Fabian Saptouw completed his BAFA and MFA at the University of Cape Town. He is currently a lecturer at the Michaelis School of Fine Art UCT and teaches Foundation Course as well Honours in Curatorship, Printmaking and New Media. His research interests include Process-based production, Process Art, Materiality, Bookmaking, Text-Image studies and the history of the printed word. Exhibitions include: the solo show ‘Unraveled and Rewoven Canvas’ at the Michael Stevenson Side Gallery, Cape Town (2007), the group show ‘Open Books’ at Brundyn & Gonsalves (2011), ‘May Exhibition’ at the Parking Gallery, Johannesburg and he recently curated ‘Context’ at the Michaelis Gallery (2012).