Jo Ractliffe a finalist for Deutsche Börse

25 March - 12 June 2022
Jo Ractliffe a finalist for Deutsche Börse

Jo Ractliffe is one of four artists shortlisted for the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2022, getting the nod for her publication Photographs 1980s – now. An exhibition will be presented at The Photographers’ Gallery, London, and the winner announced on 12 May.

Ka Zenzile nominated for Sovereign Prize

26 January - 28 February 2022
Ka Zenzile nominated for Sovereign Prize

Mawande Ka Zenzile is among the artists shortlisted for the inaugural Norval Sovereign African Art Prize, intended to 'celebrate the practices of leading contemporary artists'. The selected artworks will be exhibited at the museum from 26 January 2022 and the winner announced in February.

Hazara wins the Future Generation Art Prize

December 2021
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.

Zanele Muholi In Berlin

26 November 2021 - 13 March 2022
Zanele Muholi In Berlin

Zanele Muholi presents a solo exhibition at Gropius Bau. Adapted from their Tate survey show, this selection of works spans early and recent works, making it possible to 'experience the entire spectrum' of their photography. 

Zanele Muholi in Umeå

27 November 2021 - 15 May 2022
Zanele Muholi in Umeå

Another solo exhibition adapted from Muholi's Tate survey takes place at Bildmuseet. The show will look at the breadth of their practice and will include a new publication featuring an interview with the activst. 

Neo Matloga in Germany

24 October 2021 - 13 February 2022
Neo Matloga in Germany

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'. 

Nitegeka at Palais de Tokyo

Serge Alain Nitegeka exhibits in Ubuntu, a lucid dream at Palais de Tokyo, curated by Marie-Ann Yemsi. The show brings together works which chime with the Ubuntu philosophy of “making humanity together” 'while attempting to approach it as a resource, a space for invention, or fiction, as well as a mediation with the real world'.

Simphiwe Ndzube features in The Momentary's group exhibition

As one of six artists featured in The Momentary's group exhibition, In Some Form or Fashion, Simphiwe Ndzube explores the cultural implications of fashion and how identities are shaped by the garments individuals purchase, wear and dispose of, with a site-responsive, large-scale installation.

Frida Orupabo at Galerie Rudolfinum

Frida Orupabo joins Kara Walker, Julius Eastman & The Otolith Group, Sunday Service (with Kanye West), and Noah Davis for Galerie Rudolfinum's latest time-based exhibition, 'Not Without Joy'.

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'.  

Guy Tillim, Pieter Hugo and Viviane Sassen works selected for 'Friendship. Nature. Culture.' exhibition.

Works by Pieter Hugo, Viviane Sassen and Guy Tillim are included in the 44th anniversary exhibition at Daimler Contemporary, titled Friendship. Nature. Culture. The collection's 3 000 works span 100 years, '[forming] networks and [exploring] the interplay between art and human coexistence'.

Frida Orupabo at the PinchukArtCentre

The exhibition of artists shortlisted for the 2021 Future Generation Art Prize, including Frida Orupabo, takes place at the PinchukArtCentre. Curated by Björn Geldhof, this edition 'explores the world we live in today and how past experiences compel us to face a more inclusive future'. 

Art City Amsterdam Podcast

Joost Bosland and Rubiah Balsem's new podcast, Art City Amsterdam, hosts artists, curators and gallerists. Their most recent guests, 'nextgen dealers' Christian Luiten and Curtis Penning, discuss their unique approach, passion for details.  

Various artists at PAMM  - Allied with Power

Pieter Hugo, Zanele Muholi, Odili Donald Odita, Robin RhodeGuy Tillim and Portia Zvavahera are included in Allied with Power: African and African Diaspora Art from the Jorge M Pérez Collection at the Pérez Art Museum Miami. 'Collapsing national borders, the artists in the exhibition ally with power, representing a kaleidoscope of voices that declare their authority.'

Meleko Mokgosi in Michigan

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.