27 February - 30 May 2020
Meleko Mokgosi at the Perez Art Museum
Meleko Mokgosi presents Your Trip to Africa, created for the museum’s double-height project gallery. Referencing Austrian filmmaker Peter Kubelka's 1966 work, 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'.
19 December 2019 - 14 June 2020
Kemang Wa Lehulere at Zeitz MOCAA
Kemang Wa Lehulere presents Laying bare: Studio process at the museum at Zeitz MOCAA, in which he occupies the institution as a live working space, 'revealing the inspirations and fascination in the artist’s use of material. It deals with germination, experimentation and collaboration'.
17 December 2019 - 8 March 2020
Pieter Hugo in Unseen at the Getty
Pieter Hugo features in Unseen: 35 Years of Collecting Photographs at the J Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles. The exhibition highlights 'associations between photographs from different times and places' to 'underscore a sense of continuity and change within the history of the medium'.
Read our .info newsletter issue 03
Our quarterly .info newsletter features news about our programme for 2020, a welcome to new members of the Stevenson collective, extracts from Hans Ulrich Obrist's interview with Portia Zvavahera; a calendar of exhibitions and more. Pick up a copy at the gallery or click here to read it online.
30 November 2019 - 10 May 2020
Viviane Sassen at the Helmut Newton
Viviane Sassen exhibits in the Helmut Newton Stiftung in the Museum für Fotografie, Berlin, as part of Body Performance. With their common focus on the human body, the images have been chosen for their ability to unpack the 'close connection between photography and performance'.
22 November 2019 – 22 February 2020
Robin Rhode in Amsterdam
Stevenson's Prinsengracht office hosts Jericho, a presentation of new works by Robin Rhode, commissioned by Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg for Memory is the Weapon, his career survey at the museum. For these new series, Rhode has created his signature visual poems on walls in the ancient city of Jericho.
Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi features in Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From, a travelling exhibition showing at Aga Khan Museum. The show has a stated focus on migration, channelling 'the second-generation experience in a series of diverse artistic commissions exploring cross-cultural artistic realities'.
Guy Tillim exhibits in Des marches, démarches (Walking: ways of thinking, ways of moving) at Frac Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur in Marseilles. The exhibition brings together artists involved in 'artistic travel practices; artists who invent, express, practice and remain aware of the socio-political issues of their approaches'.
Zanele Muholi's Somnyama Ngonyama: Hail the Dark Lioness exhibition, first shown at Autograph ABP, opens at the Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African and African American Art at Harvard University. Curated by Renée Mussai, this iteration of the touring show includes a roundtable discussion titled Playing in the Dark.
Penny Siopis and Nicholas Hlobo are included in Indian Ocean Current: Six Artistic Narratives at the McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College. The exhibition explores 'the contemporary legacy of the long movement of people, things and ideas' across this body of water.
Pieter Hugo’s Gadawan Kura – The Hyena Men are on view in Five stories with a point of view, an exhibition of works from the collection of MUSAC, Museum of Contemporary Art of Castilla y Leon, Spain.
Nandipha Mntambo exhibits in Ngoma: Art and Cosmology at the Johannesburg Art Gallery. Curated by Musha Neluheni, Philippa van Straaten and Khwezi Gule, the selected works 'bring to the fore the entanglements of historical, physical, metaphysical and existential spheres of existence'.
Zanele Muholi's first major retrospective exhibition in the UK will open at Tate Modern in April 2020. Spanning new and early work, this exhibition aims to present the full breadth of Muholi’s photographic and activist practice.
Steven Cohen performs across France and Poland, presenting put your heart under your feet …and walk! at Maison de la Culture de Seine-Saint-Denis, Paris (28-29 November); Theater Juliusz-Słowacki, Cracow (14 December), and Bonlieu Scène Nationale d’Annecy (22-23 January 2020).
Zanele Muholi is the recipient of the 2019 Lucie Award for Humanitarian Photography. This annual event honours achievements in photography as part of the foundation's mission to celebrate 'masters of the field, discover and cultivate emerging talent, and promote the appreciation of photography worldwide'.
Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg presents Memory is the Weapon, an overview of two decades of work by Robin Rhode. The show features more than 800 square metres of digital animations, photographic series, drawings, sculptural elements and performances.
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.
Zanele Muholi and Penny Siopis feature in I Am ... Contemporary Women Artists of Africa at the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art. Drawing on the museum's permanent collection, the show 'explores the vital contributions of women to issues including the environment, identity, politics, race, sexuality, social activism, faith, and more'.