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date: 23 October 2019

Mkhize, Fanozi Johannes or Mkhize/mkize, Johannes Fanosi/fanozi or Fanlo; known as Chickenmanlocked


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 ...

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