Events / Exhibitions

Mis-sing Reality-The Beast unleashed
Events / Exhibitions · 28. July 2023
It is a guerrilla performance disrupting the misleading narratives, popular voices and images of the Ghanaian democracy and justice system that censors the struggles of the queer community and other marginalised groups. Va-Bene would seize the closure of the International Federation of Theatre Research Conference (Accra, Ghana 2023) as an intervention to open new conversation on the "yet to be passed law" against LGBTQIA+ persons including the prosecution of artists, advocates, performers....
INTI-mate Heal-inG
Events / Exhibitions · 12. June 2022
Performance by Va-Bene Elikem Fiatsi (crazinisT artisT) 12:00 PM CET, 14th June 2022 Casinoplatz (Feminist Strike, Bern)

Invitation to LOVE fEAST 2022
Events / Exhibitions · 19. January 2022
crazinisT artisT studiO in collaboration with perfocraZe International Artist Residency – [pIAR] is inviting friends, families, artists, fans, art enthusiasts and the general public to our annual public dinner party and the official opening of pIAR 2021.
X:7 (Invitation to Group Exhibition 2021)
Events / Exhibitions · 27. March 2021
crazinisT artisT studiO in collaboration with perfocraZe International Artist Residency [pIAR] invites friends, families, artists, and the general public to our monthly group exhibition on Saturday 27th March. WHAT HAPPENS AT pIAR? pIAR is an interdisciplinary artists program, performance ‘hatchery’, incubator, laboratory and interactive platform aimed at promoting exchange between international and local artists, activists, researchers, curators and thinkers. At the end of each residency-mon

Events / Exhibitions · 23. May 2019
pIAR invites you to an open house exhibition as part of the May Artist Residency showcasing performances, videos, films, installations, digital art and working processes by the out going artists.
Events / Exhibitions · 21. June 2018
crazinisT artisT "Passing Through" in collaboration with My Dear Fagot Opening 21 June 2018 crazinisT artisT in Conversation with Ric Bower Editor-in-Chief CCQ Magazine, 5:00 pm Opening reception and party, 6 pm - 10:30 pm For his 2018 show at Gallery 1957, Passing Through – Acts of Radical Empathy, Ghanaian-Togolese performance artist Va-Bene Elikem Fiatsi, also known as crazinisT artisT, engages in a series of visual and performative transitions that form a sequel to his 2017 presentation

Events / Exhibitions · 30. March 2018
dZikudZikui-aBiku-aBiikus is the third edition of my good Friday interventions and performance series. It calls for people of all [forms] and [powers] to reflect on their contribution, action and inaction in/to human violence, discrimination, hate, prejudice, our vulnerabilities and mortality. It also sparks the crucifix as a starting point to question the failure and irresponsibility of Christianity in and outside Africa and its contradictory participation in such inhuman acts and human...
Events / Exhibitions · 09. February 2017
Consisting of a theatrical installation that displays multichannel video projections, a readymade sculpture and a performance from the artist, the exhibition explores the assumed distinctions between gender identity, class, political injustice, violence and the objectification of humans. The immersive installation is composed from female clothes gathered and worn by the artist over the years, while the video installation depicts crazinisT artisT’s daily rituals of transformation. Collectively...

Events / Exhibitions · 07. April 2016
if you love me… (The First KNUST MFA Curating show) Loco Shed, Kumasi Railway, Kumasi, Ghana 3:00pm, Friday, 15 Apr 2016 - 05 May 2016 This exhibition is a collaborative effort of railway workers, occupants, engineers, artists, and students of KNUST. The idea is to take on the space of the Kumasi Loco Shed as a living organism, a structure with a vital life of its own. The independently staged exhibition presents work born out of freedom of thought and practice, steered by attitudes of subtle...
Events / Exhibitions · 19. August 2015
Since 2011 the Chale Wote festival has gained both local and international recognition as a grand public event. It brings together all forms of arts from traditional to contemporary through a singular installation piece as a street festival, inviting many participants from Ghana and abroad. A theme is chosen every year as a subject to be explored. Chale Wote ran for one day in the first two editions and later for two days in 2013 and 2014. This year, the event has been scheduled for four days:...

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