An introduction into artistic visions of coexistence, nature and the environment and an insight into the emerging art scene in Ghana and Mahama‘s and Thompson‘s active active role in it.
Tracy Thompson and artist Ibrahim Mahama, co-curator of the exhibition, will introduce their visions of coexistence, nature and the environment and offer insights into their works presented in the show. They will also provide glimpses of the emerging art scene in Ghana and their role in it.
Tracy Naa Koshie Thompson is a Ghanaian artist whose current interest lies in exploring mutations of and with food in art and how the politics of food consumption could be redefined beyond human-centeredness. Her work has featured at blaxTARLINES KUMASI in Accra, Ghana and the Stellenbosch Triennial 2020, South Africa.
Ibrahim Mahama is an Artist, Head of Savannah Centre for Contemporary Art Tamale and Co-Curator of "Ecologies and Politics of the Living". His artistic practice is led by his interest in the history of materials and architecture. His work has been shown at the Venice Biennale, the Norval Foundation in Cape Town, KNUST Museum in Kumasi /Ghana, documenta 14 and 22nd Biennale of Sydney amongst others.
Live on YouTube:
Ibrahim Mahama: https://www.instagram.com/ibrahimmahama3/?hl=de
Tracy Thompson: https://www.instagram.com/tracynkthompson/?hl=de
FR, 28.05. / 19:00 – 21:00