10 October 2023 - 11 February 2024
Viviane Sassen in Paris
The Maison Européenne de la Photographie presents Viviane Sassen's first retrospective in France. Comprising over 200 works, Phosphor – Art & Fashion brings together photography, collage, painting and video created by the artist over the last thirty years.
26 August 2023 - February 2024
Dada Khanyisa at JAG
As the winner of the 2022 FNB Art Prize, Dada Khanyisa presents Cape Town, a new solo exhibition at the Johannesburg Art Gallery. The show acts as a 'semi-autobiographical notebook of the of spaces and moments that have shaped them in the Mother City'.
28 June – 4 November 2023
Wim Botha in Johannesburg
Wim Botha's Solipisis I is on view at the Joburg Contemporary Art Foundation as part of Otherscapes. Focusing on installations that can be seen as 'scapes', the exhibition aims to interrogate the tension between utopia and failure through the views of four artists.
Paulo Nazareth and Jo Ractliffe feature in the second chapter of The Struggle of Memory by the Deutsche Bank Collection, taking place at the Palais Populaire. This iteration focuses on how memories are inscribed, featuring artworks that explore in different ways the traces of history all around us while proposing alternative, sometimes subversive strategies of looking at the past.
Bronwyn Katz features in SIGHTLINES on Peace, Power & Prestige: Metal Arts in Africa. Curated by Drew Thompson, the exhibtion draws art historical links, bringing 'leading contemporary artists into conversation with historic African metal arts'.
Edson Chagas, Mawande Ka Zenzile, Dada Khanyisa, Moshekwa Langa, Neo Matloga, Simphiwe Ndzube, Serge Alain Nitegeka, Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi and Barthélémy Toguo exhibit in Africa Supernova at Kunsthal KAde. Drawn from the collection of Carla and Pieter Schulting, the show aims to provide 'a layered picture of how African artists reflect on their self-image'.
Mame-Diarra Niang features in UNBOUND: PERFORMANCE AS RUPTURE at the Julia Stoschek Foundation. The show 'examines how different generations of artists have called upon the body in relation to the camera to refuse oppressive ideologies' from the 1960s to today.
Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi exhibits in Resistance Training: Arts, Sports, and Civil Rights at the Broad Museum of Art, Michigan State University. Using a wide range of strategies, the show focuses on the 'shared values between artists and athletes in the advancement of social justice-related issues'.
Georgina Gratrix, Pieter Hugo, Moshekwa Langa and Jo Ractliffe exhibit in You to Me, Me to You at A4 Arts Foundation. Curated by Francisco Berzunza as a love letter, the exhibitions aims to address 'the perils of unrequited love'.
Meschac Gaba, Paulo Nazareth and Serge Alain Nitegeka features in Between borders, an exhibition on migration, power and boundless imagination at Museum Arnhem.
Edson Chagas features in A World in Common: Contemporary African Photography at Tate Modern. Incorporating film and audio, the show seeks to 'explore the many ways images travel across histories and geographies'.
Portia Zvavahera takes part in My Last Will, an exhibition and book project curated by M+M, at Kunstsammlung Chemnitz. As its premise, 30 international contemporary artists engage with the concept of legacy and respond to the question, 'What remains?'.
Neo Matloga features in CODA Paper Art 2023, the 11th edition of the museum's group exhibitions focusing on works on paper. Spanning collage, performance, sculpture and video, the show examines 'how the material inspires the contemporary artist'.
Wim Botha features in Chimères, a group exhibition by Fondation Blachère, highlighting works from their collection. The show takes place at La Gare de Bonnieux in France.
Museum MORE/ Ruurlo Castle and Dat Bolwerck present Fabulous Monsters by Viviane Sassen. The dual exhibitions highlight the surrealism in Sassen's practice while uniting the two disciplines that characterise her oeuvre: fashion photography and art.
.info introduces our newly represented artists Bronwyn Katz, Georgina Gratrix, Sosa Joseph and Jane Alexander, and features an interview reflecting on 20 years of the gallery's existence with our founder. Plus a calendar of exhibitions and more.
Wim Botha participates in Healing at Fondation WhiteSpaceBlackBox. The group exhibition observes this process as 'a fragile reality where reconciliation becomes essential'.
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'.
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'.
Sahel Gris, At 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'.
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'.