Art fairs


Stevenson takes part in Frieze London from 15 to 18 October, featuring Barthélémy Toguo alongside Wim Botha, Zander Blom, Edson Chagas, Nicholas Hlobo and Serge Alain Nitegeka.

At Paris Photo Stevenson will show works by Edson Chagas, Pieter Hugo, Viviane Sassen, Guy Tillim and Daniel Naudé. Hugo's book Kin will be launched by publisher Aperture at the fair, which takes place at the Grand Palais from 13 to 16 November.

Artists / Exhibitions


Liberated Subjects: Pioneers features the work of Ernest Mancoba alongside that of Etel Adnan, Carmen Herrera and Monir Farmanfarmaian. The exhibition at Foundation De 11 Lijnen in Oudenburg, Belgium, runs from 12 October to 24 January. Mancoba is also included - together with Nicholas Hlobo, Nandipha Mntambo and Dineo Seshee Bopape - on the Danjuma Collection's One Man's Trash (Is Another Man's Treasure), opening on 6 October at 33 Fitzroy Square, Fitzrovia, London; the exhibition runs till 26 October.

Jo Ractliffe has a solo exhibition, Someone Else's Country, at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts (11 October to 15 March). Her work is also included on Conflict, Time, Photography at Tate Modern, London, from 26 November to 15 March.

Edson Chagas and Viviane Sassen have work on the Lagos Photo Festival, from 25 October to 26 November. Chagas and Portia Zvavahera are included on Shifting Africa - What the Future Holds, the Mediations Biennale Poznań, Poland (21 September - 26 October).

Viviane Sassen has a solo exhibition at G/P Gallery in Tokyo opening 4 October; in London, her Analemma: Fashion Photography 1992-2012 shows at The Photographers Gallery from 31 October to 18 January. Sassen's book In and Out of Fashion, published by Prestel, won the Kees Scherer prize for best Dutch photography book of 2011/2, and a gold medal for best photo book of 2013 in Germany.
Related press: Interview by Sean O'Hagan (The Guardian, 12 October 2013); 'Double exposure: The two faces of Viviane Sassen's photography' (The Guardian, 1 February 2013); Review of In and Out of Fashion by Annie Goodner (Frieze, 21 January 2013)

Dineo Seshee Bopape, Meschac Gaba, Serge Alain Nitegeka and Barthélémy Toguo are included on No Fixed Abode at the New Church Museum, Cape Town (14 August - 1 November).

Deutsche Bank KunstHalle in Berlin will present seven rooms of Meschac Gaba's The Museum of Contemporary African Art (20 September - 16 November). Gaba's work is included, alongside Ângela Ferreira, on The Theatre of the World at Museo Tamayo, Mexico (12 June to 31 December).

Pieter Hugo has been selected for the third Prospect New Orleans biennial, titled Notes for Now and curated by Franklin Sirmans (25 October to 25 January). Hugo's survey show This Must Be the Place is currently at the Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderna in Las Palmas (until 4 January). His Kin series can be seen at the Fundació Foto Colectania in Barcelona until 10 December, and at Cokkie Snoei in Rotterdam (11 October to 15 November).
Related press: 'Portraits of Reconciliation' (New York Times Magazine, 6 April 2014); In touch with Pieter Hugo's 'Kin' (Greg Nicolson, Daily Maverick, 9 October 2013); Kin reviewed (The Wall Street Journal, 20 September 2013); Sean O'Hagan on Kin (The Guardian, 10 September 2013)

Guy Tillim is included on Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age at the Barbican Centre, London (25 September 2014 - 11 January 2015). Tillim and Zanele Muholi have works on show at Les Rencontres Photographiques in Arles as part of the Typology, Taxonomy and Seriality: Photography group exhibition from The Walther Collection (7 July - 21 September) and both artists will exhibit at Romafotografia (26 September 2014 - 11 January 2015).

Nandipha Mntambo has been nominated for the Aimia | AGO Photography Prize, Canada's leading contemporary photography award. As part of the prize nomination her work will be exhibited at the Art Gallery of Ontario from 3 September 2014.

Sabelo Mlangeni is included in Haute Africa. The exhibition which had its debut at Photo Festival Knokke-Heist 2014 early this year has travelled to Fotogalerie Noorderlicht, Groningen, Holland and will now be showing at Cultural Centre Ter Dilft, Bornem, Belgium (12 September - 20 October). Mlangeni's work forms part of the group exhibition DOING HAIR: Art and hair in Africa at Wits Art Museum, Johannesburg, taking place from 20 August to 2 November.

Anton Kannemeyer is inlcuded on Color Theory, MUAC, Mexico City (27 September 2014 - 9 February 2015).

Zanele Muholi has solo shows at the EinsteinHaus in Ulm, Germany (18 September - 25 October).
Related press: Interview by Pamella Dlungwana (Contemporary &, December 2013); Human Rights Watch video on Zanele Muholi (25 November); 'Power of the victor' (City Press, 7 April 2013); Interview by Bim Adewunmi (New Statesman, 30 March 2013); 'Saving Face: The Portraits of Zanele Muholi' (Time LightBox, 25 February 2013)

Zanele Muholi and Andrew Putter are exhibiting alongside Yinka Shonibare MBE at the exhibition entitled Looking Back at Zeitz MOCAA. This exhibition, curated by Mark Coetzee, considers the gaze in contemporary photography both towards history and the responsibility of the viewer. This exhibition runs from 16 July to 12 October 2014. Zeitz MOCAA, Zeitz Pavilion, North Wharf, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town.

Nicholas Hlobo's Balindile II is on display at Centre Pompidou, Paris, as part of A HISTORY (art architecture design, from the 80s to now) and will run until 7 March 2016. A room of Hlobo's work curated by Kerryn Greenberg is part of the exhibition Energy and Process at Tate Modern, London.

Serge Alain Nitegeka will have his first New York solo show at Marianne Boesky's Clinton Street gallery, opening 16 November and running until 20 December.

Barthélémy Toguo has work on Vivre(s) at Domaine de Chamarande, France (24 May - 26 October).

Rise and Fall of Apartheid: Photography and the Bureaucracy of Everyday Life, curated by Okwui Enwezor with Rory Bester and including works by Jane Alexander, Jo Ractliffe, Guy Tillim and Sabelo Mlangeni, travels to Museum Africa in Newtown (after previous showings at the ICP, New York, and Haus der Kunst, Munich). The exhibition opens on 12 February and runs until 30 April 2015.

Zanele Muholi, Jo Ractliffe, Sabelo Mlangeni, Pieter Hugo, Guy Tillim, Berni Searle and Andrew Putter have work on Distance and Desire: Encounters with the African Archive, the third exhibition devoted to African photography and video art at the Walther Collection in Ulm, Germany. The exhibition, curated by Tamar Garb, runs through till 2015.