Exhibitions

Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness

14 July - 28 October 2017 @ Autograph ABP

Gallery closure Tue 25 July: the exhibition will be closed after 2pm due to a private event.

In her first solo exhibition in London, South African visual activist Zanele Muholi (b 1972) presents her ongoing self-portrait series Somnyama Ngonyama.

In more than 60 photographs Muholi uses her body as a canvas to confront the politics of race and representation in the visual archive.

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Exhibitions

Drowning World

3 July - 24 September @ Rencontres d'Arles‏

Drowning World explores the human dimension of climate change by focusing on floods across geographical and cultural boundaries.

Rather than the literal depiction of disaster zones, Gideon Mendel focuses on the personal impact of flooding to evoke our shared vulnerability to global warming and question our sense of stability in the world.

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Events

Mother Tongues

Debut Screening

Wed 26 July, 7 - 8:30pm @ Autograph ABP

Premiere of an innovative poetry, translation and film series celebrating acclaimed British African poets alongside the cultures, languages and women that have nurtured them.

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Events

In Our Own Words

Workshop with Victoria Adukwei Bulley

Sat 5 Aug, 2pm – 4pm @ Autograph ABP

Mother Tongues filmmaker Victoria Adukwei Bulley leads a workshop exploring heritage, culture and language.

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Events

The Artists’ Call

Workshop with Toni Stuart

Sat 22 July, 11am - 2pm @ Rivington Place

Award-winning South African poet Toni Stuart will lead a hands-on workshop exploring the call to artistic work.

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Exhibitions

Syd Shelton

Rock Against Racism

5 July - 4 August @ Muikku-sali

Our Rock Against Racism exhibition is on tour to Finaland.

Between 1976 and 1981, the movement Rock Against Racism (RAR) confronted racist ideology in the streets, parks and town halls of Britain. RAR was formed by a collective of musicians and political activists to fight fascism and racism through music.

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Exhibitions

Bruno Boudjelal

Frantz Fanon

7 - 30 September 2017 @ The Art Gallery at NYU

Autograph ABP's exhibition of twenty-three photographs by Bruno Boudjelal is touring to Abu Dhabi.

Frantz Fanon reflects the artist’s search for reliable traces of past histories and the imprint of memory.

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