Musa N. Nxumalo

CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION

2006 – 2008

Market Photo Workshop, Johannesburg, South Africa.

MASTER CLASSES

2010 – 2014

Portfolio readings master class, Goethe-Institut Johannesburg.

2010

Borders Master class, Market Photo Workshop.

2009

Digital workflow master class, Africa mediaonline. Post production master class, Africa media online.

AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

2015

First Book Award – Finalist, London, UK.

Create We Create Youth Conference, Constitutional Hill, Johannesburg, South Africa.

2014

Design Thinking In Interdisciplinary Arts Practice, iThuba Arts Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa.

2013

GD4PHOTOART International Competition – Nominee for Urban Scenographies, By Night Festival, Reunion Island.

2012

Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund – Nominee, Magnum Foundation, New York City, USA.

2011

11 Joopswart Masterclass – Nominee, World Press Photo, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

2010

ImpACT Award 1st Prize – Visual Art Category, The Arts & Culture Trust, South Africa MU Project Space, Johannesburg, South Africa.

2009

MTN CIT:Y Awards 2nd Prize – Visual Art Category, Johannesburg, South Africa.

2008

Edward Ruiz Mentorship Award, Johannesburg, South Africa.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS & PRESENTATIONS

2017

16 Shots, SMAC Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa.

2015

In Search Of… [Travelling Exhibition], Goethe-Institut, Johannesburg; SMAC Gallery, Stellenbosch, South Africa.

2011

Musa Nxumalo, Afronova Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa.

2010

Musa Nxumalo, Afronova Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Alternative-Kidz [Travelling Exhibition], National School Of Arts, Johannesburg, South Africa.

2009

Alternative-Kidz [Travelling Exhibition], Market Photo Workshop, Johannesburg, South Africa.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS & PRESENTATIONS

2019

[upcoming] 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair (SMAC Gallery), Somerset House, London, UK.

Africa State of Mind [Travelling Exhibitions], Impressions Gallery, Bradford, UK; Museum of African Diaspora, San Francisco, USA; Royal West England Academy, Bristol, UK.

2018

Urban Gaze, Keys Art Mile Atrium, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Night Fever: Designing Club Culture 1960 – Today, Adam – Brussels Design Museum, Brussels, Belgium.

FNB Joburg Art Fair (Bad Paper), Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa.

RMB Turbine Art Fair, Turbine Hall, Johannesburg, South Africa.

2017

Platform Africa, Apeture Summer Issue Launch, 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, New York City, USA.

Être là, South Africa, A Contemporary Art Scene, Art/Afrique, le novel atelier, Louis Vuitton Foundation, Paris, France.

Perigrinate [Travelling Exhibition], The Goethe Institut, Yaounde, Cameroon; Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo.

2016

Close to Home: New Photography from Africa, The Walther Collection – Project Space in New York City, USA.

Perigrinate [Travelling Exhibition], The Goethe Institut, Nairobi, Kenya; Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), Lagos, Nigeria.

FNB Joburg Art Fair (SMAC Gallery), Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Upstart/Startup, SMAC Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa.

2015

On Fire: Notions of Community in Post-Apartheid South Africa, curated by Manuel Osterholt, Grimmuseum, Berlin, Germany.

FNB Joburg Art Fair (SMAC Gallery), Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Peregrinate [Travelling Exhibition], Goethe-Institut, Cote D’Ivoire.

Next Generation: Emerging Photographers from South Africa, Queens College, New York City, USA.

Cape Town Art Fair, (SMAC Gallery), The Avenue, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa.

2014

1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair (Afronova), London, UK.

Peregrinate, FNB Joburg Art Fair (Goethe-Institut), Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Short Change, Market Photo Workshop Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa.

2013

My Joburg, Maison Rouge Gallery, Paris, France.

Urban Scenographies, By Night Festival, Reunion Island.

Space Between Us, ifa-Galerie, Berlin, Germany.

“Shoot To Kill”, Kalashnikov Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa.

2012

Shoe Shop Project, Goethe-Institut, Johannesburg, South Africa.

: As Seen On Tv, Sibisi Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa.

2011

The Night Show, Goodman Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa.

2010

…For Those Who Live In It, Mu Project Space, Eindhoven, Netherlands.

2009

Alternative-Kidz, Stevenson Gallery (Side gallery project), Cape Town, South Africa.

SELECTED COMMISSIONS

2014

Atlantic Philanthropies Project, Magnum Foundation., New York City, USA.

2013 – 2014

Roodepoort Exhibition Project, Public Affairs Research Institute, South Africa.

COLLECTIONS

Iziko South African National Gallery, South Africa.

The Silo Hotel Collection, Cape Town, South Africa.

Pigozzi Collection, Geneva, Switzerland.

Genop Collection, Johannesburg, South Africa.