Zanele Muholi
Art, News |
June 29, 2017

Zanele Muholi

From July 8 to October 15, 2017, the Stedelijk Museum will present a selection of work from the series ‘Somnyama Ngonyama’, ‘Faces and Phases’, and ‘Brave Beauties’ by South African artist Zanele Muholi. From an insider position, Muholi photographs the black lesbian and transgender community in South Africa. Starting with her very first work, Only Half the Picture, (2006), her arresting, powerful and......

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Guy Tillim Wins 2017 Henri Cartier-Bresson Award

On June 20, 2017, South African photographer Guy Tillim, received the Henri Cartier-Bresson (HCB) Award, for his work titled Museum of the Revolution at the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson in Paris. The HCB Award supports the creation of a photography project which could not be achieved without this help. It is intended for a photographer who has already completed a significant body of work,......

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In Memory of Khadija Saye

Emerging photographer Khadija Saye and her mother Mary Mendy were on the 20th floor apartment when the fire struck, and were among the victims of the recent Grenfell Tower tragedy in London. Born in London, 24-year-old Saye lived and worked in the apartment she shared with her Gambian mother. Saye was home schooled until age 16, when she won a full scholarship to the......

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Be Kind Please Rewind
Art, News |
June 28, 2017

Be Kind Please Rewind

Gallery MOMO presents Be Kind Please Rewind by national and international artists Rehema Chachage, Carla Inez Espost, Francois Knoetze, Lucia Nhamo, Martin Wilson and Kyu Sang Lee. These artists through the medium of film and video, seek to explore the various complexities of video’s relationship to the construction and perception of history and memory, by grappling with personal histories and collective memories, nostalgia, and storytelling. The work of......

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A Tourist Guide to Calabar

Calabar is pregnant, heavy with many tourist attractions. The city is over 2,000 years old, and was a popular sea port as far back as the 15th century, and a major slave trade port from the late 17th to 19th centuries. Due to her early role in international trade and colonial administration, Calabar hosts the earliest military barracks, the first Presbyterian Church (Church......

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