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 AND RESIDENCIES

2015

First Book Award Finalist

Create We Create Youth Conference, Johannesburg

2014

Design Thinking In Interdisciplinary Arts Practice, iThuba Arts Gallery

2013

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

2012

Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund Nominee, Magnum Foundation.

2011

11 Joopswart Masterclass Nominee, World Press Photo.

2010

Impact Award 1st Prize – Visual Art Category, The Arts & Culture Trust, South Africa MU project space, For Those Who Live In It, Eindhoven.

2009

MTN CIT:Y Awards 2nd Prize – Visual Art Category.

2008

Edward Ruiz Mentorship Award.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017

16 Shots, SMAC Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa.

2015

In Search Of… Goethe-Institut Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa.

In Search Of… SMAC Gallery, Stellenbosch, South Africa.

2011

Musa Nxumalo, Afronova Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa.

2010

Musa Nxumalo, Afronova Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Alternative-Kidz, National School Of Arts, Johannesburg, South Africa.

2009

Alternative-Kidz, Market Photo Workshop, Johannesburg, South Africa.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

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

Être là, South Africa, a contemporary art scene, Art/Afrique, le novel atelier, Louis Vuitton Foundation, Paris, France.

Perigrinate, The Goethe Institut, Yaounde, Cameroon.

Perigrinate, The Goethe Institut, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo.

2016

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

Perigrinate, The Goethe Institut, Nairobi, Kenya.

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

Upstart/Startup SMAC Gallery, Johanneburg, South Africa.

Perigrinate, Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), Lagos, Nigeria.

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, Goethe-Institut, Cote D’Ivoire.

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

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

2014

1:54 Contemporary African Art fair, Afronova Gallery, London, UK.

Peregrinate, FNB Joburg Art Fair, Goethe-Institut Stall, 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.

2013 – 2014

Roodepoort Exhibition Project, Public Affairs Research Institute (RSA).

COLLECTIONS

The Silo Hotel Collection, Cape Town, South Africa

Pigozzi Collection, Geneva, Switzerland

Iziko South African National Gallery, South Africa

Genop Collection, Johannesburg, South Africa