Oupa Sibeko is an MA student at WiSER and Wits School of Arts, Division of Fine Arts focusing on oceanic humanities; mainly focusing on the practice of bottling sea water in black South African culture, the use of sea water in art-making and the different ways of knowing sea water. Holding a BA Performing and Visual Arts, Honours African Literature and Creative Writing, Sibeko is a performance artist, theatre-maker and writer. Oupa was awarded a Richard Haines all-rounded performer award by the Wits University Humanities Faculty 2014. He has taken part in group shows in Namibia at the National Art Gallery of Namibia, IVAHM Spain, Artist Proof Studios, JMAC Gallery, Room Gallery, Wits Art Museum, The Freezer Hostel and Theatre in Iceland and Greatmore Studios in Cape Town. Sibeko works predominantly in the medium of video and performance. Sibeko is an independent artist. He lives and works in Johannesburg.