WATA don PASS; Looking West will finally open its doors.
Come to the Moderna Museet Malmö Today!
We invite you to a Seminar partly about Sweden and Norways part of the colonialism from 13.00 -18.30. Free entry!
The Seminar programme has been organised by and will be moderated by Marianne Hultman, and artists, art historians, curators and scientists from Nigeria, Norway, Sweden and Zambia will participate.
The notion that Sweden and Norway never took part in colonialism, or that if they did, their role was marginal, is still considered legitimate. But in recent years studies have disputed this claim. A new historiography is taking shape that interferes with the self-image we have become accustomed to.
How is it that some parts of history remain unaccounted for, and what does that say about us? What happens when the façade of our national identity cracks and how does that affect how we perceive one another?
Finally after a long time of preparation and workshops we open the performance and seminar project with the artists; Taiwo Aiyedogbon, Bernard Akoi-Jackson , Odun Orimolade and Christian Etongo from West Africa.
Join us during 4 days!
First we invite you to a half day seminar on May 13 at Moderna Museet in Malmö between 13.00-18.30
SEMINAR May 13 at Moderna Museet Malmö On May 13 a seminar will be held in collaboration with Moderna Museet Malmö. The programme has been organised by and will be moderated by Marianne Hultman, and artists, art historians, curators and scientists from Nigeria, Norway, Sweden and Zambia will participate. facebook event- Seminar
Then we open the exclusive Performance Event between May 14 -16 at Lilith Performance Studio in Malmö. Price: 150 SEK. Booking is required! Pleas book your ticket at: email@example.com
Between May 14-16 and for the first time in Scandinavia Lilith Performance Studio will present four newly commissioned large-scale performances with Aiyedogbon Taiwo (Nigeria), Bernard Akoi-Jackson (Ghana), Christian Etongo (Cameroon) and Odun Orimolade (Nigeria) that will take place simultaneously, without compromising neither artistic expression nor the unique experience.
Over the past year the four artists have developed performances specifically for Lilith Performance Studio. From their different artistic vantage points they highlight the emerging performance art scene in West Africa, with the common feature that performance has become an important part of their oeuvre. During three nights in May their wayward, humorous and personal works will fill the entire studio for three nights in a row.
Today Mr Bernard Akoi-Jackson and Madame Odun Orimolade will talk about their artistry at Inter Arts Center in Malmo.
Come and Join the at 7 pm. Free Entry!
Next week they will show their grand performances during WATA don PASS; Looking West – performance event at Lilith!
Bernard Akoi-Jackson (b.1979 lives and works in Tema/Accra, Ghana) examines recurrent hybrid postcolonial identities, through temporary markings and performative rituals. He often presents himself as the elusive God Eshu, the messenger between gods and humans.
Odun Orimolade’s (b.1976 lives and works in Lagos, Nigeria) practice spans a broad artistic field with painting, drawing, collage, etching, sculptural installation and performance. Several of her works clearly turns the spotlight toward the viewer challenging his/her active, passive role when experiencing the work.