Naudé was born in 1984 in Cape Town, and lives in Cape Town. He graduated with a BA Visual Arts from the University of Stellenbosch in 2007. Group shows include the Lagos Photo Festival, Nigeria (2011); the 9th Bamako Encounters African Photography Biennal, Mali (2011); Breaking News: Contemporary photography from the Middle East and Africa, works from the collection of the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Modena, in Modena, Italy (2010); and PEEKABOO – Current South Africa at the Tennis Palace Art Museum, Helsinki (2010). In 2009 he was included in FOAM magazine’s special issue,Talent. Naudé took part in the Fall 2011 residency programme at Anderson Ranch in Aspen, Colorado.