b. 1986 in Soweto, South Africa.
Lives and works in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Musa N. Nxumalo was born in 1986 in Soweto, South Africa, where he currently lives and works. Nxumalo received his introduction to photography at the Market Photo Workshop, where he completed the Foundation and Intermediate Courses between 2006 and 2008. In 2015, he was nominated for the prestigious First Book Award, as well as the 1st prize in Visual Art for the Impact Awards in 2010.

In 2020, Nxumalo presented his solo exhibition, We Are Running Out Of Hashtags!, at SMAC Gallery, in Cape Town, South Africa. Earlier solo exhibitions include: 16 Shots, at SMAC Gallery, in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2017; The Anthology of Youth at SMAC Gallery’s presentation at FNB Joburg Art Fair at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa; and In Search Of…, shown at SMAC Gallery in Stellenbosch, South Africa, and Goethe Institute in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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