Santu Mofokeng
South African, born 1956
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Santu Mofokeng
South African, born 1956
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Collected by a major museum
Tate
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2017
The Extended Moment - Sebastian Diaz Morales, Michel François, Paul Graham, Santu Mofokeng, Andreas Mühe, Paul Pfeiffer, Michael Wesely,
carlier | gebauer
2015
MAKER at FNB JoburgArtFair 2015,
MAKER
Santu Mofokeng: A Metaphorical Biography,
The Walther Collection

Santu Mofokeng is known for his black-and-white photographs of life in South Africa’s black …

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Santu Mofokeng is known for his black-and-white photographs of life in South Africa’s black communities, images he calls meditations on “existential madness—the absurdities of living.” Mofokeng first picked up a camera in the 1980s as a street photographer, while working in the darkroom for newspapers. In 1986, he …

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