Marco Tirelli creates a stunning realm of free association at Cardi Gallery in London.
At Modern Art Oxford, Samson Kambalu, winner of the 2022 Fourth Plinth Commission, destabilises histories handed down unquestioned.
Sedrick Chisom's paintings and drawings reflect a post-apocalyptic America.
Zanele Muholi discusses a life of activism, staking a claim for existence, and the importance of forging safe spaces.
In collaboration with Addis Fine Art, CFHILL presents the first Scandinavian presentation of artists from the Horn of Africa.
Jennifer Packer's first institutional solo exhibition in Europe bears witness to the present through painterly generosity.
Senzeni Marasela traces her practice within the context of South Africa's generation of post-apartheid female artists.
The fifth ART X Lagos returns this year with an online edition that taps into Nigeria's present moment.
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye's portraits are freed 'from the bounds of a specific time, place, or context.'
Tschabalala Self discusses her representations of Black bodies as sites of multiplicity.
Chitra Ganesh reflects on 'seeing the world with eyes fully open'.
GaHee Park dismantles the boundaries between public and private space in new paintings and drawings on view at Perrotin in New York and Public Art Fund's city-wide project, Art on the Grid.
Lauren Halsey discusses her community-focused practice, which reimagines South-Central Los Angeles through unique spatial paradigms that reference funk, hip hop, Afrofuturism, and science fiction.
Billie Zangewa discusses sewing, turning the mundane into the relatable by expanding personal histories outwards through textiles, the importance of self-care, and why she considers herself a soldier of love.
Mark Sealy, director of London's Autograph ABP, talks about curating the 18th FotoFest Biennial with an aim to disrupt canonical readings of photography.
Cinga Samson discusses the complex relationship between contemporary life, African traditions, globalisation, and representation in his work.
Ellie Lee and Matt Connolly, founders of the non-profit Equitable Vitrines in Los Angeles, discuss site-specificity, expanded formats for exhibition-making, and the nuances of commissioning public art.
Richard Saltoun and Catherine McCormack discuss 100% Women, a year-long gallery programme focusing on intergenerational female artists.
The second Lagos Biennial responds to the social, political, and cultural fabric of Africa's most populous city.
For her solo exhibition at David Kordansky Gallery in Los Angeles ( Shit Moms, 7 September–19 October 2019), Tala Madani turns her attention to motherhood in new paintings and animations.
In light of her recent show at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Patty Chang: The Wandering Lake 2009–2017 (17 March–4 August 2019), Chang reflects on the body-politics of her early work and the complex landscapes charted in recent projects.
Get Up, Stand Up Now: Generations of Black Creative Pioneers traces more than half a century of black creativity in Britain and beyond.
The Allure of Matter: Material Art from China at Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) (2 June 2019–5 January 2020) is an inter-generational show of 21 Chinese artists working from the 1980s to the present, including Ai Weiwei, Cai Guo-Qiang, Lin Tianmiao, Song Dong, He Xiangyu, Yin Xiuzhen, and Ma Qiusha.
Zheng Bo reflects on socially engaged art in China and eco-queer futures ahead of Dao is in Weeds, his solo exhibition at Kyoto City University of Arts Art Gallery (1 June–15 July 2019), and group show Garden of Earthly Delights at Gropius Bau, Berlin (26 July–1 December 2019).