Steven Cohen at EVA International

14 April - 8 July 2018
Steven Cohen at EVA International

Steven Cohen's Chandelier is being screened at EVA International - Ireland's Biennial, curated by Inti Guerrero. Emphasising 'the word "international" that is central to EVA’s identity', this iteration brings together works by artists across generations around subjects of nationhood, progress and technology.
Penny Siopis on The World's Game

13 April – 2 September 2018
Penny Siopis on The World's Game

Penny Siopis presents a new installation in The World’s Game: Fútbol and Contemporary Art, a group exhibition at the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM). With the 2018 FIFA World Cup coming up, the exhibition explores how the sport has stimulated artists to reflect upon its implications on society.
Zanele Muholi in Buenos Aires

15 March - 27 May 2018
Zanele Muholi in Buenos Aires

Somnyama Ngonyama: Hail The Dark Lioness, Zanele Muholi's acclaimed self-portrait series, opened at the Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires on 15 March. Spanning older and more recent works, this is Muholi's first institutional solo exhibition in Argentina.
Meleko at the Baltimore Museum of Art
Meleko Mokgosi presents a solo exhibition titled Acts of Resistance at the Baltimore Museum of Art. Mokgosi creates new works— some in response to specific works of art at the BMA—and incorporates existing multi-panel canvases to create a cycle of paintings inspired by contemporary feminist perspectives on African experience.
Zanele Muholi at New Art Exchange
Zanele Muholi's Autograph ABP exhibition, Somnyama Ngonyama: Hail, the Dark Lioness travels to New Art Exchange, Nottingham. The exhibition is curated by Renée Mussai.
Zanele Muholi at Museum Of Contemporary Photography
Zanele Muholi features in In Their Own Form at the Museum Of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College.The exhibition 'seeks to illuminate the myriad ways blackness might hope to exist without the imposition of oppression, racism and stereotypes ever-present in Western cultures, mediated through Afrofuturist themes'.
Various artists at the 11th Bienal do Mercosul
Zanele MuholiMame-Diarra NiangViviane Sassen and Kemang Wa Lehulere are included in the 11th Mercosul Biennial. This year's iteration is curated by Alfons Hug and Paula Borghi and 'aims to take a look at the triangle that has been linking the destinations of America, Africa and Europe for more than 500 years'.
Robin Rhode at the Scottish National Gallery

Robin Rhode shows photographic works in NOW: Jenny Saville, Sara Barker, Christine Borland, Robin Rhode, Markus Schinwald, Catherine Street at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. The NOW series of exhibitions was launched in March 2017 and reflects the National Gallery’s ambition to share contemporary art with a wider audience.

Barthélémy Toguo at Savvy Contemporary

Barthélémy Toguo features in WE HAVE DELIVERED OURSELVES FROM THE TONAL – Of, with, towards, on Julius Eastman at Savvy ContemporaryThe project consists of an exhibition, a program of performances, concerts and lectures as well as a publication looking at African American composer, musician and performer Julius Eastman.

Simon Gush at Ex Teresa Arte Actual

Simon Gush presents a solo exhibition titled Al final del trabajo at Ex Teresa Arte Actual. Curated by Helena Chávez Mac Gregor and Virginia Roy Luzarraga, the exhibition features recent works that 'reflect on the problem of work in the contemporary world'.

Bogosi Sekhukhuni at Foxy Production
Bogosi Sekhukhuni's inaugural North American solo exhibition takes place at Foxy Production. The exhibition features new and recent works addressing 'the interplay between consumption and identity within a South African and global context'.
Nicholas Hlobo at Haus de Kunst
Nicholas Hlobo features in Blind Faith: Between the Visceral and the Cognitive in Contemporary Art at Haus der Kunst. The exhibition assembles over 25 international artists who deploy a variety of media in order to interrogate logics of truth, authenticity, opinion, and faith. 
Pieter Hugo at the Barbican
Pieter Hugo is included in Another Kind of Life: Photography on the Margins at the Barbican Art Gallery in London. The exhibition touches on themes of countercultures, subcultures and minorities and seeks to reflect a diverse, complex view of the world as captured by photographers.
Nicholas Hlobo at the Maitland Institute

Nicholas Hlobo presents an immersive installation titled Umthamo with Cinga Samson at the Maitland Institute. In this exhibition Hlobo elevates his investigation of the materiality of copper through a playful engagement with space.

Zanele Muholi in plastic entanglements

Work by Zanele Muholi features in Plastic Entanglements: Ecology, Aesthetics, Materials, a travelling exhibition organised by the Palmer Museum of Art. The show brings together 30 contemporary artists to explore society's environmental, aesthetic and technological involvement with plastic.

Six films by Penny Siopis
Penny Siopis' This is a True Story: Six Films (1997-2017), the first exhibition to focus solely on the artist's film works, is currently on view at Zeitz MOCAA. The survey includes the African premiere of Welcome Visitors!, commissioned by Prospect 4, the New Orleans Triennial.
Meleko Mokgosi at the Fowler Museum

A solo exhibition by Meleko Mokgosi titled Bread, Butter, and Power is on view at the Fowler Museum at UCLA. This body of work forms the newest chapter in Mokgosi's ongoing series Democratic Intuition.

Various artists in More for less at A4

Edson Chagas, Meschac Gaba, Jo RactliffeViviane Sassen and Kemang Wa Lehulere feature in More for Less at A4. Curated by Josh Ginsburg, the exhibition is focused on 'works and practices that fluidly seek to engage entropy and efficiency, waste, residue and offcuts, transactions, propositions, and serious play'.

Zanele Muholi at LUMA Westbau

Zanele Muholi's first institutional solo show in Switzerland opens at LUMA Westbau. In addition to a comprehensive selection of works from Faces and Phases, Brave Beauties and Somnyama Ngonyama, the exhibition includes a screening programme of Muholi's documentaries. 

Robin Rhode wins the 2018 Zurich Art Prize

Robin Rhode has been awarded the 2018 Zurich Art Prize. The jury expressed enthusiasm about Rhode's practice of integrating the audience as well as his handling of constructivist borrowings. Rhode will produce a solo exhibition in October 2018 at Museum Haus Konstruktiv as part of the prize.

Mawande Ka Zenzile and Kemang Wa Lehulere at Amsersfoort
Mawande Ka Zenzile and Kemang Wa Lehulere feature in Tell Freedom. 15 South African Artists. This exhibition focuses on 'young artists who immerse themselves in the history, present and future of South Africa in a global context'.
Portia Zvavahera at Minneapolis Institute of Art

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'.

Zanele Muholi receives French knighthood

Zanele Muholi has been named a Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in recognition of their work in the arts and the LGBTQI community. They currently have a 'homecoming' exhibition at the Durban Art Gallery - the first solo show in the city of their birth.

kemang Wa Lehulere at the Baloise Art Forum
A solo exhibition of works on paper by Kemang Wa Lehulere takes place at the Baloise Group Art Forum. Wa Lehulere is the recipient of the 2013 Baloise Art Prize at Art Basel.
Pieter Hugo at the Museum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, Pieter Hugo's mid-career survey exhibition, travels to the Museum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte (MMK) in Dortmund, Germany. The exhibition, previously at Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, will be on show until May 2018.

Wa Lehulere wins Performa award

Kemang Wa Lehulere has won the Malcolm McLaren Award presented by Performa in recognition of artists who stage 'an innovative and thought-provoking performance' during the New York-based biennial. Wa Lehulere received the prize for his work I Cut My Skin to Liberate the Splinter.

Pieter Hugo at the Haifa Museum of Art

Works from Pieter Hugo's 1994 series feature in Dangerous Art at the Haifa Museum of Art. This exhibition 'revolves around artists' response to limitations placed on civil freedom, in Israel and worldwide'.

Guy Tillim wins HCB Award

Guy Tillim has won the HCB Award 2017, presented by the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson in Paris. Tillim was selected for his body of work titled Museum of the Revolution. The award supports the creation of a photography project which could not be achieved without this help, and includes an exhibition and a book.