Edson Chagas, Simon Gush and Mame-Diarra Niang are included in Recent Histories - New African Photography at the Walther Collection. Featuring 14 contemporary artists of African descent, born in the early 1970s and onwards, the exhibition investigates social identity, questions of belonging and an array of sociopolitical concerns.
Edson Chagas had a solo exhibition of his Found Not Taken series, featuring images of discarded objects taken as he walked the streets of Luanda, London and Newport, at the Kunst Haus Wien. The show was curated by Sophie Haslinger.
Nandipha Mntambo, Edson Chagas, Zanele Muholi, Nicholas Hlobo and Penny Siopis are among the artists whose work is on show at the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, which opens its doors to the public from 22 to 25 September at the V&A Waterfront.
Edson Chagas, Simon Gush and Zanele Muholi feature in a group show titled Madgermanes / Mystery Of Foreign Affairs. Spread across various locations, the exhibition 'searches for a collective cultural and political history that questions the motifs of home and hope, identity and affiliation, and focuses on the deconstruction of hegemonic concepts.'