Steven Cohen across Europe

2 November - 15 December 2023
Steven Cohen across Europe

Steven Cohen tours his new performance-installation, Boudoir at Théâtre Vidy-Lausanne, Switzerland; Festival d’Automne, Centre Pompidou, Paris and Théâtre National de Bretagne, Rennes, France. The work 'reveals how inner conflicts, representations and the law are interwoven'.

Read .info issue 12 here

October 2022 - January 2023
Read .info issue 12 here

Issue 12 of .info introduces our newest represented artists: Cian-Yu BaiRuth Ige and Shine Shivan; debuts our Collect Call interview series with Salim Currimjee; provides a recap of Dada Khanyisa's recent residency in Paris, and more. 

Ractliffe at the Royal Photographic Society

26 October 2022
Ractliffe at the Royal Photographic Society

Jo Ractliffe is awarded a 2022 honorary fellowship from the Royal Photographic Society, recognising 'exceptional and innovative work'. This year's awards celebrate practitioners who 'incite change and bring about personal, social, and cultural wellbeing'.  

Toguo at the Louvre

12 October 2022 - 23 January 2023
Toguo at the Louvre

Barthélémy Toguo presents The Pillar of the Missing Migrants in the I. M. Pei’s Pyramid at the Louvre. Described as inviting 'us to contemplate exile' the work froms part of Things: A History of Still Life, curated by Laurence Bertrand Dorléac.

Moshekwa Langa at The Hague

3 September - 4 December 2022
Moshekwa Langa at The Hague

Moshekwa Langa presents a solo exhibition at KM21, the institute for contemporary art affiliated to Kunstmuseum Den Haag. His first major presentation in the Netherlands spans early and recent works, as well as new large-scale charcoal drawings made for the occasion. 

Dada Khanyisa awarded the FNB Art Prize

18 August 2022
Dada Khanyisa awarded the FNB Art Prize

Dada Khanyisa has won the 2022 FNB Art Prize, in recognition of their contribution to 'the contemporary art landscape of South Africa not only in theme but the form and style of their work'. The prize includes a solo show at the Johannesburg Art Gallery.

Mame-Diarra Niang and Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi at the Sharjah Biennale

Mame-Diarra Niang and Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi will feature in the 15th Sharjah Biennale. This highly anticipated edition, including over 150 artists, was conceived by Okwui Enwezor and is curated by Hoor Al Qasimi under the title Thinking Historically in the Present.

Various artists at Zeitz MoCAA

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. 

Pieter Hugo at the Sorbonne Art gallery

An exhibition of Pieter Hugo's 1994 works takes place at the Sorbonne Art Gallery as part of Photo-Days Photography festival. The series comprises images of children from the post-conflict societies of South Africa and Rwanda. 

Thenjiwe Niki Nosi at Soho Studios

Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi features in THE GYM at Soho Studios, a project that combines exhibits, performance, lectures and training sessions. It proposes alternatives to 'stereotypical body cultures and neoliberal-based self-optimization'.

Zanele Muholi in Iceland

Zanele Muholi's retrospective exhibition, first shown at Tate Modern, travels to the National Gallery of Iceland. The activist's first institutional show in the country features 100 photographs, together with video works which provide insight into marginalised communities. 

Odili Donald Odita at the Green Family Art Foundation

Odili Donald Odita features in Black Abstractionists: From Then ‘til Now at the Green Family Art Foundation. Featuring multiple generations of artists the exhibition aims to reflect how the 'history of Black artists working in abstraction is inseparable from the history of modern and contemporary art'.  

Simphiwe Ndzube at the California Biennial

Simphiwe Ndzube features in the California Biennial at the Orange County Museum of Art. Titled Pacific Gold, this edition focuses on the state's place in the 'popular American imagination by revisiting mythical stories and reimagining California as a changing land'. 

Thenjiwe Nkosi in New Formations

Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi exhibits in New Formations at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum. Featuring artworks that focus on athletics and collective procession, the show 'explores modes of kinship, alliance, and competition'.

Frida Orupabo at the Munch Triennale

Frida Orupabo presents a selection of newly commissioned works at The Machine is Us, the inaugural Munch Triennale, taking place at Munchmuseet. Her new collages, featuring archival photos with visible watermarks, investigate 'copyright and the way profits continue to be made from colonialism and other peoples’ histories'.

Odili Donal Odita at Rice University

Odili Donald Odita presents Meeting Place / Painting with Changing Parts, a new installation at the Moody Center for Arts at Rice University. The commission functions to 'heighten our awareness of physical space to illuminate our relationship to the broader world'.

Odili Donald Odita named 2022 Pew Arts Centre Fellow

Odili Donald Odita is among the 2022 recipients of a fellowship by the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage. The award recognizes how Odita 'uses color and pattern in abstract paintings, murals, and other public artworks that place African art and culture in dialogue with Western aesthetics'. 

Penny Siopis at the Peltz Gallery

Penny Siopis is among three artists in Enduring Circumstances at the Peltz Gallery of Birkbeck, University of London. The exhibition brings together artworks responding to the social effects of the pandemic, questioning 'the interaction between human health and habitat'.

Jo Ractliffe at Fondation A Stichting

Jo Ractliffe exhibits in Regards de Femmes at Fondation A Stichting. Drawing on the the collection of Astrid Ullens de Schooten Whettnall, the show highlights how the selected artists share a desire to 'denounce, break the codes and push back the boundaries on the issues of social justice, femininity and the environment'. 

Barthélémy Toguo at Museu Picasso

Barthélémy Toguo presents a solo exhibition at Museu Picasso. Comprising early and recent works, the show marks his first institutional exhibition in Spain. 

Orlando at C/O Berlin

Orlando, in which Viviane Sassen features, travels to C/O Berlin. The exhibition curated by Tilda Swinton forms part of three complementary exhibitions, taking place concurrently at the museum, that focus on queerness in photography. 

Hugo in Civilization: The Way We Live Now

Civilization: The Way We Live Now, featuring works by Pieter Hugo, travels to Musei San Domenico. The exhibition centers on over 100 photographers who, 'depict, reveal, examine, critique and otherwise reflect upon our hyper- modern, technologically complex human ‘hive’'.

Muholi at Espace Louis Vuitton München

Zanele Muholi features in From South Africa, an exhibition juxtaposing their work with David Goldblatt's at Espace Louis Vuitton München. The show highlights how both photographers 'share the activist aim of challenging their country’s past and present history by tackling issues of personal and societal identity'.

Zanele Muholi at Pier24 Photography

Zanele Muholi features in Looking Forward, the second of two consecutive exhibitions celebrating Pier24 Photography's tenth anniversary. Using single-artist galleries, the show spotlights the nuances of individual practices, with Muholi's work bringing focus to contemporary identity politics. 

The Citadel: a trilogy by Mame-Diarra Niang launches

Sahel GrisAt the Wall and Metropolis by Mame-Diarra Niang are brought together by Mack Publishers as The Citadel: a trilogy, a three-volume edition which articulates the artist's 'personal but analytic relationship with place'. 

Frida Orupabo at MAXXI L’Aquila

Frida Orupabo is among the artists selected for Afterimage at MAXXI L'Aquila. Spanning historic works and new, site-specific installations, the exhibition aims to provide 'a meditation upon memory and metamorphosis'. 

Nitegeka, Nkosi and Toguo at The Africa Centre

The Africa Center launches its new permanent collection with an exhibition featuring works by Serge Alain Nitegeka, Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi and Barthélémy Toguo. The collection aims to stand 'against reducing contemporary African art to a single story'.

Paulo Nazareth at in Scenorama

Paulo Nazareth is among the artists featuring in Scenorama at Javett-UP. Curated by Gabi Ngcobo, the evolving curatorial project and experimental platform presents 'networks of experiences, belief and knowledge systems'.

Matloga at the Hermitage Museum

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'.

Portia Zvavahera and The Milk of Dreams

Portia Zvahahera shows in the international exhibition of the 59th Venice Biennale, curated by Cecilia Alemani. Titled The Milk of Dreams, the exhibition spotlights 'symbiosis, solidarity and sisterhood'. Zvavahera showed in the Zimbabwean Pavilion in 2013.

Various artists at Labor&Materials at 21c Museums

Pieter Hugo, Zanele Muholi and Serge Alain Nitegeka feature in Labor&Materials at 21c Museums, Kansas City. The exhibition aims to 'explore the evolution of industry in the 21st century, presenting a precarious balance between promise and peril'. 

Hazara wins the Future Generation Art Prize

Aziz Hazara has been awarded the sixth Future Generation Art Prize for Bow Echo. The jury has stated the video piece 'shows how artists continue to imagine complex independent ways of existence even amidst conflicts that seem never-ending'. He presents a solo exhibition at Stevenson in 2022.

Muholi at the V&A Museum

Zanele Muholi exhibits as part of Known and Strange: Photographs from the Collection at the V&A Museum. 'The display highlights the diversity of a medium that, through its malleability, enables many different perspectives to be captured'.