South African, 20th century, male.
Born 8 November 1959, in Endaleni, Richmond, Natal (KwaZulu-Natal); died 18 March 1995, in Edendale, Pietermaritzburg.
Assemblage artist, street performer. Mixed media (paint, wire, waste/found material).
Road signs, puppets, animals on wheels.
Chickenman found fame in the mid-1980s through his eccentric street performances and displays outside the Tatham Art Gallery in Pietermaritzburg. His work has been exhibited widely, and his street sign ...