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Exotic flora and tentative ‘Afronauts’ speak to a sense of alienation, but throughout the artist’s work runs a current of optimism 

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Kemang Wa Lehulere. Courtesy: Marian Goodman Gallery Paris/New York/London

Saturday 6 October at 12:30pm

Commemorating the 100th anniversary of WWI, The Head & The Load at Tate Modern makes incomprehension the work’s guiding theme

A tribute to the late South African photographer, creator of idiosyncratic portrayals of everyday life under the yoke of apartheid

Mark Coetzee, the director of Africa's largest contemporary art museum, resigns following investigation into abusive behaviour

70 years since apartheid became law in South Africa, a retrospective of the photographer's work opens at the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

Dineo Seshee Bopape, Sedibeng, it comes with the rain, 2016. Mixed media, variable dimensions. Installation view. Courtesy: the artist and Sfeir-Semler Gallery Beirut/Hamburg

‘We wanted to seize the moment’, Caroline Douglas said

David Goldblatt discusses representation, censorship and his decision to remove his archive from the University of Cape Town

From art under apartheid to a new novel from Walt Whitman: what to read this weekend

South Afrian artist Tracey Rose's searing performances raise tough questions around history and race

A visit to Liza Lou’s studio in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Chimurenga, 'We're All Nigerian!', Volume 8, December, 2005. Courtesy Chimurenga

Is it time to eschew the word 'criticism'?