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Nolan Oswald Dennis



Nolan Oswald Dennis is an interdisciplinary artist from Johannesburg, South Africa. His practice explores what he calls ‘a black consciousness of space’ : the material and metaphysical conditions of decolonization.

www.nolanoswalddennis.com



SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019
Options, Goodman Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa

2016
Furthermore, Goodman Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018
A Better Version of You, Goethe Institute, Beijing, China

African Mobilities, TUM, Munich, Germany

In the Open or in Stealth, MACBA, Barcelona, Spain

Tell Freedom. 15 South African artists, Kunsthalle kAde, Amersfoort, Netherlands

2017
Deep Memory, Kalmar Konsthal, Kalmar, Sweden

In No Time, MIT, Cambridge, USA

89plus: Americans 2017, LUMA Westbau, Zurich, Switzerland

the silences between, Goodman Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa

2016
NTUSAVE, Berlin Biennale

In Context: Where We Are, Goodman Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa

New Revolutions: Goodman Gallery at 50 , Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa

New Revolutions: Goodman Gallery at 50 , Goodman Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa

2015
Young, Gifted and Black, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa

Edge of Silence, Goodman Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa

Post African Futures, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
Other Peoples Memories, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa

Poetics of Relation, LIYH, Geneva, Switzerland

Lumieres d’Afrique, Group Show, Theatre National de Chaillot, Paris, France

Activate/Captivate, museum show, Wits Art Museum, Johannesburg

2014
Working Title, Goodman Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa

The Brother Burns the Bullion, site intervention, Johannesburg

2013
Ussher Fort_,Chale Wote, Art Fesitval, Ga-Mashie, Accra, Ghana

Transitions, mural installation, Market Photo Workshop Gallery, Johannesburg, SA and Rencontres d’Arles, Arles, France

Memory + Speculation, Chale Wote community art festival, Accra, Ghana

LAND, Mural installation, Cape Town City Hall, GIPCA

2012
SOCIAL LANDSCAPE PROJECT: Transition and Show Us Our Land_, Market Photo Workshop, Johannesbrug, South Africa

SOCIAL LANDSCAPE PROJECT: Transition and Show Us Our Land, Les Rencontres d’Arles _,France

2011
Golden Eggs, Cape Town Spier Public Art Festival