4 November 2018 – 5 February 2019
Hacer Noche in Oaxaca, Mexico
Jo Ractliffe, Penny Siopis, Pieter Hugo, Steven Cohen, Nicholas Hlobo, Moshekwa Langa, Kemang Wa Lehulere, Zanele Muholi, Simphiwe Ndzube, Robin Rhode and Portia Zvavahera feature in Hacer Noche (Crossing Night), a series of exhibitions and residencies in Oaxaca focusing on southern Africa.
25 October 2018 - 13 January 2019
Robin Rhode at Museum Haus Konstruktiv
29 September 2018 - 24 January 2019
Wim Botha at the Norval Foundation
A solo exhibition by Wim Botha titled Heliostat is currently on view at the Norval Foundation. Curated by Owen Martins, the show - 'organised around the idea of refraction' - features new sculpture and 'brings together key works in the South African artist’s career spanning two decades'.
Nandipha Mntambo will present a talk at this year's TEDxCapeTownWomen. Themed Showing Up, this series aims to interrogate what this concept means from 'a uniquely African perspective' and will take place at the Iziko National Museum.
Viviane Sassen exhibits in Bauhaus und die Fotografie - Zum Neuen Sehen in der Gegenwartskunst (Bauhaus and Photography - On New Visions in Contemporary Art). This travelling exhibition asks how the movement 'contributes to the further development of photographic image languages today' and will begin at NRW Forum in Düsseldorf.
Guy Tillim presents a solo exhibition at Kunstverein Ludwigsburg titled Jo'burg. Works shown include early photographs from the series and recent, unseen works.
Jane Alexander, Pieter Hugo, Viviane Sassen and Guy Tillim feature in Evoking Reality at Daimler Contemporary. The exhibition 'presents objects of political photography and video art that formulate new concepts of approaching current images of reality' and is 'devoted to contemporary strategies that distance themselves from established principles of representation and popular narratives of photo journalism'.
Zanele Muholi has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship at the 2018 Royal Photographic Society Awards and Aperture has received the 2018 Lucie award for 'Book Publisher of the Year' for their work on the artist's latest publication, Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness. Book launches and signings have taken place in New York, Oslo, Paris and Johannesburg and will continue in Cape Town.
Wim Botha is among 31 artists featured in Damals nicht, jetzt nicht, niemals: not then, not now, never, an exhibition functioning as a mobile memorial of the end of the First World War in 1918. To visibly bear the idea of peace worldwide, it will travel to the UN headquarters in New York City in 2019.
Steven Cohen performs put your heart under your feet... and walk! / to Elu in various locations across France and Switzerland including Le Manège in Reims; Les Subsistances in Lyon; the Gessnerallee Zürich (2019) and the théâtre Auditorium de Poitiers (2019).
Zanele Muholi features in A Sheet of Paper Can Become a Knife at the Prince Claus Fund Gallery. The exhibition brings together ten contemporary artists who are connected by the struggle against violence.
Pieter Hugo features in Wilderness, a group exhibition at Schirn Kunsthalle examining 'traditional images and fictions of wilderness in works from 1900 to the present'.
Guy Tillim exhibits Cagliari at Fondazione di Sardegna curated by Marco Delogu. The new body of work was created as Tillim spent a two-week residency in the Italian city and is accompanied by a new publication by Punctum.
Pieter Hugo features in Civilization: The Way We Live Now opening the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Seoul, South Korea. Set to travel to Beijing, Melborne and Marseille, the show aims to 'stress the fact that contemporary civilization is an extremely complex collective enterprise.
Zanele Muholi and Serge Alain Nitegeka show in Remember to React: 60 Years of Collecting at the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale. Presented on the occasion of the institution’s 60th anniversary, the show traces the collection’s growth from its origins to today. A new major installation by Nitegeka will be unveiled during the exhibition.
Moshekwa Langa exhibits in across boundaries at the Draiflessen Collection. The exhibition puts maps from various epochs in relation to artworks by international artists that examine the cartographic depiction of space or the influence of maps on our view of the world.
Pieter Hugo and Viviane Sassen feature in the 3rd Beijing Photo Biennial at the CAFA Museum. Titled Confusing Public and Private, this year's biennale forms part of the Special Exhibitions section of the 1st Beizhen International Photography Festival and will also be held at the Culture Industry Center of Beizhen.
Art21 follows the artistic processes of David Goldblatt, Nicholas Hlobo, Zanele Muholi and Robin Rhode in the Johannesburg episode of Art in the Twenty-First Century. The local premier took place as part of the 2018 Jo'burg Art Fair and screenings continue in various venues globally and online.
Barthélémy Toguo exhibits with Soly Cisse at Galerie MAM: Art Contemporain in Cameroon. This collaboration is a continuation of a project first presented at the OFF-section of Dak'art, the 10th Dakar Biennal in 2010.
Portia Zvavahera is included in The Fabric of Felicity at the Garage Museum. Conceptualised as an international project showcasing clothes in art outside the context of the fashion industry, the exhibition seeks to 'undermine stereotypical notions of East and West, Global South and Global North'.
Portia Zvavahera is among 29 artists showing in Five Bhobh – Painting at the End of an Era, a survey of contemporary painting from Zimbabwe, at Zeitz MOCAA. The show looks at how artists have 'manipulated this medium as a way of subtly articulating complex issues, speaking in intricate, allegorical codes'.
Mame-Diarra Niang features in sempre, nunca (always, never), an exhibition at the 33rd Bienal de São Paulo, curated by Wura-Natasha Ogunji. Titled Affective Affinities, this year's biennale aims to 'avoid an overarching theme that could prompt pre-established understandings.'
Zanele Muholi's Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness exhibition travels to the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art. Curated by Renée Mussai, the show was most recently presented at the New Art Exchange, Nottingham.
Nandipha Mntambo and Serge Alain Nitegeka exhibit in Beyond Borders: Global Africa at the University of Michigan Museum of Art. The show 'reflects on this moment by considering how Africa and its artists have been at the center of complex histories of encounter and exchange for centuries'.
Pieter Hugo is included in In This Imperfect Present Moment at the Seattle Art Museum. The exhibition combines the work of 15 artists who 'convey vibrant narratives that resonate across global boundaries'.
Portia Zvavahera features in The Contested Body at the Minneapolis Institute of Art. This group exhibition approaches the human body 'not as a fixed and stable entity, but rather as a fluid, contested site for the creation of meaning'.