Artist Talk: Lebohang Kganye

06:30pm - 07:45pm, Fri 23 Feb 2024

Hear artist Lebohang Kganye in conversation with curator Catherine Wood

Black and white collage image of two women, one of whom is carrying a baby, a man and a small child, a tree, a streetlamp and a door in front of three houses

Artist Talk: Lebohang Kganye

6:30pm, Fri 23 Feb 2024

Hear artist Lebohang Kganye in conversation with curator Catherine Wood

This event is part of our Past Programme

In the first in our series of talks with this year’s shortlisted artists and photographers for the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize, Lebohang Kganye takes us through her practice and her nominated exhibition Haufi nyana? I’ve come to take you home (2023), which first showed at Foam in Amsterdam.

Kganye brings us beyond the image, to other areas of making that encompass installation and liveness, locating us within a unique sense of place and collective identity. Together with curator Catherine Wood, we will look at the wider histories of South Africa and the legacies surrounding apartheid and colonialism that inform Kganye’s research and work.

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Please note due to technical difficulties, part of the conversation was not recorded. Thank you for your understanding.



Lebohang Kganye (b 1990, South Africa) is a photographer also working with sculptural, performative, theatrical and moving image. Kganye’s work explores themes of personal history and ancestry whilst resonating with the history of South Africa and apartheid. She incorporates the archival and performative into her practice that centres storytelling and memory in the familial experience.

Catherine Wood is Director of Programme for Tate Modern, where she oversees exhibitions, displays, commissions, performances, film screenings and community projects. She was previously Senior Curator for International Art (Performance) and has held roles at the Barbican Art Centre and British Museum. Publications include Performance in Contemporary Art (2018)



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