1.07.2021   |  Art And About Africa

July Art Events

Let’s celebrate the African Continent together through its Arts and creativity!
The list follows the Alphabetic order by States, at the end are also listed the exhibition involving artists from the Continent outside Africa.

Egypt, Cairo at Karim Francis Gallery
Fragrance of Sudan, 5 June – 3 July

South Africa, Cape Town at 99 at 99 Loop Gallery
Oda Tungodden, 7-28 August

Ghana, Accra at Nubuke Foundation
Look at We, 5 May – 15 August

Ghana, Accra, at ADA / Contemporary art gallery
No be gentleman (at all o), June 30 – August 15, 2021
Artists: Chukwudubem Busayo Ukaigwe, Matthew Eguavoen Imuetiyan and Emmanuel Amoo

Kenya, Nairobi at Circle Art Gallery
Behind the river: Souad Abdelrassoul, 23 June – 23 July


Kenya, Nairobi, at Red Hill Art Gallery
Lemek Sompoika: Abstract Patterns, 30 May 2021 – 11 Jul 2021

Morocco, Marrakech at Macaal
Outsiders/Insiders?, 11 March – 14 November 2021

Senegal, Dakar at Oh Gallery
Frères d’ame 22 May – 15 July
Artists: Lune Diagne and Sambou Diouf

When the gesture releases, 5 June – 28 August
Artists: Félicité Codjo and Seyini Awa Camara

South Africa, Cape Town at Goodman Gallery
Markers of Presence by David Goldblatt, 10 June – 24 July

South Africa, Cape Town at What if the world
Not Angels or Algorithms, Only Human Error, 22 May – 3 July
Curated by Lindsey Raymond, artists: Dineo Seshee Bopape, Lungiswa Gqunta, Dynasty Handbag, Angel Ho, Lakin Ogunbanwo, Cameron Platter, Tabita Rezaire, Athi-Patra Ruga, and Warrick Sony.

South Africa, Cape Town at AVA – Association for Visual Art
4 Exhibitions: “Over the Horizon”, “Live Bees!”, “Interrupted”, “Rapid Eye Movement”, 2 June – 8 July

South Africa, Cape Town at Norval Foundation
Alt and Omega: Jackson Hlungwani, a sculpture retrospective, 2 Sept 2020 – 10 January 2022
Artist: Jackson Hlungwani

South Africa, Cape Town at Salon 91
As Far as Forever will Take us, 9 June – 3 July

South Africa, Cape Town at Norval Foundation
iiNyanga Zonyaka: Athi-Patra Ruga, 2 Sept 2020 – 14 March 2022
Artist: iiNyanga Zonyaka
The Reunion: Georgina Gratrix, 13 February – 18 October

South Africa, Cape Town at Zeitz Mocaa
Shooting Down Babylon by Tracey Rose, 17 Feb – 29 August
Artist: Tracey Rose

South Africa, Johannesburg at David Krut Project
Visitor by Anna van der Ploeg, 26 June – 7 July

Anna van der Ploeg, art and about africa, south africa, david krut

Anna van der Ploeg The Negotiators (2021) Liftground and spit-bite aquatint etching with drypoint. Edition of 15. 65,4 x 101,4cm.

South Africa, Johannesburg at SMAC Gallery
This is Not Propaganda, 29 May – 3 July

South Africa, Johannesburg, Goodman Gallery
Lasting influences, 10 June – 10 July 2021


OUT of Africa

Belgium at Africa Museum
‘Mabele eleki lola ! The earth, brighter than paradise’ by Freddy Tsimba, 1 December 2020 – 15 August

Belgium at ​Middelheim Museum
Congoville, 29 May – 3 October

Denmark, Aarhus, at ARoS Art Museum
This Is Not Africa – Unlearn What You Have Learned,  27 March – 24 October

France at Bibracte Museum
La Voix Le Loin by Raharimanana, May – November 2021

France at Afikaris
HUMAN@CONDITION by Jean David Nkot, 29 May – 7 July

France at Manifesta
Imaginaires Émancipés, 28 May – 16 July

France at Frac Nouvelle-Aquitaine MÉCA
Memoria : récits d’une autre Histoire, 5 February – 20 November
Part of the Focus Women of the Africa2020 Season

France at Le Fab.
Vive l’Afrique!!, 21 May – 24 July

France, Paris at Museum of Modern Art
The Power of my Hands, Africa(s): Women Artists, 19 May – 22 August 2021
Curated by Suzana Sousa and Odile Burluraux

France, Lyon at Manifesta in collaboration with AKAA Art Fair
Imaginairesémancipés, 18 May – 16 July

France, Paris at L’Institut du monde arabe
Expositions Divas, D’Oum Kalthoum à Dalida, 19 mai 2021 – 26 septembre 2021

France, Paris, at Galerie Bonne Espérance
Salon Globalisto curated by Mo Laudi, until 31 July

Germany, Hamburg at House of Photography, Deichtorhallen
Family Affairs. Family idea, 18 May – 4 July 2021
Curated by Ingo Taubhorn
Artist: Lebohang Kganye, Eric Gyamfi, Lee-Ann Olwage

Germany, Frankfurt at Jeanne-Claude Maier Gallery
Januàrio Jano: Arquivo Mestreis, 18 May – 14 August 2021

Germany, Frankfurt at Sakhile&Me
Tagne William Njepe: Enfance volée, 10 June – 31 July 2021

Greece, Athens at Space52
Never Cross The Same River Twice, 12 June – 25 September 2021
Artists: Moataz Nasr, Emo de Medeiros, Harold Offeh, Longinos Nagila, Sammy Baloji

Germany, Hamburg at MARKK
Amina Zoubir: Archaeology of the colonized body, 28 Apr 2021 – 28 Jul 2021

Italy, Milan at Osart Gallery
Money Loves Money by Dan Halter, 25 May – 31 July

Italy, Venezia at AKKA Project
I Exist!, 6 July – 21 August
Artists: Lebo Thoka and Margaret Ngigi

Italy, Reggio Emilia at Chiostri di San Pietro
On the Moon and on Earth / Make Way for Dreamers!, Fotografia Europea 2021, 21 May – 4 July
Curated By Diane Dufour and Tim Clark
Artist: Lebohang Kganye

Italia, Milano, at Galleria Bianconi
Travels With Herodotus: A Journey Through African Cultures, 27 May – 16 July
Curated by Domenico de Chirico

Norway, Bergen at Tårnsalen Museum, KODE 4
Anawana Haloba: Negotiating the Subtle Encounters: An Experimental Opera, 19 Jun 2021 – 15 Aug 2021

Switzerland at Fabienne Levy
Colours of my dream, 5 June – 4 September
Artists: Amina Benbouchta, M’barek Bouhchichi, Ekene Emeka-Maduka, Longinos Nagila & Alexis Peskine

Switzerland, Basel, at Kunstmuseum Basel
Kara Walker: A Black Hole Is Everything A Star Longs To Be, 05 Jun 2021 – 26 Sep 2021

Sweden, Stockholm at CFHILL Art Space in partnership with Addis Fine Art 
From Modern to Contemporary: Artists from the Horn of Africa and Diaspora – Group Show, 11 Jun 2021 – 17 Aug 2021

UK, London at Modern Art Oxford
Samson Kambalu: New Libera, 22 May – 5 September

UK, London at Ed Cross Fine Art 
Shiraz Bayjoo: Apart Bez, Tu Korek, 16 June – 11 July 2021

UK, London, Mayfair at HOFA Gallery | 11 Bruton Street
In collaboration with ADA / Contemporary (Ghana)
Mother of mankind exhibition, July 22 – August 31, 2021
Curated by Adora Mba

USA, New York at Whitney Museum of American Art
Julie Mehretu, 25 March – 8 August 2021

USA, Richmond, at Virginia Commonwealth University
Ibrahim Ahmed: It Will Always Come Back to You, 23 Jul 2021 – 07 Nov 2021

USA, New Orleans, at Jonathan Ferrara Gallery 
I’je awel’le: A beautiful Journey, a safe journey, 3 July – 17 July



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