Kampala residency for Sekhukhuni

3 September - 2 October 2016
Kampala residency for Sekhukhuni

Bogosi Sekhukhuni is one of 11 artists invited by curator Élise Atangana to participate in a residency programme as part of the second Kampala Biennale. 'Taking on the role of investigators, the artists will intervene in situ and interact with the urban fabric of Kampala.'

Moshekwa Langa in Copenhagen

15 September - 20 November 2016
Moshekwa Langa in Copenhagen

Moshekwa Langa is featured in An Age of Our Own Making, curated by Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung and Solvej Helweg Ovesen in three Danish cities. Langa is part of Reflection III in Copenhagen: On Agency and Enacting Citizenship at Kunsthal Charlottenborg.
Penny Siopis in Mauritius

4 August - 17 November 2016
Penny Siopis in Mauritius

Recent works by Penny Siopis are on view at the Institute of Contemporary Art Indian Ocean in a solo exhibition titled Incarnations. Her monumental triptych Late and Soon (2013-15) and video Communion (2011) form the heart of the show.

Wa Lehulere is 'Artist of the Year' 2017

Kemang Wa Lehulere has been named Deutsche Bank's 'Artist of the Year' for 2017. He will present his first institutional solo exhibition in Germany at the Deutsche Bank KunstHalle, Berlin, in March 2017. Wa Lehulere also has a solo exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago, opening 27 October 2016.

Penny Siopis at The British Museum

Work by Penny Siopis will be included in South Africa: The art of a nation. This is the British Museum’s first major exhibition on South African art that explores a 100 000-year history through archaeological, historical and contemporary artworks.

Toguo nominated for Marcel Duchamp Prize
Barthélémy Toguo is one of four nominees for the 2016 Marcel Duchamp Prize, awarded by the ADIAF (Association for the International Diffusion of French Art). An exhibition by the nominees will open at the Pompidou Centre, Paris, in October.
Siopis and Ractliffe for Taipei
The Taipei Biennial 2016 has announced its participating artists - including Penny Siopis and Jo Ractliffe. The theme of the biennial, curated by Corinne Diserens, is 'Gestures and archives of the present, genealogies of the future: A new lexicon for the biennial'.
Rhode, Muholi for Busan Biennale
Robin Rhode and Zanele Muholi have been selected for Hybridizing Earth, Discussing Multitude, 'Project 2' of the Busan Biennale, curated by Yun Cheagab.
SeMA Biennale Mediacity Seoul

Kemang Wa Lehulere and Zanele Muholi are participants in the ninth edition of SeMA Biennale Mediacity Seoul, curated by Beck Jee-sook under the title NERIRI KIRURU HARARA (derived from a line of the poem Two Billion Light Years of Solitude by Shuntaro Tanikawa).

Edson Chagas at  Kunst Haus Wien

Edson Chagas has 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 is curated by Sophie Haslinger.

Viviane Sassen in Freiburg
Work by Viviane Sassen is included in the Museum für Neue Kunst Freiburg's Freundschaftsspiel Istanbul-Freiburg, which engages the museum collection in dialogue with outside collections. She is also included in Cause the grass don't grow and the sky ain't blue at Praz-Dalavallade gallery in Paris (until 24 September).
Zanele Muholi at LUMA Arles

Zanele Muholi's Somnyama Ngonyama series of self-portraits is on view in Arles, coinciding with the Rencontres d'Arles photography festival. Her show is part of Systematically Open? New forms of production of the contemporary image at LUMA Arles.

Pieter Hugo & Hood By Air

Pieter Hugo has collaborated with New York fashion label Hood By Air on a series of photographs featuring the Gully Queens of Kingston, Jamaica. The resulting publication was launched at Dashwood Books, New York, and is now available from their online shop.

Moshekwa Langa on Biennale of Painting
Moshekwa Langa is included in the Biennial of Painting: Yoknapatawpha, taking place at the Museum of Deinze. 'The exhibition brings together modern and contemporary painting and highlights the desire for the unknown and exotic versus the certainty of their local environment.'
Deborah Poynton in Berlin
Paintings by Deborah Poynton are included in Der Feine Riss: Zeitgenössische Malerei auf dem Historischen Feld (The Subtle Rift: Contemporary Painting in the Historical Frame) at Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin.
Barthélémy Toguo in France

Barthélémy Toguo has a solo show titled Déluge at Carré Sainte-Anne, a Gothic church turned contemporary art space in Montpellier. Toguo is also included on Every Body at LAAC (Lieu d’Art et Action Contemporaine) in Dunkirk (until 18 September).

Pieter Hugo in focus

Pieter Hugo is the In Focus artist for the 2015 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize exhibition. The show opened at the National Portrait Gallery in London and is now in Edinburgh.

Ninth Berlin Biennale

Zanele Muholi is taking part in the ninth Berlin Biennale, showing on the lightbox project LIT; also selected for the biennale, taking place at various venues across the city, is Bogosi Sekhukhuni as part of the CUSS Group, which includes Angel-Ho, FAKA and Megan Mace as well as NTU.

Jo Ractliffe on Things Fall Apart

Jo Ractliffe has work on Things Fall Apart - 'reflections on African connections to the Soviet Union' - curated by Mark Nasher and travelling to Iwalewahaus. The exhibition is accompanied by a series of events and screenings titled Red Africa - see programme flyer.

Wim Botha's Still Life with Water

Wim Botha has a solo exhibition titled Still Life with Water, featuring a new Solipsis installation, at the Fondation Blachère in Apt, France. 'A Sculptor Conjures the Fall (or Rise) of the Rebel Angels' declares Benjamin Sutton in his review for Hyperallergic.

Home Truths at the South African National Gallery

Penny SiopisDeborah Poynton and Ian Grose are included in a group show titled Home Truths: Domestic Interiors in South Africa, curated by Michael Godby, at the Iziko South African National Gallery.

Disguise: Masks and Global African Art
Edson Chagas, Steven Cohen and Nandipha Mntambo have work in Disguise: Masks and Global African Art at the Brooklyn Museum, New York, after showing at the Seattle Art Museum and the Fowler Museum of Cultural History, Los Angeles, in 2015.
Making Africa in Rotterdam

Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design, curated by Amelie Klein and Okwui Enwezor, includes work by Robin RhodeAnton Kannemeyer, Guy Tillim and Zanele Muholi. The show opened at the Vitra Design Museum in Germany, travelled to Guggenheim Bilbao and Centre de Cultura Contemporania de Barcelona, and will be seen next in Rotterdam.