Penny Siopis in Athens

17 May - 10 November 2024
Penny Siopis in Athens

Penny Siopis's first retrospective in Europe takes place at the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens. Curated by Katerina Gregos, the exhibition brings together the entirety of her practice while highlighting her mark on a generation of younger artists.

Jo Ractliffe on Fotografia Europea

26 April - 9 June 2024
Jo Ractliffe on Fotografia Europea

Landscaping by Jo Ractliffe features in the 19th edition of Fotografia Europea, titled Nature loves to hide. The exhibition aims to cultivate new narratives, examining the 'connections between concealment and discovery that dominate our relationship with Nature'.

Viviane Sassen in Japan

13 April - 12 May 2024
Viviane Sassen in Japan

Viviane Sassen presents PHOSPHOR: Art & Fashion 1990-2023 at the 12th Kyotographie international photography festival. Travelling from the Maison Européenne de la Photographie, this retrospective brings together 200 works across three decades. 

Nkosi wins the Helgaard Steyn Prize

20 March 2024
Nkosi wins the Helgaard Steyn Prize

Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi receives the 2023 Helgaard Steyn Prize - this iteration for painting - on the basis of her work Ceremony, described by the judges as 'laden with rich nuanced and multifaceted meanings around notions of race, gender, identity and class'.

Chagas at the first Malta Biennale

13 March - 31 May 2024
Chagas at the first Malta Biennale

Edson Chagas features in baħar abjad imsaġar taż-żebbuġ​ (white sea olive groves), Malta's inaugural biennale. Taking place across various locations on the island nation, the biennale is 'inspired by a process of formulating new narratives for the region'.

Mame-Diarra Niang in Cape Town

16 November 2023 - 7 July 2024
Mame-Diarra Niang in Cape Town

Zeitz MOCAA presents Self as a Forgotten Monument, a survey of Mame-Diarra Niang's work. Featuring sound, installation and Niang's key photographic trilogies, the exhibition is conceptualised as 'an invitation to embrace the artist’s notion of the 'plasticity of territory''.

Deborah Poynton in Switzerland

Deborah Poynton is included in Dream with Open Eyes at the Foundation WhiteSpace-BlackBox. Poynton's tripych, To Be Alone, features in the group exhibition to further its exploration of how dreams 'need no statics, no laws, no borders'. 

Nkosi at the  Carnegie Museum of Art

The Same Track by Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi features in the 2024 Carnegie Museum of Art Film Series curated by Astria Suparak. Her film forms part of Power Plays, a section addressing 'the political and economic forces driving the global sports-media complex'.

Nazareth in Brumadinho

Paulo Nazareth presents Esconjuro (Conjuration; 2024 at Inhotim Museum. He occupies various parts museum over the course of 18 months, divided into seasons, as a way of highlighting new ways of relating to the earth, its cycles. 

Georgina in Dallas

Work by Georgina Gratrix forms part of Some Dogs Go To Dallas, a group exhibition drawn from the collection of Pamela and David Hornik. Featuring works dating back to the 1960s, the show explores art's relationship with dogs, both as companions and as muses. 

Paulo Nazareth's Pedagogia

Paulo Nazareth presents PEDAGOGIA at the Federal University of Minas Gerais. The project combines an overview of his existing works with those made during Nazareth's stay at the institution. PEDAGOGIA includes performances, open classes, screenings, workshops and an occupation of the university premises, with emphasis on the library.

Frida Orupabo in the Verbund Collection

Frida Orupbo features in an exhibition of works from the Verbund collection at the Albertina Museum, held in celebration of the collection’s twentieth anniversary. This showing places emphasis on 'new acquisitions in the context of ‘Gender, Identity & Diversity'. 

Portia Zvavahera in 'Revered and Feared'

Portia Zvavahera features in Revered and Feared: Feminine Power in Art and Belief at CaixaForum, Barcelona. Travelling from Madrid, the exhibition 'traces the spiritual influence of women throughout history and across six continents, providing a dialogue with sculptures, sacred objects and contemporary works of art'.

Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi at the Hammer Museum

Hammer Projects: Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi takes place as a site-specific mural and installation in the museum's lobby, demarcating 'a portal into a world where dynamics of power, nationalism, patriarchy, and excellence are as much on display as the athletes themselves'.

Mokgosi, Odita and Orupabo at the In Brooklyn

Meleko Mokgosi, Odili Donald Odita and Frida Orupabo feature in Giants: Art from the Dean Collection of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys, taking place at the Brooklyn Museum. The presentation spotlights works by Black diasporic artists, part of the museum's ongoing efforts to expand the art-historical narrative. 

Pieter Hugo in Museum der Arbeit

Pieter Hugo features in Man & Mining at the Museum der Arbeit. The show aims to 'connect the asymmetries of global resource extraction and the concrete consequences for people in the Global South with a discussion of consumer behavior'. 

Simphiwe Ndzube in the Rubell Museum DC

Simphiwe Ndzube is among the artists featured in Singular Views: 25 Artists at the Rubell Museum DC. Drawn entirely from the Rubells' collection, the show is structured as a group exhibition of solo presentations that 'excavate cultural history while addressing contemporary concerns'. 

Mame-Diarra Niang at the Julia Stoschek Foundation

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.

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'.