Mohau Modisakeng and Candice Breitz will represent South Africa with a major two-person exhibition in the South African Pavilion, at the 57th Venice Biennale in 2017, running from 13 May to 26 November 2017 in Venice, Italy.
A collaboration between photographer Tadhg Devlin and the dementia group SURF, curated by Open Eye Gallery, is the first in a series of collaborative
A little-known series of photographs of the state of Nevada, shot in the year 1977 by the late American landscape and architectural photographer Lewis Baltz, is about to go on show for the first time.
Fascinated by the strange environments typical of pure scientific research, Daniel Stier set about investigating the idea of the experiment as an art form. “I am interested in the experiment, the idea of work that people do without any clear outcome. This constant loop of doing something, maybe failing and then starting again. That is exactly what we do as artists,” he tells BJP.
Délio Jasse’s new, previously unseen body of work, about to go on show at London’s Tiwani Contemporary, continues the artist’s exploration of the photographic archive, interweaving found images with clues from past lives to draw links between photography and memory.
David Lurie’s Cape Town-based project Writing the City, a documentary series focusing on the effects of urbanization, social marginalization and economic disparities in his native South Africa, is about to go on show in a solo exhibition in London.
Exploring the creation of Splash and Grab, a London-based photography magazine that aims to give a platform to the best emerging and under-the-radar international photography talent.
Following its five-month refurbishment, London’s Estorick Collection reopens in January 2017 with War in the Sunshine, a new exhibition of 75 rarely shown artworks revealing the little-known role of British forces in Italy during the First World War.
During pilgrimages to his native Hale County, Alabama, William Christenberry has recorded the changing appearance of the region’s natural landscape and vernacular architecture in diverse formats and media since the early 1960s. The work is shown for the first time at New York’s Pace/MacGill Gallery, in an about to launch exhibition.
What’s the genesis of this project? Why were you compelled to see this project through? I started to work on Terra Nostra in 2009 in an effort to voice both my need to reconnect to my homeland and to show the degree of decay caused by the pervasive influence of Cosa Nostra on the island. I knew since the beginning that this story would have been a long-term commitment and after seven years I felt I didn’t want to risk repeating myself after having explored a good deal of aspects related to the theme of my project. Sometimes you just need to complete a project and bring it to a positive and good end in order to work on the next thing. How have the mafia impacted on your life? To some degree the Mafia’s presence in Sicily impacts everyone, even the ones that live in denial and don’t want to admit it. Hollywood has shown and glamourised only the mere violent aspect of Cosa Nostra, but everyone’s life is routinely affected when the coasts of …