Nandipha Mntambo features in Speculative Inquiry #1 (On abstraction), an exhibition at the Michaelis Galleries that 'considers the contributions of living black women artists and the potential their practices and work stand to contribute to studies on abstraction'.
Edson Chagas, Steven Cohen, Nandipha Mntambo, Zanele Muholi, Pieter Hugo and Barthélémy Toguo are included in IncarNations: African Art as Philosophy, initiated by Kendell Geers in dialogue with collector Sindika Dokolo. Held at BOZAR Centre for Arts, the show looks at work from the region as 'a living philosophical practice'.
Nandipha Mntambo is among the artists included in Personal Structures – Identities, an exhibition taking place across various locations in Venice over the course of the city's Biennale. Hosted by the European Cultural Center - Italy, the show will feature performances and talks.
Nandipha Mntambo and Zanele Muholi feature in Made Visible: Contemporary South African Fashion and Identity at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston. The exhibition explores 'the way that clothing communicates identity, documenting the fashion choices of brave individuals challenging the social norms of their times'.
Nandipha Mntambo will present a talk at TEDxCapeTownWomen on 8 December. Themed Showing Up, the series will tackle a number of pressing issues in South Africa and takes place at the Iziko South African Museum from 5 to 9pm.
A collaboration between Nandipha Mntambo and various artists premieres at The Centre for the Less Good Idea. Titled City Deep, this collaboration considers 'how architecture and soundscapes shape and are shaped by the movement of people around this fast-changing city'.
Nandipha Mntambo and Serge Alain Nitegeka exhibit in Beyond Borders: Global Africa at the University of Michigan Museum of Art. The show 'reflects on this moment by considering how Africa and its artists have been at the center of complex histories of encounter and exchange for centuries'.
Wim Botha, Nicholas Hlobo, Nandipha Mntambo and Kemang Wa Lehulere feature in Sculpture at the Institute of Contemporary Art Indian Ocean. This group exhibition is framed as 'a didactic show that explores the numerous ways in which artists are challenging the traditions of sculpture'.
Nandipha Mntambo, Edson Chagas, Zanele Muholi, Nicholas Hlobo and Penny Siopis are among the artists whose work is included in the inaugural exhibitions at the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa at the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town.
Meschac Gaba, Simon Gush, Nicholas Hlobo, Moshekwa Langa, Nandipha Mntambo and Guy Tillim are included on Afrique Capitales, curated by Simon Njami, at La Villette in Paris (including the Mois de la Photo) and the Gare Saint Sauveur in Lille.
Meschac Gaba, Barthélémy Toguo, Nandipha Mntambo, Moshekwa Langa and Zanele Muholi are included in When the Heavens Meet the Earth: Selected Works from the Sina Jina Collection of Contemporary Art. The exhibition brings together selected works from Robert Devereux’s contemporary art collection.
Nandipha Mntambo is included in an exhibition at the Julia Stoschek Collection titled Jaguars and Electric Eels. The exhibition investigates an alternative interpretation of anthropology and zoology.
Simon Gush, Nandipha Mntambo, Bogosi Sekhukhuni and Kemang Wa Lehulere had work on the International Exhibition of the 12th edition of Dak’art, the Dakar Biennale, curated by Simon Njami. See Contemporary And for coverage of the biennale.