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Kudzanai Chiurai At Venice on The Johannesburg Pavilion

At Venice until 14 May, 133 Arts and the FNB Joburg Art Fair present the Johannesburg Pavilion, a programme of film and performance. The Johannesburg Pavilion is curated by Roelof Petrus van Wyk “in memory of the final Johannesburg Biennale curated in 1997 by Okwui Enwezor”. The Johannesburg Pavilion will include Zimbabwean artist Kudzanai Chiurai. His video work State of the Nation “explores the notion of ‘state’ as a utopia and an action, a state of mind as well as a status,” according to the curator’s statement.

Kudzanai Chiurai in Cape Town

Kudzanai Chiurai’s Defining the State of a Nation runs at Zeitz MOCAA Pavilion at the V&A Waterfront until 1 February 2015. MOCAA has the largest collection of Kudzanai Chuirai in the world comprising 63 artworks. This major presentation of work by Chuirai—including the re-creation of his entire dOCUMENTA (13) installation from Kassel, Germany, bought by Zeitz MOCAA as an act of preservation—takes place in three parts. Part One ran from 9 to 30 November 2014, Part Two runs from 6 December 2014 to 4 January 2015 and Part Three will run from 10 January to 1 February 2015.

Kudzanai Chiurai Nominated for Discovery Award

Kudzanai Chiurai has been nominated for the 2014 Discovery Award at Rencontres d’Arles by Azu Nwagbogu, founder and director of the African Artist’s Foundation in Lagos, Nigeria. Chiurai’s work will be exhibited along with works by the nine other nominees at the Parc des Ateliers in Arles from 7 – 21 September 2014.

Goodman Gallery at SP-Arte in Sao Paulo

For this year’s SP-Arte due to take place in Sao Paulo, Brazil, from 9 to 12 April the Goodman Gallery has the singular distinction of being the sole representative of the African continent among the galleries from 17 countries. The Goodman Gallery will present historically significant works of a contemporary nature by senior artists, as well as distinctive works by new visionaries. International artists represented by Goodman Gallery will present work within the South African context or works that reference the broader African experience. The booth brings together Carla Busuttil, Kudzanai Chiurai, Kendell Geers, Alfredo Jaar, William Kentridge, Liza Lou, Mishek Masamvu, Mikhael Subotzky, Hank Willis Thomas, and Jeremy Wafer.


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  • Solo exhibitions

    Kudzanai Chiurai / Harvest of Thorns

    Kudzanai Chiurai / State of the Nation

    Kudzanai Chiurai / Communists and Hot Chicken Wings: The Birth of a New Nation

    Kudzanai Chiurai / Dying to be men

    Kudzanai Chiurai / Dying to be men

    Group exhibitions

    The Poetry In Between: South-South / 2015

    Surfacing / 2014

    C-16 / 2014

    Editions / 2013

    Advance/...Notice / 2012

    Summer Show / 2012

    Open End: An Exhibition of Paintings

    Winter Show / Cape Town / 2010

    In Other Words

    Winter Show / Joburg / 2010

    'US' / Curated by Simon Njami & Bettina Malcomess / 2009

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  • Press for Kudzanai Chiurai

    Kudzanai Chiurai / Destiny Man / South Africa / May 2015

    The Art of Politics By Gillian Klawansky (138.7 KB)

    SP-Arte / Folha de S.Paulo / Brazil / 3 April 2015

    Equal in inequality, Brazil and South Africa lock dialogue in SP-Arte By Silas Marti (769.7 KB)

    South African Pavilion at 56th Venice Biennale: Artists Announced / Art South Africa / South Africa / 17 April 2015

    South African Pavilion at 56th Venice Biennale: Artists Announced By Art South Africa (1.1 MB)

    Kudzanai Chiurai / City Press / South Africa / 12 April 2015

    Life and Death and Art By Garreth van Niekerk (4.1 MB)

    Kudzanai Chiurai / Frieze Magazine / New York / 1 May 2014

    Africa’s first mega-museum to open in Cape Town By Sean O’Toole (65.2 KB)

    Kudzanai Chiurai / Snapped / South Africa / December 2014

    Kudzanai Chiurai Harvest of Thorns By Snapped (415.2 KB)

    Kudzanai Chiurai / City Press / Johannesburg / 27 July 2014

    Fine china for charity by Percy Mabandu (234.8 KB)

    Kudzanai Chiurai / PhotoNews / Germany / June - July 2014

    Kudzanai Chiurai Revelations (445.5 KB)

    Kudzanai Chiurai / Art Southafrica / South Africa / 2 December 2013

    Harvest of Thorns by Tim Leibbrandt (227.9 KB)

    Kudzanai Chiurai / Artthrob / South Africa / 16 July - 15 August 2013

    Dying To Be Men by Katharine Jacobs (303.1 KB)

    Kudzanai Chiurai / City Press / Johannesburg / 9 December 2012

    Jesus is a Black Woman by Charl Blignaut (233.2 KB)

    Kudzanai Chiurai / GQ Magazine / South Africa / December 2013

    GQ & A With Kudzanai Chiurai by Siphiwe Mpye (313 KB)

    Kudzanai Chiurai / Mail & Guardian / Johannesburg / 14 June 2013

    Kudzanai Chiurai considers the nature of violence by Laurice Taitz (217.5 KB)

    Kudzanai Chiurai / City Press / Johannesburg / South Africa / 11 October 2011

    One Man Army by Charl Blignaut (211.8 KB)

    Kudzanai Chiurai / Art Magazine / June 2010

    Schwartz, Weiß, und alle Farben by Camilla Péus (1.7 MB)

    Kudzanai Chiurai / One Small Seed / June 2010

    Kudzanai Chiurai on The Black President by Jana du Plessis (1.7 MB)