"Recent Histories Contemporary African Photography & Video Art", a Walther Collection exhibition and catalog

I am very proud to share with you a forthcoming exhibition titled Recent Histories: Contemporary African Photography & Video Art organized by The Walther Collection, which will run from May 7 - October 29, 2017, in Neu-Ulm, Germany. I had the awesome opportunity to contribute an interview with artist Em'kal Eyongakpa to the exhibition catalogue. See below a reproduction of The Walther Collection's press release. Should you find yourself in Germany, do stop by and enjoy the exhibition.

Dawit L. Petros,  Untitled (Prologue),  from "The Stranger's Notebook," 2016 Courtesy the artist and Tiwani Contemporary

Dawit L. Petros, Untitled (Prologue), from "The Stranger's Notebook," 2016
Courtesy the artist and Tiwani Contemporary

Opening Preview: Saturday, May 6 from 6pm-8pm
The Walther Collection
Reichenauerstrasse 21
89233 Neu-Ulm, Germany

Recent Histories: Contemporary African Photography and Video Art unites the perspectives of fourteen contemporary artists of African descent, investigating social identity, questions of belonging, and an array of sociopolitical concerns, including migration, lineage, the legacies of colonialism, as well as varied personal experiences. The exhibition features photography and video art by Edson Chagas, Mimi Cherono Ng'ok, Andrew Esiebo, Em'kal Eyongakpa, François- Xavier Gbré, Simon Gush, Délio Jasse, Lebohang Kganye, Sabelo Mlangeni, Mame-Diarra Niang, Dawit L. Petros, Zina Saro-Wiwa, Thabiso Sekgala, and Michael Tsegaye. 

Recent Histories will be accompanied by a catalogue published by Steidl/The Walther Collection.

"The Transformative Experience of Falling In" at Tangled Arts + Disability, Toronto


The Transformative Experience of Falling In

solo show by
Sab Meynert

February 23-April 25

Opening Reception: February 23, 7-9 pm, opening remarks at 8 pm

Location: Tangled Vitrines, S-30 (basement level), 401 Richmond St W, Toronto, ON, M5V 3A8
For more information: www.tangledarts.org / info@tangledarts.org
Cost: Free

Opening Reception: Back Stories at Mariane Ibrahim Gallery

Mwangi Hutter, Twinshipping, 2016. Image courtesy of Mariane Ibrahim Gallery.

Mwangi Hutter, Twinshipping, 2016. Image courtesy of Mariane Ibrahim Gallery.


Jan 25 - March 25, 2017

Opening Reception: Wednesday, January 25
6 - 8 pm

Scarlett Coten, Maimouna Guerresi, Mwangi Hutter, Ayana V. Jackson,
Sofie Knijff, Clotilde Jimenez,
Frank Marshall, Fabrice Monteiro,
Jean-Claude Moschetti, Malick Sidibe, Zohra Opoku and Lina Iris Viktor

This exhibition was co-curated with Negarra A. Kudumu.

Location: Mariane Ibrahim Gallery, 608 2nd Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98104
For more information: www.marianeibrahim.com / info@marianeibrahim.com 
Cost: Free