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Santu Mofokeng  1956, ZA

Rank (2014): 1195 

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Country
Germany 18
USA 15
France 11
South Africa 6




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Artist Rank
David Goldblatt  378 30
William Kentridge  21 25
Zwelethu Mthethwa  1204 23
Guy Tillim  420 20
Jane Alexander  2555 16



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1956 Born in Johannesburg (ZA)

Lives and works in Johannesburg (ZA)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 79  Please report missing Information



until 17.5.2015
   Distance and Desire: Encou nters with the African Archive - The Walther Collection, Neu-Ulm Send message

until 25.1.2015
   Input/output – Schnittpunkt Worpswede - Große Kunstschau Worpswede, Worpswede Send message

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2012
   Santu Mofokeng - Chasing Shadows - Thirty years of photographic essays - Extra City - Kunsthal Antwerpen, Antwerp
   Chasing Shadows - Santu Mofokeng - Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen

2011
   CHASING SHADOWS. SANTU MOFOKENG, THIRTY YEARS OF PHOTOGRAPHIC ESSAYS - Kunsthalle Bern, Bern
   Santu Mofokeng - chasseur d’ombres - Jeu de Paume, Paris

2007
   Invoice - Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg

2006
   Santu Mofokeng - Chasing Shadows: Magic and Disease - Galerie Carlier | Gebauer, Berlin

2004
   The Black Photo Album - David Krut Projects - New York, New York City, NY
   Santu Mofokeng - Galerie Art & Essai, Rennes
   Santu Mofokeng - Centre photographique d’Ile-de-France, Pontault Combault

2003
   Santu Mofokeng - Township Billboards - Beauty, Sex, Cellphones - Galerie Carlier | Gebauer, Berlin

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2014
   Le Mur, La collection Antoine de Galbert - La Maison Rouge, Paris
   (Mis)Understanding - Werke und Manifeste zur Fotografie - Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen
   8. Berlin Biennale für zeitgenössische Kunst - berlin biennale für zeitgenössische kunst, Berlin
   Contemporary Art/South Africa - Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
   Earth Matters: Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts of Africa - Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
   Apartheid & After - Huis Marseille stichting voor fotografie, Amsterdam
   Public Intimacy: Art and Other Ordinary Acts in South Africa - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2013
   Formas biográficas - Construcción y mitología individual - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
   My Joburg - Kunstszene Johannesburg - Kunsthalle im Lipsiusbau, Dresden
   My Joburg - La Maison Rouge, Paris
   Biennale di Venezia - 55th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
   Earth Matters: Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts of Africa - National Museum of African Art - Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC

2012
   Rise and Fall of Apartheid: Photography and the Bureaucracy of Everyday Life - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

2011
   Appropriated Landscapes - The Walther Collection, Neu-Ulm
   OPEN FRAME - 2EME VOLET - CRAC - Centre Régional d'Art Contemporain de Sète, Sète
Description  Figures & Fictions: Contemporary South African Photography - Victoria & Albert Museum - V&A, London
   OPEN FRAME - CRAC - Centre Régional d'Art Contemporain de Sète, Sète
   Darkroom: Photography and New Media in South Africa since 1950 - Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
   Photography 1950 - 2010 - Pretoria Art Museum, Pretoria

2010
   Darkroom: Photography and New Media in South Africa since 1950 - Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
   South African Photography 1950 - 2010 - Apartheid - Struggle - Democracy - Museum Goch, Goch
   Animism - Kunsthalle Bern, Bern
   Animism - Extra City - Kunsthal Antwerpen, Antwerp
   Animism - MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp

2009
Description and image  T.I.C.A.B – Tirana International Contemporary Art Biannual - Tirana Biennial, Tirana
   imaginar_historiar - CA2M - Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Móstoles
   prospekt Johannesburg - Gl Holtegaard, Holte

2008
Description and image  Urban Reflections - Stills, Edinburgh, Scotland
   The Messenger - Cultuurcentrum Brugge, Bruges
   Home Lands-Land Marks: Contemporary Art from South America - - Haunch of Venison - London, London (closed, 2013)
   Reality Check - South African National Gallery, Cape Town

2007
   2nd Arts in Marrakech International Biennale - Marrakech Biennale, Marrakech
   Apartheid - The South African Mirror - CCCB - Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Barcelona
   2. Fotofestival Mannheim-Ludwigshafen-Heidelberg - Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen
Description  Zeitgenössische Fotokunst aus Südafrika - Kunstmuseum Bochum, Bochum
   Africa Remix - Contemporary art of a continent - Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG), Johannesburg
Description and image  52nd International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
   Uniform: South Africa's New Clothes - Spanierman Modern, New York City, NY
   TRANS CAPE - contemporary African art on the move - - Trans Cape Africa, Cape Town (closed)
Description  Zeitgenössische Fotokunst aus Südafrika - NBK - Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin

2006
   Africa Remix - Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Description and image  Africa Remix - Contemporary Art of a Continent - Mori Art Museum, Tokyo

2005
   African Remix - l'art contemporain d'un continent - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
   Africa Remix – Contemporary Art of a Continent - Hayward Gallery, London

2004
   Ralentir vite - FRAC - Ile-de-France Le Plateau, Paris
Description  Self-Portrait / Part 2 - Galerie Michel Rein, Paris
   New Identities Contemporary South African Art - Kunstmuseum Bochum, Bochum
   Afrika Remix - Zeitgenössische Kunst eines Kontinents - Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf
Description and image  DAVID GOLDBLATT | SANTU MOFOKENG | ZWELETHU MTHETHWA - Christine König Galerie, Vienna
   Bamako '03. Fotografía africana contemporánea - CCCB - Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Barcelona

2003
   5th African Photography Encounters in Bamako - Sacred and profane rites - Ministère de la Culture, Bamako
   6th Sharjah International Biennial - Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah

2002
   Surviving APartheid - Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris
Description and image  Documenta 11 - Documenta, Kassel
Description and image  25° Bienal de São Paulo - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo
   The Short Century: Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa, 1945-1994 - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
   Shooting Resistance: South African Photography 1976 - 1994 - Axis Gallery Inc., New York City, NY

2001
Description and image  The Short Century: Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa 1945-1994 - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
   The Short Century - Das kurze Jahrhundert der Befreiung und Unabhängigkeit - Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
   The Short Century: Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa, 1945-1994 - Museum Villa Stuck, Munich

2000
   Translation/Seduction/Displacement - Institute of Contemporary Art at Main College of Art, Portland, ME
   3rd Gwangju Biennale - Man+Space - Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju
   TRANSLATION/SEDUCTION/DISPLACEMENT - White Box, New York City, NY

1999
   Identity and Environment - Ludwig Museum - Museum of Contemporary Art - Budapest, Budapest

1998
Description  eye Africa / African photography 1840-1998 - South African National Gallery, Cape Town

1995
   Fotografie in Südafrika - FFI - Fotografie Forum international, Frankfurt/Main

1993
   In Transit - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY

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South Africa

 Gallery Momo, Johannesburg

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Germany

 The Walther Collection, Neu-Ulm

Italy

 MUSEION - Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst , Bolzano

South Africa

 Wits Art Museum, Johannesburg
 Unisa Art Gallery, Pretoria

Spain

 Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona

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