7 February 2019
Steven Cohen to debate Coq/Cock
Steven Cohen takes part in a discussion on his 2013 performance Coq/Cock at the Odéon-Théâtre de l'Europe in Paris. Titled 'Gender, Authority, Freedom', the debate will be led by Frédéric Regard in partnership with Sorbonne University from 6pm.
24 January - 7 July 2019
Nicholas Hlobo in Savannah, Georgia
Nicholas Hlobo presents Unyukelo, a solo exhibition at the SCAD Museum of Art responding to historic narratives of the American South. Hlobo’s installation of two-dimensional and sculptural works explores the materiality of copper piping.
19 January 2019
Heliostat closing at the Norval Foundation
Heliostat, Wim Botha's survey show at the Norval Foundation comes to a close Saturday 19th January with a conversation between the artist and curator Owen Martin. Timed from 7pm, the discussion will offer a unique view of the transformation of light in Botha's immersive installation, Studies for the Garden of Earthly Delight.
Stevenson director Lerato Bereng is among the speakers at the 2019 Barcelona Symposium, discussing the growing market for African art. This marks the 7th edition of the Talking Galleries’ flagship event, hosted at the Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA).
Zanele Muholi and Barthélémy Toguo exhibit in the fourth edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale. Curated by Anita Dube under the title Possibilities for a Non-Alienated Life, the biennale 'asks and searches for questions in the hope of dialogue'.
Huis Marseille in Amsterdam presents a selection of African photography from the Walther Collection, including works by Mame-Diarra Niang, Pieter Hugo, Zanele Muholi and Guy Tillim, bringing together these and other photographers' different perspectives on their countries and continent.
Viviane Sassen exhibits in Bauhaus und die Fotografie - Zum Neuen Sehen in der Gegenwartskunst (Bauhaus and Photography - On New Visions in Contemporary Art). This travelling exhibition asks how the movement 'contributes to the further development of photographic image languages today' and will begin at NRW Forum in Düsseldorf.
Robin Rhode features in The Street: Where The World Is Made at MAXXI. Curated by Hou Hanru, this group show observes 'the street as a place of sharing and innovation, the principal laboratory for artists, architects and creatives'.
Guy Tillim presents a solo exhibition at Kunstverein Ludwigsburg titled Jo'burg. Works shown include early photographs from the series and recent, unseen works.
Simphiwe Ndzube features in an exhibition of New Acquisitions by the Rubell Family Collection. Each of the artists will be represented by multiple works in their own room.
Jane Alexander, Pieter Hugo, Viviane Sassen and Guy Tillim feature in Evoking Reality at Daimler Contemporary. The exhibition 'presents objects of political photography and video art that formulate new concepts of approaching current images of reality' and is 'devoted to contemporary strategies that distance themselves from established principles of representation and popular narratives of photo journalism'.
Zanele Muholi has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship at the 2018 Royal Photographic Society Awards and Aperture has received the 2018 Lucie award for 'Book Publisher of the Year' for their work on the artist's latest publication, Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness. Book launches and signings have taken place in New York, Oslo, Paris and Johannesburg and will continue in Cape Town.
Wim Botha is among 31 artists featured in Damals nicht, jetzt nicht, niemals: not then, not now, never, an exhibition functioning as a mobile memorial of the end of the First World War in 1918. To visibly bear the idea of peace worldwide, it will travel to the UN headquarters in New York City in 2019.
Steven Cohen performs put your heart under your feet... and walk! / to Elu in various locations across France and Switzerland including Le Manège in Reims; Les Subsistances in Lyon; the Gessnerallee Zürich (2019) and the théâtre Auditorium de Poitiers (2019).
Zanele Muholi features in A Sheet of Paper Can Become a Knife at the Prince Claus Fund Gallery. The exhibition brings together ten contemporary artists who are connected by the struggle against violence.
Jo Ractliffe, Penny Siopis, Pieter Hugo, Steven Cohen, Nicholas Hlobo, Moshekwa Langa, Kemang Wa Lehulere, Zanele Muholi, Simphiwe Ndzube, Robin Rhode and Portia Zvavahera feature in Hacer Noche (Crossing Night), a series of exhibitions and residencies in Oaxaca focusing on southern Africa.
Pieter Hugo features in Wilderness, a group exhibition at Schirn Kunsthalle examining 'traditional images and fictions of wilderness in works from 1900 to the present'.
Guy Tillim exhibits Cagliari at Fondazione di Sardegna curated by Marco Delogu. The new body of work was created as Tillim spent a two-week residency in the Italian city and is accompanied by a new publication by Punctum.
Pieter Hugo features in Civilization: The Way We Live Now opening the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Seoul, South Korea. Set to travel to Beijing, Melborne and Marseille, the show aims to 'stress the fact that contemporary civilization is an extremely complex collective enterprise.
Zanele Muholi and Serge Alain Nitegeka show in Remember to React: 60 Years of Collecting at the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale. Presented on the occasion of the institution’s 60th anniversary, the show traces the collection’s growth from its origins to today. A new major installation by Nitegeka will be unveiled during the exhibition.
Moshekwa Langa exhibits in across boundaries at the Draiflessen Collection. The exhibition puts maps from various epochs in relation to artworks by international artists that examine the cartographic depiction of space or the influence of maps on our view of the world.
A solo exhibition by Wim Botha titled Heliostat is currently on view at the Norval Foundation. Curated by Owen Martin, the show - 'organised around the idea of refraction' - features new sculpture and 'brings together key works in the South African artist’s career spanning two decades'.
Portia Zvavahera is included in The Fabric of Felicity at the Garage Museum. Conceptualised as an international project showcasing clothes in art outside the context of the fashion industry, the exhibition seeks to 'undermine stereotypical notions of East and West, Global South and Global North'.
Portia Zvavahera is among 29 artists showing in Five Bhobh – Painting at the End of an Era, a survey of contemporary painting from Zimbabwe, at Zeitz MOCAA. The show looks at how artists have 'manipulated this medium as a way of subtly articulating complex issues, speaking in intricate, allegorical codes'.
Pieter Hugo is included in In This Imperfect Present Moment at the Seattle Art Museum. The exhibition combines the work of 15 artists who 'convey vibrant narratives that resonate across global boundaries'.