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Reinata Sadimba and Mapfara

Vozez da terra. Reinata Sadimba and Mapfara. Modern sculpture inspired by Makonde traditions. Sadimba grew up making everyday clay utensils and then became a serious ceramic artist. During the civil w...
Nairobi What's on

Wamama Na Kazi

The three women in this group exhibition explore the roles of women. The artists are Maryann Muthoni, Caroline Mbirua and Esther Mukuhi. Muthoni is based at the Kuona Trust Studios as a full-time...
Cape Town What's on

Martyrs, saints and sellouts

Photos by the anti-apartheid photographers Benny Gool, Zubeida Vallie and Adil Bradlow. Many of the photos were taken on Cape Flats and show well-known events and political activists, but there are al...
Addis Ababa What's on

Tewodros Hagos: You and Me

You and Me is the title of the exhibition of work by Tewodros Hagos. This Ethiopian artist displays hyper-realistic figurative paintings based on real-life experiences in Addis Ababa. His works her...
Nairobi What's on


Exhibition of work by William Wambugu, an up-and-coming artist who focuses on the details of the world around him in his drawings and sketches. This exhibition at the Goethe Institut includes many...
Maputo What's on

Vasco Manhiça

Black Box by Vasco Manhiça. An exhibition of paintings and drawings by this Mozambican artist who is now based in Germany. His works are in the National Museum of Art and he has had exhibitions...
Addis Ababa What's on

Heritage exhibition in Addis Ababa

Exhibition entitled Neglected Heritage. Architecture of the first 50 years of the Capital of Africa. As Ethiopia plans for a capital of more than four million inhabitants Addis Ababa is being tran...
Cape Town What's on

Tribute Kevin Atkinson

This exhibition is drawn from the Atkinson’s underground Studio, better known as Plato’s Cave and pays tribute to the South African painter and sculptor Kevin Atkinson (1939-2007). It anal...
Cape Town What's on

Against the Grain: Five Sculptures in Wood

This exhibition, entitled Against the Grain, displays a series of works by five talented black African wood sculptors from the Western Cape, including Isaac Makeleni, Ishmael Thyssen, Stepherd Mbanya,...
Cape Town What's on

R-A-T: An Associative Ordering

This exhibition uses the Rattus Norvegicus, the common brown rat, as a mean to explore the representation of species within natural history museums. It places rats around the exhibitory space in a va...
Cape Town What's on

Exhibition by Jabulani Dhlamini

This solo exhibition by the Johannesburg-based photographer Jabulani Dhlamini, entitled UMama, displays a selection of intimate portraits of single mothers and their homes, which pay tribute to women...
Cape Town What's on

Pattern Language by Rodan Kane Hart

This exhibition entitled Pattern Language, displays a series of new steel sculptures, sculptural inlays and installations by Rodan Kane Hart. In his works Hart explores experiential structures and scu...
Nairobi What's on

Kanga Stories Exhibition

This exhibition, entitled Kanga Stories, The Cloth that Reveals, focuses on the Kanga cloth, a colourful printed cotton fabric, worn mainly by women in central and eastern Africa. Kanga and which in o...
Nairobi What's on

Uirapuru by Iván Navarro & Courtney Smith

This exhibition, entitled Uirapuru, features a series of short videos by the Brooklyn based sculptors Iván Navarro and Courtney Smith. On screen are five short videos, which refer to the traje...
Accra What's on

Art Installation by Gideon Appah

This large-scale art installation, which combines a video with some sculptural pieces, was created by Gideon Appah and entirely covers the horizontal walls and the interior ceilings of Goethe-Institut...
Addis Ababa What's on

Tribute to the Smiles of African Mothers

This exhibition, entitled Smiles of African Mothers, features a series of photographs by some photographers of Magnum, commissioned by the Italian Committee for the Medical Collaboration, a non-profit...
Addis Ababa What's on

Right Here: Addis Ababa Biographical Map

This multicultural event consists of a video and map presentation by the Italian photographer, architect and artist Anna Positano, which relates places and memories. It mixes biography and geography t...
Addis Ababa What's on

Addis Modern: Rediscovering the 1960s Architecture of Africa’s Capital City

This exhibition, entitled Addis Modern, documents modern architecture in Addis Ababa when the Ethiopian capital became the seat of the African Union. The exhibition focuses on series of buildings with...
Cairo What's on

Veiled Reality by Souad Mardam Bey

This exhibition, entitled Veiled Reality, consists of a mostly monochromatic series of large-scale portraits by the Cairo-based, Syrian artist Souad Mardam Bey. Bey reflects on the contemporary socio-...
Cape Town What's on

Changing Faces Exhibition

Various emerging and established South African artists have come together for this exhibition, entitled Changing Faces. On display are a series of portraits, which reflect on the changes in the portra...


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