives, and from the wood they would burn to keep warm and cook their food. The work titled Ku Tsaka Ka Mbilu Swi Tshungula Mirhi is of dancing women.

"My family would have meetings if there were problems and dance away their sorrows. It is their symbolic way of cleansing themselves." 

Ku Tsaka Ka Mbilu Swi Tshungula Mirhi (triptych),
charcoal on canvas, 121 x 75cm (x3), 2009
Wayne Cahill Barker   Gerhard Harald Batha   Walter Whall Battiss   Deborah Margaret Bell   Bongi Bengu   Willie Bester
Peter John Bonney   Willem Hendrik Adriaan Boshoff   Mbongeni Richman Buthelezi   Norman Catherine   Erika Hibbert   Phillemon Hlungwani
Robert Griffiths Hodgins   William Kentridge   John Kramer   Speelman Mahlangu   Colbert Mashile   Clare Menck
John Mark Moore   Zwelethu Mthethwa and Sam Nhlengethwa   Olbie Olberholzer   Walter Oltmann   Milwa Mnyaluza George Pemba   Uwe Pfaff
Karin Preller   Dan Rakgoathe   Albert Redelinghuys   Jürgen Schadeberg   Lucky Sibiya   Jaco Sieberhagen
Lionel Smit   Richard John Smith   Angus Taylor   Alfred Thoba   Andrew Verster   Edoardo Villa