Santu Mofokeng

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After a recent fire at the University of Cape Town’s library destroyed irreplaceable books and archival documents, South African artists consider how to redefine the meaning of the archive

BY Portia Malatjie | 01 NOV 21

The 2020 edition of FotoFest, Houston, curated by Mark Sealy, contends with photography’s colonial history and its capacity to speak for black subjects

BY Andrew Hibbard | 20 MAR 20

‘This ethereal portrait also miniaturizes Mofokeng’s quest for affinity and understanding in a world dogged by shadow’

BY Sean O'Toole | 28 JAN 19

The philosopher Achille Mbembe once called Johannesburg the ‘elusive metropolis’. From emerging project spaces to women’s labour issues, Sean O’Toole and Gabi Ngcobo report on this constantly changing city of 4.5 million inhabitants, in which a strong photographic tradition — that includes David Goldblatt, Zanele Muholi and Santu Mofokeng — provides something of an anchor

13 OCT 13