Conversation with the artist Otobong Nkanga

Art of Change 21 - How are you feeling and coping with the coronavirus crisis? Otobong Nkanga - I am in a fog and it still feels too early for me to comment, to put together clear and precise words about it. I experience the situation as if in mourning and I also feel fear. [...]

Interview|

Otobong Nkanga at the crossroads

The Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa is hosting Otobong Nkanga up to 23 February 2020 with her solo exhibition Acts at the Crossroads. Otobong Nkanga stands at the crossroads of science, art, ecology, and anthropology. Revealing systemic fields, Nkanga describes Earth as an extension of the physical human body, and so through analogy leads the public to greater environmental [...]

Exhibition|

Otobong Nkanga, Landversation

Organising conversations about relationships with the land around a table that gathers objects created during the talking – the artist Otobong Nkanga came up with this bright idea for the 2014 São Paulo Art Biennial, which has since come to China, the Lebanon, and soon to Bangladesh. For its first edition in Brazil, Nkanga created an unprecedented [...]

One SDG, one project|