Meleko Mokgosi
Odita and Mokgosi in Stressed World

Meleko Mokgosi and Odili Donald Odita exhibit in Stressed World at Jack Shainman. The works are selected for how they 'remind us that the stressors of our times—from ecological strain to the sociological trouble embedded in our own collective histories'. 

Meleko at Jack Shainman Gallery 2021

Meleko Mokgosi presents two solo exhibitions, The social revolution of our time cannot take its poetry from the past but only from the poetry of the future. and Pan-African Pulp, at Jack Shainman Gallery,

Mokgosi and Muholi at Athens Biennale

Meleko Mokgosi and Zanele Muholi are both featured in ECLIPSE, the 7th Athens Biennale. Curated by Omsk Social Club and Larry Ossei-Mensah, this edition seeks to assess the implications of identity, history and cultural complexity, and to create dynamic cross-cultural discourse.

 Meleko Mokgosi in Vermont

Scripto-visual, an investigation into the politics of representation by Meleko Mokgosi, takes place at The Current. Combining images, poetry and theory, Mokgosi aims to provide new frames of reference, 'which could be used to supplement the dominant and mostly Eurocentric forms of knowledge.'

Meleko Mokgosi awarded Soros Arts Fellowship

Meleko Mokgosi is among this year's recipients of a Soros Arts Fellowship, which aims to 'advances the broader practice of socially engaged artists and cultural producers', and includes support towards the realisation of large-scale project.

Mokgosi at the Pérez Art Museum Miami

Meleko Mokgosi'Your Trip to Africa references Peter Kubelka's 1966 Unsere Afrikareise ('Our Trip to Africa'). Mokgosi adds 'a new emotional force, reversing the desensitized tone that often accompanies modernist aesthetic treatments of non-Western subjects'.

Meleko Mokgosi in Michigan

Pan-African Pulp, a commission by Meleko Mokgosi, is on view at the University of Michigan Museum of Art. His installation features large-scale panels inspired by African photo novels of the 1960s and 70s, a mural examining the complexity of blackness, and posters from pan-African movements around the world.

Meleko Mokgosi at the Hammer Museum 2019

The Hammer Museum exhibits a works from Meleko Mokgosi's Pax Kaffraria (2010–2014) in a presentation titled Selections from the Hammer Contemporary Collection: Meleko Mokgosi. This exhibition will mark the second time this work has been shown in Los Angeles.

Meleko Mokgosi in Chicago

Meleko Mokgosi's Bread, Butter, and Power, first shown at the Fowler Museum at UCLA now travels to the Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago. The installation interrogates the theme of feminism in the context of southern Africa, and considers the consequences of divided labor practices'. 

Meleko Mokgosi appointed appointed Associate Professor in Painting/Printmaking at Yale

Meleko Mokgosi has been appointed Associate Professor in Painting/Printmaking at the Yale School of Art. 'As both a teacher and an artist, Mokgosi further contributes to the rich dialogue between pedagogy and practice'.

Meleko opening at Honor Fraser Gallery

Meleko Mokgosi presents a solo exhibition titled Objects of Desire: Reflections on the African Still Life at Honor Fraser Gallery. Objects of Desire and Chimurenga are the final chapters in the series Democratic Intuition started by the artist in 2013.

Meleko Mokgosi in Baltimore
Meleko Mokgosi presents a solo exhibition titled Acts of Resistance at the Baltimore Museum of Art. Mokgosi exhibits new works - some in response to works of art at the BMA - and existing multi-panel canvases in a cycle of paintings inspired by contemporary feminist perspectives on African experience.
Meleko Mokgosi at the Fowler Museum

A solo exhibition by Meleko Mokgosi titled Bread, Butter, and Power is on view at the Fowler Museum at UCLA. This body of work forms the newest chapter in Mokgosi's ongoing series Democratic Intuition.

Focus on Africa at Fondation Louis Vuitton

Art/Afrique, le nouvel atelier features Nicholas HloboJane Alexander, Moshekwa Langa, Zanele Muholi, Kemang Wa Lehulere and Bogosi Sekhukhuni on Being There, South Africa; Barthélémy Toguo on The Insiders; and Robin Rhode and Meleko Mokgosi as part of the Louis Vuitton collection.

Meleko Mokgosi at Rochester Contemporary Art Center

A solo exhibition of Meleko Mokgosi's Pax Kaffraria series is showing at the Rochester Contemporary Art Center. This will be the first time the chapters of this particular project are being exhibited together.

Meleko Mokgosi at Jack Shainman Gallery
Meleko Mokgosi had two concurrent solo exhibitions at Jack Shainman Gallery: Comrades II was featured at the gallery's 24th Street space while Lerato was on view at the 20th Street location.