ARTIST / EXHIBITION NOTICES
# Berni Searle has solo exhibitions at Transit Art Space in Stavanger, Norway (10 October - 23 November) and at Obrestad Lighthouse as part of Stavanger's European Capital of Culture project (opening 11 October). She will show the commissioned work Seeking Refuge on Traversiá at the Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno in Las Palmas, Canary Islands (opening 17 October). Spirit of '76 will be screened at the Opera House in Bruges, Belgium, on the exhibition The Messenger (10 October - 23 November).
# Pieter Hugo's exhibition at Foam_Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam, part of the KLM Paul Huf Award 2008, opens on 5 September and runs till 2 November. Hugo is also the winner of this year's Rencontres d'Arles Discovery Award, with an exhibition on view at the festival until 14 September. Hugo has solo exhibitions at Ffotogallery in Penarth, Wales (6 September - 19 October) and at Cokkie Snoei in Rotterdam in September.
# David Goldblatt's solo exhibition, Intersections Intersected, is at the Museu Serralves in Porto, Portugal, until 12 October. Goldblatt is included on Beyond the Familiar: Photography and Constructions of Community at Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA (20 September - 8 March).
# Conrad Botes and Nicholas Hlobo have been selected for the third Guangzhou Triennial in China, running from 6 September to 9 November. The festival's film programme includes works by Penny Siopis, Lerato Shadi and Athi-Patra Ruga.
# Nicholas Hlobo's solo show at the Boston ICA, part of the museum's Momentum series, runs until 26 October.
# Zanele Muholi has a solo show titled Manje at Le Case d'Arte in Milan, Italy, opening 19 September and running till 10 November. She is included on S&M: Shrines and Masquerades in Cosmopolitan Times at NYU Steinhardt's 80 Washington Square East Galleries, New York (16 September - 6 December) and on Radical Drag: Transformative Performance at SAW Gallery in Ottawa, Canada (2 October - 17 November).
# Zanele Muholi, Guy Tillim and Ângela Ferreira have work on Peripheral Vision and Collective Body, the opening exhibition of the new Museion in Bolzano, Italy, running until 21 September.
# Odili Donald Odita's Third Space, a commission for the Ramp Project at the ICA, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, opens on 5 September and is on view until 29 March.
# Mustafa Maluka has new work on Common Affairs at the Steirischer Herbst festival, Graz, Austria (3-26 October).
# Nandipha Mntambo and Athi-Patra Ruga are included on the Performing South Africa festival at Hebbel am Ufer in Berlin from 18 to 27 September.
# Nandipha Mntambo, Berni Searle, Zanele Muholi and Penny Siopis have work on Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body which travels to Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA (10 September - 10 December).
# Guy Tillim is included on Short Stories in Contemporary Photography at the Museum für Gestaltung/Museum of Design Zurich (23 September - 4 January).
# Tracy Payne has a solo show at Kizo Gallery in Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, running from 6 to 28 October.
# Meschac Gaba has a solo exhibition at Lumen Travo Gallery in Amsterdam, opening 6 September and running to 4 October. Gaba is included on Resilience, presented by Galleria Continua at Le Moulin, Boissy-le-Châtel, France, until 5 October, and on Carried Away: Procession in Art at the Museum Voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem until 21 September. His artistic/curatorial project Glück - Welches Glück is on view at the Deutsches Hygiene-Museum in Dresden, Germany, until 2 November.
# Samson Mudzunga received a special mention in the Mercedes-Benz Award for South African Art Projects in Public Space 2008. The exhibition is at the Sasol Art Museum, Stellenbosch, until 20 September, and travels to Daimler Contemporary, Haus Huth, Berlin (11 October - 11 January).