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Curator’s talk by Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung

Jan 18, 2018
7:00 pm

Para Site is pleased to present a talk by Cameroonian curator and biotechnologist, Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung, who took part in Para Site’s International Art Residency Programme in Jan-Feb 2018. He is the founder and artistic director of SAVVY Contemporary Berlin, one of the most thriving and active spaces in Berlin. SAVVY Contemporary is a performative space, and a discursive platform, that turns hospitality into a cultural-political issue.

In addition to SAVVY Contemporary, Ndikung is also editor-in-chief of SAVVY, a journal of critical texts on contemporary African art; curator-at-large for Documenta 14; and guest curator of the 2018 Dak’Art Biennale in Senegal. Recent curatorial projects include Every Time A Ear di Soun — a documenta 14 Radio Program, SAVVY Contemporary, 2017; The Conundrum of Imagination, Leopold Museum Vienna/ Wienerfestwochen, 2017; An Age of our Own Making in Holbæk, MCA Roskilde and Kunsthal Charlottenborg Copenhagen, 2016-17; Unlearning the Given: Exercises in Demodernity and Decoloniality, SAVVY Contemporary, 2016; The Incantation of the Disquieting Muse, SAVVY Contemporary, 2016. He is currently guest professor in curatorial studies at the Städelschule Frankfurt.

This talk will be conducted in English.



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