biografía de Santu MOFOKENG (1956-2020)

Personal data


Birth : 1956 - Johannesburg, South Africa
Death : 01/27/2020
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : South Africa

Address

Kensington, Johannesburg, South Africa

Education

ICP International Center of Photography – Avenue of the Americas at 43rd Street – New York NY, United States

Professional data


Work and Life

1985 – 1987:Member of the Afrapix Collective.


Grants

1992

1992 : Ernest Cole Scholarship – New York NY, United States

Work


Categorie and medium


Photography : Black & white photograph

Subject

documentation
landscape

Works

Afoor Family Bedroom
Date of creation : 1988
Medium : Black & white photograph
 
Chasing Shadows
Medium : Black & white photograph
Size : 100 x 150 cm
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2004

Rethinking Landscape
CPIF – Centre Photographique d’Ile de France – Pontault-Combault, France
01/16/2004 – 03/21/2004

1999

The Black Photo Album/Look At Me
FNAC Montparnasse – Paris, France
1999

Chasing Shadows
Nederlands Foto Instituut – Rotterdam, Netherlands
1999

The black photo album – Johannesburg, 1890-1950
L’Atelier de Visu – Marseille, France
1999

1994

Rumours/The Bloemhof Portfolio
The Market Gallery – Johannesburg, South Africa
1994

1993

Like Shifting Sand
The Market Gallery – Johannesburg, South Africa
1993

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2003

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/04/2003 – 12/07/2003
Represented by : Carlier / Gebauer – Holzmarkstrasse 15-18 – Berlin, Germany

The Armory Show 2003
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
03/07/2003 – 03/10/2003
Represented by : Galerie Markus Richter – Schröderstrasse 13 – Berlin, Germany

2002

Art Forum Berlin, n° 7
Messegelände Berlin / Exhibition Grounds Berlin – Berlin, Germany
09/26/2002 – 09/30/2002
Represented by : Galerie Markus Richter – Schröderstrasse 13 – Berlin, Germany


Group exhibitions

2007

Uniform: South Africa’s New Clothes
Spanierman Gallery – New York NY, United States
05/03/2007 – 06/30/2007

2003

6th Sharjah Arts International Biennal
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
04/08/2003 – 05/08/2003

2002

Dislocación: Imagen & Identidad. Sudáfrica
Sala Rekalde – Bilbao, Spain
04/2002 – 05/2002

Documenta XI
Kunsthalle Fridericianum – Kassel, Germany
06/08/2002 – 09/15/2002

2000

Man + Space – Kwangju Biennale, n° 3
Kwangju, South Korea (Republic of Korea)
03/29/2000 – 06/07/2000

Translation/Seduction/Displacement
White Box – New York NY, United States
2000

1998

Africa by Africa : A Photographic View
Barbican Gallery – London, United Kingdom
1998

1997

Trades Routes: History and Geography – Africus – The 2nd Johannesburg Biennale
Johannesburg, South Africa
10/12/1997 – 12/12/1997

1996

In/Sight – African Photographers 1940 – Present
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum – New York NY, United States
1996

1994

Ières Rencontres de la Photographie Africaine
Bamako, Mali
1994

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Books

2002

Blink, 100 photographers, 010 curators, 010 writers
Publisher: Phaidon Press – Regent’s Wharf – London, United Kingdom
2002
ISBN : 0714841994


Exhibition catalogues

2000

Man + Space Kwangju Biennale
Publisher: Kwangju Biennale Press – San 151-10 – Kwangju, South Korea (Republic of Korea)
2000
ISBN : 8987719049


Periodicals

2002

MÜLLER Silke – Documenta 11
in: Art das Kunstmagazin p. 14
Hamburg, Germany
06/2002

BOUTOUX Thomas – Aperto South Africa
in: Flash Art n° 225 p. 69 vol. 34
Milan MI, Italy
07/2002-09/2002

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