Neo Matloga and Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi are among the artists included in When We See Us at the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa. Featuring works from the 1920s to the present, the exhibition explores Black self-representation through portraiture and figuration in painting.
along came your eyes, a solo exhibition by Neo Matloga takes place at the Hermitage Museum, Amsterdam as part of his winning of the 10th ABN AMRO Art Award. He received the prize recognition of his 'compositional acuity and his vibrant, powerful and spirited work'.
Neo Matloga presents a solo exhibition titled my hero is always next to me at Stroom Den Haag. In this selection of experimental works, Matloga shifts scale and perspective, 'inviting the public to make active viewing a personal and intimate experience'.
Neo Matloga forms part of a two-person exhibition at the Marta Herford Museum for Art titled We just want to be closer. Alongside photographer Singarum Moodley, the artist presents 'a multi-layered narrative about freedom and self-determination'.
Neo Matloga has been selected as one of 30 artists to participate in Watou 2021, a festival coordinated by a trio of curators Benedicte Goesaert, Chantal Pattyn and Peter Verhelst. 'The 40th edition represents movement, harmony, humanity and intensity.'
De Vereniging presents a solo exhibition by Neo Matloga at S.M.A.K, Ghent, featuring a selection of recent works which have not yet been shown in Europe. These large-scale homages to the Black experience mark Matloga's first institutional solo presentation in Belgium.
Neo Matloga features in Collection as Poem in the Age of Ephemerality at the X Museum. Through the work of 15 artists the exhibition 'expands the spectrum of poem into language, sound, speech, ephemerality, and extinction'.