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Ukungenisa

Nandipha Mntambo
Ukungenisa, 2008. Film still .

'The Good Old Days'

Unknown Artist at Aarhus Art Building, Centre for Contemporary Art

An international group exhibition curated by young South African curator Clare Butcher, 'The Good Old Days' presents an unusual combination of four contemporary female artists: Agnieszka Polska, Lucia Nimcova, Lara Baladi and Nandipha Mntambo. Each artist presents a cluster of works relating to specific moments in - and forms of - collective memory, reflecting on the various ways these have been and are still mediated. While drawing on 'traditional' modes of production such as archival, domestic, and performative formats, they seek their own enunciation of the 'there and then' in the 'here and now'. Territories of the post-colonial, the gendered, the post-socialist, and of mortality are contested here, transformed into the present and the personal, but never the nostalgic.

06 February - 17 March



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  • 'Cut Your Throat'

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    Lisa Brice

    at French Riviera

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  • 'Museum of Contemporary African Art'

    'Museum of Contemporary African Art'

    Meshac Gaba

    at Deutsche Bank KunstHalle

    'My museum has no walls,' says Meschac Gaba it is, 'not a model … it’s only a question'. His twelve-room installation, acquired in 2012, is the largest single work Tate has purchased to date. The Museum of Contemporary African Art 1997&n

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  • 'Shifting Africa'

    'Shifting Africa'

    Portia Zvavahera

    at Various venues around Poznan

    'Shifting Africa', another segment of Mediations Biennale 2014, is an exhibition designed in cooperation with the Art Association Kunsthalle Hannover under the watchful eye of the main curator Harro Schmidt.The goal of the exposition is to shed light

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  • 'Kin'

    'Kin'

    Pieter Hugo

    at Fundacio Foto Colectania

    The Foto Colectania Foundation Pieter Hugo's exhibition ‘Kin’ for the first time in Europe, a bittersweet perspective on the artist's native country, South Africa. The exhibition, which will be accompanied by the homonymous book recently

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  • 'Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age'

    'Constructing Worlds' brings together eighteen exceptional photographers from the 1930s to the present day who have changed the way we view architecture and perceive the world around us. From the first skyscrapers in New York and decaying colonial st

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  • 'The Divine Comedy - Heaven, Hell, Purgatory revisited by Contemporary African Artists'

    ‘The Divine Comedy: Heaven, Purgatory and Hell Revisited by Contemporary African Artists' explores thematic sequences of Dante Aligheiri’s epic poem through new works by more than 40 contemporary artists from 19 African countries, as well

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  • 'Distance and Desire: Encounters with the African Archive'

    'Distance and Desire: Encounters with the African Archive'

    Santu Mofokeng, Andrew Putter, Pieter Hugo, Sabelo Mlangeni, Zanele Muholi, Candice Breitz and Zwelethu Mthethwa

    at The Walther Collection Project Space

    Distance and Desire: Encounters with the African Archive A three-part exhibition series on photography from Southern Africa, Distance and Desire: Encounters with the African Archive presents rarely before seen portraits, albums, cartes de visite, a

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