Exhibition

Video Art from Africa at Depart Foundation

28 Jan 2018 – 28 Feb 2018

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Free

Depart Foundation

Malibu
California, United States

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Video Art from Africa

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Depart Foundation presents

Video Art from Africa

In the frame of “Right at the Equator” exhibition presenting an introduction to some of the extraordinary contemporary artists emerging from Africa.

Beginning with artists from Southern African and edging North and West, Right at Equator opens the door to the remarkable talent emerging from Africa and aims to expose a new audience to work by artists who equally challenge both the way things are and the way they appear to be.

DEPART FOUNDATION

3832 Crosscreek Rd

Malibu, California 90265

USA

www.departfoundation.com

27th January – 28th February 2018

Featuring:

Halida Boughriet (Algeria), Abdoul Ganiou Dermani (Togo), Kokou Ekouagou (Togo), Dimitri Fagbohoun (Benin), Said Rais (Morocco), Mohamed Thara (Morocco).

About the curator

Kisito Assangni is a Togolese-French curator, consultant and producer who studied museology. Currently living between London and Paris, his research focuses primarily on psycho-geography and the cultural impact of globalisation. He investigates the modes of cultural production that combine theory and practice. Assangni is heavily involved in video, performance and experimental sound.

His projects have been shown internationally, including the ZKM Museum, Karlsruhe (Germany); Whitechapel Gallery, London; Malmo Konsthall, Malmo, Sweden; Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney; National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Moscow; Es Baluard Museum, Palma, Spain; National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul among others.

He has participated in symposia, talks and events at numerous international universities and festivals.

Kisito is the founder/curator of TIME is Love Screening (International video art program) and [SFIP] project - Still Fighting Ignorance & Intellectual Perfidy (Platform for critical thinking, researching and presenting Video art from Africa).

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