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Bopape rattles biennale cage

The South African artist’s new film about a rape challenges the curators and concepts of art

Pieter Hugo: Melancholy etched in the flesh

Photographer Pieter Hugo's latest exhibition is a? "jolting meditation" on family, kinship and decaying nationhood.

Documents of fictionalisation

The Loom of the Land shows South Africa through the eyes of more than 20 artists, but the exhibition’s politeness may leave art lovers unsatisfied.

Hugo lays bare society’s scars

Pieter Hugo's latest work, the Pirelli-commissioned At Home series of nude portraits of South Africans at home is all imperfect humanity.

Paris, passion and curiosity

African photographers were well represented at the showcase in Paris due to the drive of one collector.Natalie Dixon

Pieter Hugo wins Young Director Award at Cannes

South African photographers Pieter Hugo and Michael Cleary have won an award for their music video for Spoek Mathambo's <i>Control</i>.

Through a racial lens, life is a beautiful mess

A new exhibition of South African photography in London documents both the disappointments of the post-Mandela era and the hopes of the 'born frees'.

Blood and guts in Nollywood

Federica Angelucci, curator of photography at the Michael Stevenson Gallery, introduces Pieter Hugo's images of the Nigerian film industry.

Looking in from the outside

Pieter Hugo's new exhibition explores the politics of economic division, writes Monique Pelser.

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