Santu Mofokeng

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crossroads:
everyday life, history, identity, memory, nature, post-colonialism
genre(subgenre):
Visual Arts (installation art, photography)
region:
Africa, Southern
country/territory:
South Africa
city:
Johannesburg
created on:
June 21, 2003
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Author: Petra Stegmann

Works

Goup Exhibitions (Choice)

Exhibition / Installation
2006 “Africa Remix”, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan “Black, Brown + White“, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria 2005 “Africa Remix”, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France “Africa Remix”, Hayward Gallery, London, Great Britain “Mooimarkshow Wien-Johannesburg”, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna, Austria “Unsettled: 8 South African Photographers”, Durban Art Gallery, Durban, South Africa “Unsettled: 8 South African Photographers”, Reykjavík Museum of Photography, Reykjavík, Iceland “New Identities - Contemporary Art from South Africa”, JAG Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa “New Identities - Contemporary Art from South Africa”, Pretoria Art Museum, Pretoria, South Africa 2004 “Self-Portrait / Part 2”, Galerie Michel Rein, Paris, France “Unsettled”, National Museum of Photography, Copenhagen, Denmark “New Identities“, Südafrika Museum, Bochum, Germany “Afrika Remix“, Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, Germany “Fotografie aus Südafrika“, Galerie Christine König, Vienna, Austria “Ralentir vite“, Frac Ile-de-France - Le Plateau, Paris, France 2003 “Sharjah International Biennial 6“, Biennial Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates 2002 “Documenta XI“, Documenta, Kassel, Germany “Survivre à l´Arphtheid de Drum Magazine á aujourd´ hui“, MEP - Maison Européene de la Photographie, Paris, France 2001 “Africas. The Artist and the City”, CCCB, Barcelona, Spain “The Short Century - Befreiungsbewegungen in Afrika“, Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany “The Short Century - Befreiungsbewegungen in Afrika“, House of World Cultures, Berlin 2000 “Translation/Seduction/Displacement“, White Box, New York, USA 1998 “Eye Africa”, S.A. National Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa 1997 “2nd Johannesburg Biennial, Johannesburg Biennial, Johannesburg, South Africa 1996 “Colours - Kunst aus Südafrika“, House of World Cultures, Berlin, Germany “Drum, 40 Jahre Fotografie in Afrika“, Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA 1995 “Transitions, Contemporary Art from South Africa”, F-Stop Gallery, Bath, USA “Distorting Mirror/Townships Imagined”, Worker´s Library, Resource Centre and Museum, Johannesburg, South Africa “Südafrikanische Fotografie“, ifa Galerie, Bonn, Germany 1994 “Rencontres de la Photographie Africaine“, Bamako, Mali “A Shifting Landscape“, Photo International, Rotterdam, Netherlands “This Land is Our Land“, The Market Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa 1993 “Montages 93, - International Festival of the Image”, Rochester, New York, USA “In Transit”, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, USA 1991 “Schwarz Weiß“, Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, Berlin, Germany “Vita Art Now“, Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa 1988 “Taking Sides“, White Chapel Gallery, London, Great Britain 1987 “Domestic Workers”, Witwatersrand University, Johannesburg, South Africa “Human Rights”, Market Galleries, Johannesburg, South Africa “Train Culture -The Staffrider Group Exhibition”, The Market Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa

Solo Exhibitions (Choice)

Exhibition / Installation
2004 “Santu Mofokeng“, Gallery Momo, Johannesburg, South Africa “Rethinking Landscape”, CPIF - Centre Photographique d’ ille de France, Pontault-Combault, France 2000 “Sad Landscapes“, Camouflage Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa 2003 “Rites sacrés, rites profanes“, 5es Rencontres de la photographie africaine, Bamako, Mali 1999 “Chasing Shadows“, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany “The Black Photo Album - Johannesburg, 1890-1950“, l´Atelier de Visu, Marseille, France 1998 “Lunarscapes”, Institut de Photo des Pays-Bas, Rotterdam, Netherlands 1997 “Chasing Shadows”, Gertrude Posel Gallery - Wits University, Johannesburg, South Africa 1995 “Distorting Mirror / Townships Imagined”, Workers Library, Johannesburg, South Africa 1994 “Rumours/The Bloemhof Portfolio“, Market Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa 1993 “Like Shifting Sand“, Market Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa 1991 “Schwarz Weiss“, Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, Berlin, Germany

Projects

This artist took part in the following project(s) organized/funded by the culturebase.net partner institutions.

Colours

Contemporary Art from South Africa

(24 May 96 - 18 August 96)
images
Preparing Sheep-Heads, Dukathole, 1989